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As an Exercise Supporter you will be supporting stroke survivors and carers to access exercise sessions in order to improve their levels of physical fitness, reduce social isolation and support daily living.
Even making small changes to your eating habits can make a difference to your overall health, particularly if you have been told that you are at risk of having a stroke or TIA.
The UK Stroke Assembly South was held on 3-4 July at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Stansted Airport. It was another great success, with over 160 people
attending over the two days.
After a stroke you need accurate and trustworthy information to help you understand what has happened and to support you in making informed choices for your future.
Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is found in our blood. Reducing your cholesterol level can reduce your risk of stroke.
Being overweight increases your risk of having an ischaemic stroke by 22%. If you’re obese your risk increases by 64%. So it’s very important to try and maintain a healthy weight.
Exercise can help reduce the risk of an individual suffering a second stroke and helps survivors to overcome challenges they face following the physical impact of their stroke.
This week the Child stroke project celebrates its second anniversary helping young stroke survivors.
Our stroke training day courses are the most comprehensive training available for health professionals who work with those who have had a stroke and the elderly population who is most at risk of stroke. Our training provides interactive sessions to help build empathy with stroke, the largest cause of complex adult disability in the UK.