Our service provides high quality information, practical advice and emotional support in the aftermath of a stroke. We begin working with a stroke survivor and their family immediately following a stroke, and will continue to provide the support people need, for as long as they need it – within their own homes and back into the community.
A first hand account on the benefits of attending UKSF
Affiliated Independent Stroke Clubs are supported by a wide range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
Our policy positions set out in detail where we stand on big issues that affect stroke survivors and the wider world of stroke.
Published in the journal Age and Ageing, a new systematic review of the current research suggests that anticoagulant drugs may have cognitive benefit for those with AF (atrial fibrillation).
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In this edition, we explore the benefits that simple lifestyle changes can make to reduce stroke risk and improve your health and happiness. We also take a look at communication problems and the latest research into vision problems.
In this edition, we focus on the benefits of hobbies to stroke recovery. We also look at the latest research to reduce post-stroke disability and provide tips for finding a care home that's right for you.
Researchers are seeking volunteers in Devon to help study the benefits of singing groups for people with a communication disorder associated with strokes.
This study has been funded by the Stroke Association.
Our Life After Stroke service groups play an important role in ensuring that stroke survivors don't become socially isolated. They also help to build the confidence and self-esteem of the people who attend. As a Stroke Group Supporter, you will be part of a team assisting in the running of one (or more) of these service groups.