Professors Fiona Rowe and Audrey Bowen, and Dr Emma Patchwood are at the forefront of transforming stroke care for generations of stroke survivors - thanks to gifts left in the Wills of people like you.
Getting regular exercise is one of the best things you can do to reduce your risk of a stroke. This guide explains how exercise can improve your health, suggests some activities for you to try, and gives some organisations and resources that can help you find a form of exercise that suits you.
Affiliated Independent Stroke Clubs are supported by a wide range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
The Stroke Association has joined forces with 14 other charities and Sport England to launch a new campaign: “We Are Undefeatable”. The campaign aims to support people living with health conditions to build physical activity and exercise into their lives and to celebrate every victory, big or small.
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.
Stroke Association Voluntary Groups are supported by a range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
Our Government’s current stroke strategy is coming to an end in 2017 and there is no plan to introduce a new one. In this edition of Stroke News, we tell you how we're calling on Government to keep stroke on its agenda. Sign our petition today and help create A New Era for Stroke.
Find out about the pioneering stroke research that is shaping the future for stroke survivors; how a Life After Stroke Grant helped Megan Giglia achieve Paralympic gold; and read our top tips for cycling after stroke.
In this edition, we focus on the benefits of hobbies to stroke recovery. We also look at the latest research to reduce post-stroke disability and provide tips for finding a care home that's right for you.
Meet the stroke survivors and researchers working together to develop a new aphasia treatment. Find out about sailing after stroke and how to build activities that help with rehabilitation into your daily routine.