Our first UK Stroke Assembly event in Northern Ireland took place on Monday 8 April 2019 at the Glenavon House Hotel, Cookstown. 144 stroke survivors, carers, volunteers and stroke professionals attended this inspirational event, sharing experiences with like-minded people, influencing decision-makers and taking action on stroke.
Brian is rebuilding his life after stroke left him unable to speak, read or write and he was diagnosed with aphasia. He also had mobility problems.
Film-maker Lotje Sodderland (‘My Beautiful Broken Brain’; ‘Can You Rebuild My Brain?’) directed our Rebuilding Lives campaign. Lotje tells us what the campaign means to her.
Max features in our Rebuilding Lives campaign. He had a stroke at his 7th birthday party. Find out how he's rebuilding his life after childhood stroke.
Luna features in our Rebuilding Lives campaign. She had a stroke aged 20, while studying at university. She now volunteers to raise awareness of stroke in young people.
The Exhibition and Stroke Club Exchange are a key part of the UK Stroke Club Conference. Based in the hub of the conference centre, the exhibition provides delegates with a chance to learn about products and services that can support groups and their members in their life after stroke.