Stroke Association trainer Doug Youngson answers some frequently asked questions about caring for a stroke survivor.
When someone close to you has had a stroke, they may need help and support after they return home from hospital. Find out the different ways you can support a stroke survivor, and what help and support is available for carers.
The Seaford Stroke & Caring Club is open to stroke survivors and persons with a disability. The club enjoys a range of activities including musical programmes, exercise, art, games and visits from external speakers. Meetings are concluded with some afternoon tea and bingo.
Tilehurst Caring for Stroke welcomes all stroke survivors, carers and family members. We offer a friendly chat and a cuppa.
The Department of Health’s public consultation on Reshaping Stroke Care, which launched in March, closed on Friday 30 August 2019. The Stroke Association has submitted our consultation response for the Department of Health to consider.
The third chapter of our lived experience of stroke report looks into the challenges facing stroke survivors and the help they need.
After a stroke some people may need to move to a care home. On this page you can find information and advice on how to find the right care home and how to pay for your accommodation. For many, the thought of moving into a care home is very frightening. We hope the following information will reassure you and help you to make the right choice.
The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Professor of Stroke Care has been awarded the DBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List. Professor Caroline Watkins, who is the only stroke care professor in the UK, was honoured for her services to stroke and nursing care.
Researchers at University College London say that stroke care needs to be centralised in large specialist units in a radical shake-up of hospitals.
Our mission is to provide relief and practical support to residents of West Berkshire who live with the effects of a stroke, to their families and to their carers.