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We are a carers support group and we meet monthly on a Thursday. The meeting is from 7.00pm to 9.00pm at the Thatch and Thistle.
We also meet monthly on a Wednesday, from 1.30 - 3pm, at ACE Centre, Nelson, BB9 7NH.
Caring for a stroke survivor can be a challenge. Many carers feel exhausted and isolated, and the financial impact can come as a shock. This guide has information and advice for anyone caring for a stroke survivor at home, and explains some of the benefits you might be entitled to as a carer.
Edward was nine when his dad, Andrew, had a stroke in 2013. Edward knew his dad needed support with daily living, so decided to do all he could to help him.
We provide information and support to stroke survivors and their carers. We also offer exercise sessions run by a trained instructor and a range of social activities.
Our group always offers a warm welcome, friendly faces and the opportunity to talk to someone who understands what you are going through, because they've been through it too.
The Maldon and Dengie Stroke Support and Carers' Group provides information and support to stroke survivors and their carers. It also offers group exercise sessions run by a qualified exercise instructor or a neuro trained physiotherapist. The group also offers a range of social activities including outings.
A friendly support group that welcomes stroke and heart survivors and their carers from the local and surrounding areas. This group meets once a month for social activities, a chat and a light lunch.
The Renfrewshire Stroke and Carers Welcome Café is a Stroke Association voluntary group working in partnership with Renfrewshire Carers Centre and meet on the second Monday of every month. The Café offers communication, social and carer support to anyone who has had a stroke or in a caring role.
Most stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) survivors are asked to take medicines, which some can find difficult. However, taking the medicines prescribed after a stroke, or TIA, and following lifestyle advice can reduce the chance of another stroke by 80%.