If you or someone you know has had a stroke, you’ll understand the impact it can have on daily life, from mobility problems and communication difficulties to emotional changes. You’re not alone. Come along to your local stroke group and meet others who’ve been affected by stroke.
SW London Stroke Club (Moving On) provides the opportunity for stroke surviviors to meet in an informal atmosphere where they may share ideas, swap information and enjoy each other's company and support. Family and friends are most welcome and regular Carers Support sessions are offered.
What can you expect when you start your recovery in hospital? This section covers the move from acute care to rehabilitation in hospitals, introduces the multi-disciplinary team of stroke that will help with your recovery, and provide information on starting rehabilitation therapy. It also looks at the question of whether you will fully recover from your stroke.
Physiotherapy is often an important part of rehabilitation after a stroke. This guide explains how physiotherapy can help with limb-strengthening, relearning patterns of movement, and a variety of other problems a stroke survivor may experience.
A long established local group and Stroke Association affiliated club offering friendship and various leisure activities.
This guide talks about some of the most common emotional changes people experience after a stroke, why they happen and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.
The aim of the PhD is to investigate the impact of language therapies on the everyday conversations of people with non-fluent aphasia (a specific type of aphasia where speech is broken and sentences are limited or very simplified).
Maidenhead Stroke Club welcomes membership from people affected by stroke in Maidenhead, Ascot and Windsor areas. The group provides information and peer support and offers social and recreational activities including games, conversation, outings, and music. The group also offers gardening gable and music and knitting therapies as well as stroking owls.
The Chepstoe Stroke Experience Group is a Stroke Association affiliated group which offers long-term peer support and theraphy.
Non-invasive brain stimulation to improve word finding abilities in stroke survivors