The Childhood Stroke Project is a collaboration between us and Evelina London Children's Hospital. It's funded by the Margaret Giffen Charitable Trust. The service provides tailored information and support for children, young people and families affected by stroke.
Sources of information for families and young people affected by stroke in childhood.
The Childhood Stroke Support Service offers information, advice and support to families affected by stroke in childhood. For more information please visit the Childhood Stroke webpage or contact Anna Panton on 07715 065925.
A range of resources relating to childhood stroke, such as handbooks, storybooks, and videos. This information is ideal for families and young people who want to learn more about stroke and related diagnoses.
Every year around 400 children in the UK will have a stroke. The Stroke Association has supported the Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health (RCPCH) to develop new clinical guidelines for childhood stroke, which states the use of the FAST test, brain scans and rehabilitation.
Parent support and information days.
Register for the next Childhood Stroke Parent Support and Information Day on Saturday 10 June 2017.
This week the Child stroke project celebrates its second anniversary helping young stroke survivors.
The Positive Strokes Club offers social and communication support and enjoys lots of entertainment, speakers and outings as part of a action packed prgramme.
This club meets on the first Monday of each month, 1.30pm - 4pm
The Loughton Stroke Club welcomes membership from people affected by stroke in the area. The club provides peer support and offers social and recreational activities including games, conversation, outings, talks and presentations by visiting speakers.