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.
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.
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.
LEGS (London Exercise Group for Stroke) provides specialist group exercise in a supportive and enjoyable environment for people who have experienced a stroke.
Published in the journal The Lancet, a new study suggests link between longer working hours and increased stroke risk.
This week the Child stroke project celebrates its second anniversary helping young stroke survivors.
The Stroke Association works with and for stroke survivors. We work with all stakeholders who have an interest in stroke, including the pharmaceutical industry, to achieve a common goal - to conquer stroke. Our guidelines ensure our approach to working with pharmaceutical companies is transparent and cannot compromise our independence.
Pos+Ability offer a range of activities including chair based exercise, exercise using equipment, peer support and rehabilitation. Attendance at the group is by referral only, which can be made via a GP, Physiotherapist, Speech and Language Therapist, or Occupational Therapist.
Read about our quality standards.
Find out about our service standards and our performance against these, as well as what people who've contacted our stroke helpline think of the service.