If you or someone you know has had a stroke, you’ll understand the impact it can have on daily life, from mobility problems and communication difficulties to emotional changes. You’re not alone.
Top tips for family, friends, carers and anyone offering support to stroke survivors.
If you or someone you know has had a stroke, you’ll understand the impact it can have on daily life, from mobility problems and communication difficulties to emotional changes. You’re not alone. Come along to your local stroke club and meet others who’ve been affected by stroke. You’ll be able to share your experiences and tips for dealing with stroke, as well as enjoying a range of activities.
We offer support, friendship and understanding to all who have Aphasia (word-finding difficulties) following Stroke/TIA. Carers are very welcome too. Our aim is to acquire self-confidence in day-to-day living, find new ways to communicate if necessary and regain independence by participating in visits to local venues (dependant on weather conditions).
Stroke survivors from Cwmbran, New Inn and Newport are being encouraged to discover their musical side and join a new choir.
A stroke is not something you prepare for. So you’re going to have a lot of questions when it happens. That’s why we’re here. We’ve tackled some of the questions that you're likely to have, including details of how to find out more.
A stroke won’t just affect you, but everyone around you too. It can put a strain on your relationships and can also affect your sex life. But there are things you can do to help you cope with the impact.
"I feel exhausted all the time since my stroke”. Sound familiar? You’re not alone - many people experience fatigue after stroke.
In our new blog series, people affected by stroke share their experiences of social distancing.
Our Stroke Information Pack will help you, your family, carers and friends to understand what a stroke is and what to expect as you start to rebuild your life after a stroke. Download or yours for free today.