If you or someone you know has had a stroke, you’ll understand the impact it can have on daily life, from mobility problems and communication difficulties to emotional changes. You’re not alone.
Top tips for family, friends, carers and anyone offering support to stroke survivors.
We offer support, friendship and understanding to all who have Aphasia (word-finding difficulties) following Stroke/TIA. Carers are very welcome too. Our aim is to acquire self-confidence in day-to-day living, find new ways to communicate if necessary and regain independence by participating in visits to local venues (dependant on weather conditions).
If you or someone you know has had a stroke, you’ll understand the impact it can have on daily life, from mobility problems and communication difficulties to emotional changes. You’re not alone. Come along to your local stroke club and meet others who’ve been affected by stroke. You’ll be able to share your experiences and tips for dealing with stroke, as well as enjoying a range of activities.
Stroke survivors from Cwmbran, New Inn and Newport are being encouraged to discover their musical side and join a new choir.
A stroke is not something you prepare for. So you’re going to have a lot of questions when it happens. That’s why we’re here. We’ve tackled some of the questions that you're likely to have, including details of how to find out more.
A stroke won’t just affect you, but everyone around you too. It can put a strain on your relationships and can also affect your sex life. But there are things you can do to help you cope with the impact.
Make May Purple for stroke is the Stroke Association's annual stroke awareness month, which takes place every May.
Our publications provide accurate and accessible health information for stroke survivors, carers, friends and family.
Stroke survivors, carers, friends and family share their personal experiences of stroke.