Getting regular exercise is one of the best things you can do to reduce your risk of a stroke. This guide explains how exercise can improve your health, suggests some activities for you to try, and gives some organisations and resources that can help you find a form of exercise that suits you.
LEGS (London Exercise Group for Stroke) provides specialist group exercise in a supportive and enjoyable environment for people who have experienced a stroke.
If you've already had a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA or mini-stroke), or if you've been told that you may be at high risk of stroke, we're here to help.
Stroke survivors can be referred to the Exercise-based Stroke Rehabilitation service for a 12 week programme. 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.
Diabetes doubles your risk of a stroke, so it's important that it's treated and controlled well if you have it. This guide explains what diabetes is, the link between diabetes and stroke, and how to make changes to your lifestyle to reduce your risk.
This club meets on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. The club has regular speakers and exercise sessions, and is open for people affected by stroke and their carers.
Ceredigion Stroke Recovery Service provides high quality information, practical advice and emotional support following a stroke. Whether you are a stroke survivor, carer or family member, we will begin working with you after a stroke. We will continue to provide the support you need, both at home and in the wider community.
The West Norfolk Health and Wellbeing Stroke Group provides hydrotherapy which is by referral only, please contact Gemma Smith for more information.
The Carmarthen Stroke Club is a Stroke Association independent affiliated stroke group, which offers various activities including social and communication support, exercise, refreshments, outings and games.