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.
Postdoctoral Fellow: Dr Eirini Kontou
This study will explore whether an existing therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), can be used for people with aphasia. Information will also be collected to design a future large-scale trial evaluating this approach.
The Dorchester Social Stroke Club ia a Stroke Association affiliated group which welcomes membership from people affected by stroke in the Dorchester and surrounding, area. The group provides information and peer support and offers social and recreational activities including games, exercise, sailing, outings, talks and presentations by visiting speakers.
Dorset County Council have funded this Stroke Association service to provide essential information on your type of stroke, the side effects and to help to reduce the impact it can have.
If you or someone you care about has had a stroke, our Stroke Coordinator can provide practical advice, essential information and emotional support.
Our Level 2 in Stroke Awareness & Acquired Brain Injury qualification is aimed at HCAs, Care Home & Domiciliary staff who need to know how to act FAST and react to stroke emergency. Ideal training for residential, respite, day care, home care or acute and rehabilitation healthcare staff.
Launched today, an NIHR review of research evidence into the organisation and quality of stroke service is available to download from the NIHR website.
Stroke Association Voluntary Group
If someone you know has had a stroke, it’s likely that you’re going to have lots of questions. That’s why we’re here. Our "Five things you need to do" can help you start to get the answers you need.