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Care after Stroke

Information for patients and their carers. Based on the national Clinical Guidelines for Strokes by the Royal College of Physicians.

Bracknell Thursday Stroke Club

Always need helpers. Provide entertainment, therapy, outings, socials, bring & buys, raffles, sing alongs, speech therapy. Our aim is to get members out of the house.

Different Strokes

A Charity Set up by Younger Stroke Survivors for Younger Stroke Survivors

Dundee Stroke Studies Center

In Ninewells Hospital & Medical School, Dundee we have a large Stroke Studies Centre where we have a proven track record in studying patients with Strokes and TIAs

East Kent Young Strokes Support Group

Each year over 100,000 people in England and Wales have their first stroke. About 10,000 of these are under the age of 55. Stroke is the largest single cause of severe disability with over 300,000 people affected at any one time. Despite the scale of the problem, a recent research report commissioned by the Stroke Association [Ebrahim, S. & Redfern, J. (1999) Stroke Care: A Matter of Chance, The Stroke Association, London] found that nationally:

N. Ireland Chest/Heart & Stroke Association

Each year in Northern Ireland almost 10,000 people die from Chest, Heart and Stroke illnesses. Scarcely a family in our community has not been affected. The Northern Ireland Chest, Heart and Stroke Association is committed to caring for today and finding a cure for tomorrow.

Scotland - Chest/Heart & Stroke Association

Aiming to improve the quality of life for people in Scotland affected by chest, heart and stroke illness through medical research, advice and information, and support in the community.

Stroke Information and Resources

A A stroke is a serious and sometimes life-threatening condition. It is a leading cause of disability and the fourth leading cause of death among Americans. Until recently, if you were to experience a stroke, supportive care was all that was available. But now, stroke management has progressed to a point where a stroke can be stopped in its path.

The Conductive Education Website

Conductive Education is a form of special education and rehabilitation for children and adults with motor disorders. It is appropriate for conditions where disease or damage to the central nervous system affects a person's ability to control movement. In childhood these conditions include cerebral palsy and dyspraxia, and in adulthood, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and those who have had a stroke or head injury.

The Stroke Association

The Stroke Associationís Community Services provide support for people affected by stroke. We have an information and education service and provide welfare grants and publications.

Volunteer Stroke Service, Borders East

The Volunteer Stroke Service, part of Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland helps people who have had a stroke resulting in speech and communication problems. Our aim is to help people attain the maximum recovery possible and help them have a life after stroke.
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