Sculptor to HM The Queen, London based Frances Segelman, sculpted Julian Fellowes last night at a VIP charity event at the London Film Museum in aid of the Stroke Association.
Thanks to the generosity of 90-year-old philanthropist Jack Petchey and his friends and family, an incredible £90,000 has been raised for the Jack Petchey Back to Work Fund. This initiative will help London’s stroke survivors return to the workplace following the devastation of a stroke.
On this page you'll find information on how to manage your absence from work, what financial support is available as well as tips and advice on how to talk about stroke with your employer and how to deal with the effects of stroke while you're preparing to return to work.
‘Invisible impairments’ can make it difficult for stroke survivors to maintain a job, according to a study from the University of Cambridge and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
The project aims to employ similar techniques to the PLORAS project to predict which patients are most suited to which speech and language therapy.