This Community Stroke Prevention Service gives advice on all aspects of secondary stroke prevention, exercise and support is available through a weekly group.
This is a prevention service for people who have suffered a stroke or T.I.A.
The service provides advice and support on lifestyle, risk factors on a 1:1 basis and also within group settings.
This leaflet explains why your lifestyle might be putting you at risk of stroke, and the positive changes you can make to reduce your risk.
The Bedford Stroke Prevention Service provide support for those who have already had a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA or mini-stroke), or who have been told that they may be at high risk of stroke.
This service covers Bedford Borough.
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.
Our coordinators will help you reduce your risk of stroke by working intensively with you to plan realistic lifestyle changes - such as giving up smoking, taking gentle exercise or eating less salt.
By attending our training we hope that you will increase your knowledge about stroke, broaden your skills when caring for a stroke survivor and help to drive up standards of care
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