This guide explains why physiotherapy is an important part of rehabilitation after a stroke.
This leaflet has information about how stroke can affect your balance, what can help and how you can look after yourself.
The stroke group provides information and peer support to stroke survivors and their carers; it also offers exercise sessions run by a trained physiotherapist and a range of social activities.
The group always offers a warm welcome, friendly face and the opportunity to talk to someone who understands what you are going through because they've been through it too.
This club meets on the first and third Tuesday each month at the Bede Lodge venue 1pm - 3pm. They also have an indoor bowling session every month which is held on the forth Tuesday each month.
The club has exercise sessions and relaxation therapies available at the venue along with speakers and activities. Outings and seasonel events are also part of the club programme.
If you or someone you know has had a stroke, you’ll understand the impact it can have on daily life, from mobility problems and communication difficulties to emotional changes. You’re not alone. Come along to your local stroke group and meet others who’ve been affected by stroke.
This guide explains what private treatments are available for stroke and what to consider before deciding if it is right for you.
The West Somerset Stroke Club was founded in 1977 by a Speech and Language Therapist and an Occupational Therapist. Working with skilled and friendly volunteers, the two co-founders are now retired but are still running the club which meets every Wednesday during school terms from 10am - 2pm.
The Club offers support and advice to people who have experienced Stroke illness.
The Maldon and Dengie Stroke Support and Carers' Group provides information and support to stroke survivors and their carers. It also offers group exercise sessions run by a qualified exercise instructor or a neuro trained physiotherapist. The group also offers a range of social activities including outings.
The most common effects of stroke are physical ones such as weakness, numbness and stiffness. This leaflet has information about some of the different physical problems that people may have after stroke, and what can help to improve them.
Portsmouth Stroke Club welcomes membership from people affected by stroke in Portsmouth City. The group provides information and peer support and offers social and recreational activities including games, conversation, some physiotherapy, communication support, outings, talks and presentations by visiting speakers.