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.
This research aims to develop a new method of teaching self-management skills after stroke.
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.
We believe in life after stroke. That’s why we actively campaign for better stroke care, working with politicians of all parties to ensure stroke remains high on the political agenda. It's why we fund research into finding new treatments, and also ways of reducing the risk of stroke across the UK. Find out what we're upto across Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
‘Invisible impairments’ can make it difficult for stroke survivors to maintain a job, according to a study from the University of Cambridge and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
For many people, getting back behind the wheel is a big priority after a stroke. This guide has information about how stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) can affect your ability to drive and what you need to do if you want to get back in the driving seat.
Published in the journal The Lancet, a new study suggests link between longer working hours and increased stroke risk.
We’re pleased to announce that we’re working with NHS England, and other partners, to try and develop a national plan for stroke in England.