For over thirty years the Stroke Association has invested in research that has changed the lives of stroke survivors just like Karen. But the coronavirus pandemic has caused massive disruption to stroke research, and we’ve seen a dramatic reduction in our income.
Stroke is one of the biggest killers in Wales and a leading cause of disability, with around 7,400 strokes occurring each year. There are nearly 67,000 stroke survivors living in Wales.
We're seeking someone to be a Trustee for our Board and the Chair of our Wales Advisory Committee. You will join a strong Board of Trustees and Executive Leadership Team in bringing wise insights and strategic guidance as we enter a new and exciting period of growth.
Find out how stroke changed Krishna’s life and how we’re working harder than ever to stay close to stroke survivors, even though we’re apart.
Stroke still strikes every five minutes in the UK. Stroke researchers like Lucy are finding ways to continue their work to help people affected by stroke rebuild their lives.
We’re partnering with Smooth Radio to let people know that we’re still here to support them to rebuild their lives after stroke during these difficult times.
We're bringing the UK Stroke Assembly 2020 to you. We'll provide online resources, workshops and materials to support your recovery at home. We're hosting weekly webinars and a range of activities to keep you engaged with our community and to ensure everyone is able to find the support they need.
Our new Stroke Association Connect service offers a lifeline to people affected by stroke, by proactively reaching out to offer essential reassurance and information, and to connect them to available ongoing support to help them rebuild their lives.
Will my stroke treatment and support be different because of coronavirus (COVID-19)?
Stroke still strikes every five minutes in the UK and recovery is tougher than ever with increased isolation and social distancing.
Find out how we’ve helped Jim to rebuild his life and how we’re developing new ways to make sure we can still be there for stroke survivors, and our NHS.
Claire has been a Stroke Supporter Coordinator in the Fylde and Wyre area for almost five years. She tells us how her job has changed during the coronavirus pandemic.