Our Government’s current stroke strategy is coming to an end in 2017 and there is no plan to introduce a new one. In this edition of Stroke News, we tell you how we're calling on Government to keep stroke on its agenda. Sign our petition today and help create A New Era for Stroke.
Six-year-old stroke survivor Ollie and his mum Nicola look forward to taking part in Step Out for Stroke. Plus find out how you can use gardening to aid your recovery after stroke.
The UK Stroke Assembly is an annual event, that gives those affected by stroke a voice to talk about the issues that matter to them. Whether a stroke survivor, carer or family member this unique event is your opportunity to: share your story, hear about the latest developments in stroke, try something new and take action.
More than 350,000 people in the UK have aphasia, a communication disability which can affect their ability to understand, speak, read, write and use numbers.
Stroke survivors Lorraine, David and Andrew share their experiences of aphasia and how they are finding new ways to communicate, and we celebrate the achievements of our Life After Stroke Award winners.
Speakability Voluntary Groups provide long-term social and peer support to people affected by stroke. They are self-help groups run by and for people with communication difficulties. They meet together to reduce social isolation and rebuild the confidence of members. As a Stroke Group Supporter you will help run the group and organise their annual programme of activities and events.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information on treatment and therapy options.
Our Voluntary Groups play an important role in ensuring that stroke survivors do not 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 helping the committee run and support the group.
Had a stroke? Know someone who has? We’re here every step of the way with a range of Life After Stroke Services that can help you cope with the aftermath of stroke and support you as you work towards rebuilding your life.
Every year we partner with RNIB to help raise awareness of regular eye tests.