This Christmas, we’re celebrating some of the ways our stroke groups across the UK are helping stroke survivors with their recovery and empowering them to believe “I am more than my stroke”.
Garry Rees, from Tredegar, Wales spent Christmas in hospital, after he had a stroke caused by a bleed in his brain in December 2019. After three months of gradual progress, the coronavirus pandemic brought Garry’s rehabilitation to an abrupt halt.
Many stroke survivors use art in their recovery and each year, through our Christmas Card Competition, a stroke survivor’s artwork is made into a limited edition Christmas card and sold in our range to raise vital funds for stroke survivors across the UK.
Tristan Maynard, 71, had a stroke in March 2018, which left him in constant pain and paralysed on his right side.
Supported by his physiotherapists and Moving Forward After Stroke group, Tristan looked for ways to build movement into his daily routine to help him get active again.
The second day of the European Stroke Organisation Conference 2018 highlighted the value of collaborations between professional societies and patient representatives for the advancement of stroke care.
Research shows that group singing can help stroke recovery, and raised questions like ‘what makes a successful singing support group?’
NHS England's Long Term Plan outlines priorities and plans for the NHS in England for the next 10 years. Stroke is named as a new national priority.
We're excited to annouce our recent partnership with Game of Thrones actor Emilia Clarke and her charity SameYou. Newly founded SameYou aims to transform recovery care for young adults following hospital treatment for brain injury and stroke.
Ana Palazon, Director Cymru of the Stroke Association, responds to findings of the third annual report on stroke services in Wales.
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.