Read about our who we are and what we do as a charity.
Thanks to the generosity of 90-year-old philanthropist Jack Petchey and his friends and family, an incredible £90,000 has been raised for the Jack Petchey Back to Work Fund. This initiative will help London’s stroke survivors return to the workplace following the devastation of a stroke.
Find out the results of our impact and satisfaction survey and how we're performing against Information Governance policies and standards. You can also read about our achievements in research and how we monitor the performance of our helpline against our service standards.
We pride ourselves on providing high quality information and delivering an excellent service to those affected by stroke. Here you can read about our commitment to quality and our standards.
Anyone can be put forward as a trustee and people may nominate themselves, or someone else they think may be suitable (with their consent). Find out the requirements of the post and how to apply.
In this edition we're celebrating the courage of stroke survivors, including people like Pete, who recently won a Life After Stroke Award. A severe stroke left Pete with the communication disability, aphasia, but it also changed his whole outlook on life. He now volunteers tirelessly to helps other people who've had their lives turned upside down by stroke.
In this edition, we look at the impact of stroke on families and hear from a carer, Adam, on how his family has remained strong after his wife had a stroke following child birth. We also have advice on everything from driving after stroke to reducing blood pressure and the benefits of befriending.
Our 5 year research strategy demonstrates where our vision lies and how we aim to get there.
‘Invisible impairments’ can make it difficult for stroke survivors to maintain a job, according to a study from the University of Cambridge and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
Since 1991, the Stroke Association has spent more than £55 million supporting vital stroke research. This research has had a real impact on our understanding of stroke, on the way stroke is treated in the UK, and ultimately on the lives of those affected by stroke.