After stroke, you may be concerned whether you’ll be able to return to work and what you’ll do if you can’t.
Thanks to the generosity of 90-year-old philanthropist Jack Petchey and his friends and family, an incredible £90,000 has been raised for the Jack Petchey Back to Work Fund. This initiative will help London’s stroke survivors return to the workplace following the devastation of a stroke.
The Stroke Club Conference brings together those involved in running and volunteering at stroke clubs and groups from across the UK.
Our leisure time is valuable, and taking part in hobbies and interests is an important part of life after stroke. You may want to return to interests you enjoyed before your stroke, or try out some new ones. We've got some ideas that may help you.
In the UK, there are over 500 stroke clubs and groups providing support to around 16,000 people affected by stroke. These groups offer social support, promote independence and reduce the risk of isolation.
How aphasia may affect your mood and emotions.
After a stroke or a TIA (transient ischaemic strokes) you must stop driving immediately, but for many people this is temporary. Find out how to get back to driving following a stroke.
Looking for travel insurance after a stroke? AllClear is a specialist medical travel insurance company that covers many health conditions, including stroke.
Information on where to get financial and emotional support, as well as advice on driving and getting back to work.
Gemini Search and the Stroke Association ran a four week placement to help a young stroke survivor rebuild her confidence and get back to work.