Stroke Association trainer Doug Youngson answers some frequently asked questions about caring for a stroke survivor.
When someone close to you has had a stroke, they may need help and support after they return home from hospital. Find out the different ways you can support a stroke survivor, and what help and support is available for carers.
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.
We are a small but very friendly group who meet on the first and third Saturdays of the month. We discuss things of common concern and interest - not always to do with stroke - and have refreshments. Sometimes we play games or have a quiz.
Exmouth Stroke Survivors club has 15 to 18 members who have survived a stroke, five carers and two helpers. They come together for support and companionship.
The group offers social support, outings and meals, exercise, and IT and back-to-work skills.
The Solihull Stroke Survivors is a friendly and welcoming group of volunteers and members.
Nailsea Stroke Survivors Club is a Stroke Association Voluntary Group. The group is open to stroke survivors and aims to help improve communication skills, build confidence and provide an opportunity to meet and support other stroke survivors.
We are a stroke support group for anyone affected by stroke in the Wirral area. We provide information, regular peer support meetings, activities and outings.
This research will develop a new self-management programme for stroke survivors with aphasia and their families, to help them to adjust to and manage their lives after stroke.