Financial help while you’re out of work
The financial impact of a stroke can be stressful for you and your loved ones, but there may be benefits you can claim while you’re unable to work.
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Application form guidance
Guidance on completing an application form for a paid role with the Stroke Association. This may be helpful when you come to apply for a position with us.
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I am self-employed, can I get sick pay after a stroke?
Type: Support
If you work for yourself you are not eligible for Statutory Sick Pay, which is paid by employers.
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Benefits and financial help after a stroke
Type: Support
Many people find that their finances suffer after a stroke. This page is about the main types of financial help available, and where to go for individual advice.
Your rights at work
Type: Support
On this page, you can find information about your rights at work following a stroke, such as what the law says about disability and what to expect from your employer.
Changing careers and volunteering
Type: Support
On this page you'll find information tips and advice of career change and volunteering after stroke.
Meet Cath, a volunteer who supports a Speakability group
Type: Volunteer
Cath Friel ensures her group can enjoy outings, find out how.
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If you can't drive after a stroke
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Stopping driving can be tough, but there are other accessible types of transport to help you get places, including to work and health appointments.
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Employee benefits
This page lists the employee benefits of working for the Stroke Association including holidays, pension, and Life Assurance.
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The changing landscape for stroke
Type: News
The changing landscape for stroke by Juliet Bouverie, Chief Executive of the Stroke Association.
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