Our leisure time is valuable, and taking part in hobbies and interests is an important part of life after stroke. You may want to return to interests you enjoyed before your stroke, or try out some new ones. We've got some ideas that may help you.
The Stroke Helpline provides information and support to stroke survivors, carers, families, and anyone who wants to learn more about stroke. Find out how our Stroke Helpline can help you.
Affiliated Independent Stroke Clubs are supported by a wide range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
Hobbies and interests are a good way to keep your mind and body active and can help you to continue your recovery while you’re at home. Doing something you love can improve anxiety or low mood.
Neil Johnson from Airdrie in Scotland had a stroke at the age of 32. The effects were devastating - he couldn’t walk or talk. After months of rehabilitation, Neil wants to raise awareness that a stroke happens in the brain and can happen to anyone of any age.
Nick was chief executive of a financial planning company and a loving husband and father of three children when a stroke turned his world upside down. Find out more about Nick and his stroke.
Learn about our latest partnership with Game of Thrones actor Emilia Clarke and her charity SameYou.
Had a stroke? Know someone who has? We’re here every step of the way with a range of Stroke Support services that can help you cope with the aftermath of stroke and support you as you work towards rebuilding your life.
In the UK, there are over 500 stroke clubs and groups providing support to around 16,000 people affected by stroke. These groups offer social support, promote independence and reduce the risk of isolation.
Will my stroke treatment and support be different because of coronavirus (COVID-19)?