STEPS emotional support - Northern Ireland
Type: Support
The STEPS service in Northern Ireland will offer emotional support and counselling for stroke survivors and carers/relatives, as well as a series of self-management workshops in partnership with Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS).
Developing a self-management intervention after stroke with physiotherapists, stroke survivors and carers
This research aims to develop a new method of teaching self-management skills after stroke by investigating how physiotherapists work with stroke survivors and carers.
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.
Keeping connected
Type: Support
We know connecting with others affected by stroke is often the most important thing in helping to rebuild life after stroke. And groups across the country provide this vital support to stroke survivors and carers.
Here For You - Alaire’s story
Type: Volunteer
Adjusting to life after stroke can be a disorientating experience for stroke survivors and carers. And since the coronavirus pandemic, many are feeling more lonely and disconnected than ever.
Stroke Recovery Service
Our Stroke Recovery Service provides tailored support commencing in the acute hospital setting and continuing in homes, by addressing the long term practical, emotional and physical needs of stroke survivors and carers.
I need stroke support and information
We provide information, support and advice to help those affected by stroke. We have a number of services for both stroke survivors and carers.
Post-Stroke Review
A Post-Stroke Review identifies the unmet needs of stroke survivors and their carers, which our coordinators then address. They also carry out checks to highlight unidentified high blood pressure or Atrial Fibrillation.
Research Participants Needed: What do stroke survivors think about motivation for rehabilitation, and how can therapists help?
Type: Research
Stroke survivors and their carers are invited to take part in a workshop to share your experience with rehabilitation (including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech and language therapy) after stroke.
Setting the agenda for stroke research
Our Stroke Priority Setting Partnership (PSP) aimed to identify the research areas that matter most to stroke survivors, carers and professionals.