This group meets on the 1st and 3rd Friday each month. The group is for anyone affected by stroke and their carers. Speakers and activities are part of the social opportunities available. The club also has a QI Gong session at each meeting. This is a chinese energy exercise which focuses on strengthening your core, breathing and balance.
This leaflet has information about how stroke can affect your balance, what can help and how you can look after yourself.
This week the Child stroke project celebrates its second anniversary helping young stroke survivors.
Although all strokes are different, there are some common problems that many people experience. Some of these effects may not be obvious to other people.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Researchers at King's College London have performed a large scale meta-analysis of previous research into a genetic variant of a protein implicated in stroke.
Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is found in our blood. Reducing your cholesterol level can reduce your risk of stroke.