Whether you'll be able to return to work and what you're going to do if you can't may be causing you a lot of worry.
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.
If you have had a stroke and are of working age, SWAGS offers peer support, information, and help with problems in an informal, friendly setting. New members always welcome. The group meets on the second Friday of every month.
Our working age stroke support group in Ashford offers a friendly, informal environment for peer support. We discuss and share ideas for moving forward after being affected by stroke. Our volunteers always welcome new members and offer vital support to our group.
Download the back to work guide for employers - Stroke for Employers
Thanks to the generosity of 90-year-old philanthropist Jack Petchey and his friends and family, an incredible £90,000 has been raised for the Jack Petchey Back to Work Fund. This initiative will help London’s stroke survivors return to the workplace following the devastation of a stroke.
The Sir Jack Petchey Peer Mentoring Service provides support and guidance for working age stroke survivors looking to return to work. This is London-wide pilot part funded by City Bridge Trust.
We provide information for employers about stroke, its effects, and how to support stroke survivors as they return to work.
Gemini Search and the Stroke Association ran a four week placement to help a young stroke survivor rebuild her confidence and get back to work.
Our complete guide to stroke for employers can help employers prepare for someone's return to work after a stroke. It will tell you about stroke, the changes it can cause and how they can affect someone in the workplace.