The One Step Forward is a Stroke Association affiliated group that offers peer support, interesting speakers and a various range of leisure activities.
We are working in partnership with Active Stirling to develop Forth Valley Moving Forward after Stroke. This programme provides a 12-week programme of exercise, advice and support for stroke survivors to help reduce the risk of further stroke. The exercise and education sessions can help you to improve physical fitness, and explore positive lifestyle changes.
In April 2016 Alastair suffered a brain haemorrhage. At 57 he had only just retired and was looking forward to enjoying some well-earned time with family and friends. He spent a total of 10 months in hospital recuperating.
Getting regular exercise is one of the best things you can do to reduce your risk of a stroke. This guide explains how exercise can improve your health, suggests some activities for you to try, and gives some organisations and resources that can help you find a form of exercise that suits you.
Sculptor to HM The Queen, London based Frances Segelman, sculpted Julian Fellowes last night at a VIP charity event at the London Film Museum in aid of the Stroke Association.
Pos+Ability offer a range of activities including chair based exercise, exercise using equipment, peer support and rehabilitation. Attendance at the group is by referral only, which can be made via a GP, Physiotherapist, Speech and Language Therapist, or Occupational Therapist.
Rough Runner is an obstacle course challenge, combining distance running with a variety of obstacles along the way, each inspired by game shows such as Total Wipeout, Takeshi's Castle, Gladiators, and Fun House.
Suffolk 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.
New study suggests that task-specific reach-to-grasp training for arm and hand rehabilitation is feasible for stroke survivors to perform, and acceptable for them to do.