Our Government’s current stroke strategy is coming to an end in 2017 and there is no plan to introduce a new one. In this edition of Stroke News, we tell you how we're calling on Government to keep stroke on its agenda. Sign our petition today and help create A New Era for Stroke.
In this edition, we focus on the benefits of hobbies to stroke recovery. We also look at the latest research to reduce post-stroke disability and provide tips for finding a care home that's right for you.
Six-year-old stroke survivor Ollie and his mum Nicola look forward to taking part in Step Out for Stroke. Plus find out how you can use gardening to aid your recovery after stroke.
In your spring 2013 edition, the Aylen family share their experience of coming to terms with the emotional impact of stroke after Andrew had three strokes at the age of 21. We also take a look at how pets can make a difference to your recovery.
In this issue we celebrate our Life After Stroke Award winners - inspirational people like Charlotte who made an incredible recovery after a stroke at the age of seven. We also take a look at our campaign report, Feeling overwhelmed, which focuses on the emotional impact of stroke and outlines our work to make sure people get the right assessment and support.
Stroke survivors Lorraine, David and Andrew share their experiences of aphasia and how they are finding new ways to communicate, and we celebrate the achievements of our Life After Stroke Award winners.
Stroke News is the free magazine for everyone affected by stroke. We produce three issues a year, offering you shared experiences, support and guidance for adapting to life after stroke.
Stroke survivor Ian tells us how joining a stroke group changed his outlook on life for the better, and shares his group's plans to Make May Purple. Explore our advice and ideas for accessible days out and our Helpline guidance on getting back to work after a stroke. Plus, find out how you can get involved in Step Out for Stroke.
Professors Fiona Rowe and Audrey Bowen, and Dr Emma Patchwood are at the forefront of transforming stroke care for generations of stroke survivors - thanks to gifts left in the Wills of people like you.