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Stroke Association House

Address: Stroke House 240 City Road London EC1V 2PR
Tel: 020 7566 0300, Stroke Helpline 0303 303 3100.
Fax: 020 7490 2686
Description:

Support organisation for people who have had strokes & their families.

Aims:

  • To provide practical support for people who have had a stroke, their families and carers.
  • To campaign, educate and inform, in order to increase knowledge of stroke at all levels of society.
  • To prevent strokes by informing the public how to reduce the risk of stroke.
  • To be concerned with combating stroke in people of all ages.

Activities:

  • Telephone helpline.
  • Network of regional centres, providing an education, training and information service.
  • Volunteers working to improve the communication skills of people who have had strokes.
  • Emotional support and advice to families of people who have had strokes, and to people affected by stroke who are living alone.
  • Funding and promoting research, including research into prevention, treatment and better methods of rehabilitation.
  • Helps stroke patients and their families directly through its community services. These include dysphasia support, family support, information services and welfare grants.
  • Campaigns, educated and informs in order to increase knowledge of stroke at all levels of society and acts as a voice for everyone affected by stroke.

Local Groups: Contact organisation for details.

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