View the programme for the UK Stroke Club Conference 2020 here, and return to see the webinar videos after the event.
Each year, the UK Stroke Club Conference continues to flourish as we connect with more clubs and groups around the country, encouraging and empowering those new to their roles to learn from others experiences.
The UK Club Conference events are intimate and relaxed, allowing you time to talk and engage with the stroke clubs and groups on a one-to-one basis.
Andrew Cook, Direct of Customer Experience, delivers a statement about the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on charities, and how people can help in this time.
Dr Emma Patchwood shares some advice on coping with anxiety and ways to support yourself.
Professor Audrey Bowen, from the University of Manchester, is funded by the Stroke Association to carry out research into strategies for coping with cognitive difficulties after stroke. Like many researchers across the UK, Professor Bowen’s work has been affected by the pandemic.
The Stroke Association's Stroke recoveries at risk report is based on the responses of almost 2,000 people affected by stroke, including 130 in Wales, making it the largest sample of the stroke community since Covid-19 took hold.
Read the key findings from our Stroke recoveries at risk report.
We anticipate a shortfall of £1.5 million in our funding programme this year to resume current research and support vital new projects. This could have a catastrophic knock-on effect for stroke research and delay access to important new life-changing treatments that allow people to rebuild their lives after stroke.
It can be hard for stroke survivors and their families to cope with the financial aftermath of a stroke. Struggling to keep up with essential bills and other regular payments can mean extra stress and worry at what is already a difficult time.