We are a dedicated group of volunteers who have provided support for stroke survivors in the Thornbury district since 1981. We are affiliated to the Stroke Association which is a national organisation and we are also a registered charity in our own right.
A list of the Stroke Association's policies on gambling.
Read tips on how to tailor your nomination for the Life After Stroke Awards.
This page explains why many people have communication problems after a stroke, what kinds of problems they may have and how speech and language therapy can help.
A stroke can leave you with balance problems which increases your likeliness of falling. Read our fall prevention tips and find out where to find support if you're worried about falling.
Our leisure time is valuable, and taking part in hobbies and interests is an important part of life after stroke. You may want to return to interests you enjoyed before your stroke, or try out some new ones. We've got some ideas that may help you.
Many people find that their financial situation changes after they have a stroke. This section describes the main benefits, credits and grants that are available from the government.
Support stroke survivors by volunteering to become a My Stroke Guide buddy or a Peer Supporter.
Our first UK Stroke Assembly event in Northern Ireland took place on Monday 8 April 2019 at the Glenavon House Hotel, Cookstown. 144 stroke survivors, carers, volunteers and stroke professionals attended this inspirational event, sharing experiences with like-minded people, influencing decision-makers and taking action on stroke.
A haemorrhagic stroke is a stroke that is caused by bleeding in or around the brain. Although they are less common than strokes that are caused by a blockage, they can be much more serious.