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.
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.
We are a voluntary run group and we provide weekly ongoing support to stroke survivors and carers. It is a very informal gathering which encourages people to share experiences, to take part in varied activities or maybe to just have a chat, which can all help with their recovery.
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.
Colchester Communication Support Service works with stroke survivors who are living with communication difficulties. Our service can bring you opportunities to develop communication strategies, help rebuild confidence and independence, and get you back to life after stroke.
Around a third of stroke survivors experience post-stroke depression, and 20% will suffer from emotionalism within six-months of their stroke. Our Emotional Support service can help.
Around a third of stroke survivors suffer from aphasia, a language disorder which can affect speech, comprehension and reading and writing skills. The Stroke Association has the skills and experience to help people with these communication disabilities.
Sunderland Peer Support Service has a variety of groups to help people reconnect with their local community, and gain peer support and encouragment to access the resources on hand. Groups are available in a variety of locations across Sunderland, and can be accessed by both stroke survivors and carers.
This club meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month. Activities and monthly speakers and seasonal outings are some of the social activities on offer.
This club supports stroke survivors and their carers from Blyth and surrounding areas.
Gateshead Communication Support Service works with stroke survivors who are living with communication difficulties. Our service can bring you opportunities to develop communication strategies, help rebuild confidence and independence, and get you back to life after stroke.