Download your communication support pack
Type: Support
Download your communication support pack to help you, your family and friends to learn about communication difficulties after a stroke.
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Supporting someone with communication difficulties
Type: News
Guidance for family and friends on how to help a stroke survivor with everyday conversation and speech and language therapy.
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Video calling for people with aphasia
Type: Support
Video calling is a popular way to connect with family and friends. This guide will give you information about three popular options: Skype, Zoom and WhatsApp.
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Helping people with aphasia get online
Type: Support
During the coronavirus pandemic, more of us have turned to technology to keep in touch with family and friends. But for lots of stroke survivors, especially those with communication difficulties including aphasia, getting online can be a struggle. This can leave them feeling lonely and isolated.
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Pay tribute to someone special by raising money in their memory
Whether you’re looking to take part in one of our events or organise something yourself to bring together family and friends, we’re here to support you.
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Back on track
Marc Hodes, 53 from Nottingham, was busy with family life, a successful career as an IT director and coaching at his local football club when he had a stroke.
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Our publications
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Our publications provide accurate and accessible health information for stroke survivors, carers, friends and family.
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Top tips for family and friends
Type: Support
Top tips for family, friends, carers and anyone offering support to stroke survivors. Following these easy steps will help you better support them in their life after stroke.
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Step Out for Stroke
Step out for Stroke is a series of sponsored walks for everyone regardless of age or ability; so gather your friends, family, colleagues and neighbours to head to your nearest fab, fun Step out event.
Stroke recoveries at risk report: Willie's story
Type: Campaigns
Willie is 47 and lives in Portadown. Willie was a busy music teacher, performing musician and family man when he had a stroke late one night in October 2017. He spent two months in hospital receiving physiotherapy and occupational therapy and has paid for additional private therapy to help with his recovery. But everything changed for Willie during the pandemic.
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