Balance problems are common after a stroke, and feeling dizzy or unsteady can make it difficult to walk and move around. This guide has information about how stroke can affect your balance, what can help and how you can look after yourself.
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.
Join us for the Kiltwalk in Dundee in 2018. There are various distances to choose from and kilts are optional!
Join us for the Kiltwalk in Edinburgh in 2018. There are various distances to choose from and kilts are optional!
The Blackwood Stroke Support Group is a Stroke Association voluntary group that offers peer and communication support as well as speakers and activities including outings, meals, games, quizzes, and art.
An informal space for stroke survivors aged 18-65 to meet new people, share experiences, and have access to support and information regarding stroke and recovery. Family members and carers welcome.
Details on how to enter the Christmas card competition 2017.
You're not alone. Come along to your local stroke support group in Calderdale and meet other people affected by stroke. You will be able to share your experiences and tips for dealing with stroke, as well as enjoying a range of activities, events and outside speakers.
We offer support, friendship and understanding to all who have Aphasia (word-finding difficulties) following Stroke/TIA. Carers are very welcome too. Our aim is to acquire self-confidence in day-to-day living, find new ways to communicate if necessary and regain independence by participating in visits to local venues (dependant on weather conditions).
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.