Browse through a list of organisations that can provide information and support for carers. Others are dedicated to meeting the needs of carers alone.
Being an informal carer can take many forms. You might be giving emotional support, personal care, helping with shopping, or just being there for someone after a stroke. Our guide looks at self-care for carers and the emotional impact of a stroke on family and friends. Plus practical tips on finances and funding, and ideas on how to support someone with their recovery.
The stroke group provides information and support to stroke survivors and their carers; it also offers exercise sessions run by a trained instructor and a range of social activities.
The Maldon and Dengie Stroke Support and Carers' Group provides information and support to stroke survivors and their carers. It also offers exercise sessions run by a trained neuro-physiotherapist and a range of social activities including outings.
The East Lancs Carers Group aims to support people in need and to meet other carers in the same situation who understand how they feel, and find ways to cope when things become a little difficult.
Meetings are online and will be held on Zoom.
Our group provides the opportunity to meet other stroke survivors and carers and share their experiences of stroke. We enjoy a good laugh and have discussions on a wide variety of topics.
A guide for family, friends and carers of people who have had a stroke, from the Stroke Association. Packed with information about the emotional impact of stroke, rehabilitation and recovery, and the support available to carers.
This research aims to develop a new method of teaching self-management skills after stroke by investigating how physiotherapists work with stroke survivors and carers.