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Read the latest news about My Stroke Guide and other topics like stroke research and finding support.

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New aphasia friendly guides for video calling and messaging apps

Alex

We now have aphasia-friendly guides available on how to download and use video calling apps Zoom, Skype and WhatsApp.

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Your views matter, help us improve My Stroke Guide

Alex

As we grow My Stroke Guide, it’s vital that we capture our users' feedback and suggestions to better develop it into the best resource and support tool for stroke survivors, their carers and loved ones.

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Share your experience to improve stroke research

Alex

People affected by stroke are experts in what it is like to experience and live with stroke.

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Get back into gardening with Dobbies Garden Centres

Alex

Gardening is a brilliant hobby to improve physical activity, mobility and emotional wellbeing. Gardening can help you move more, and improve your fitness in and around your home.

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Making the most of your summer

Alex

If you are feeling anxious about travelling this summer or the logistics and expense after a stroke feels too much, don’t give up. There’s plenty to enjoy at home.

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Support World Stroke Day: 29th October 2020

Alex

According to World Stroke Organisation, 1 in 4 adults will have a stroke, the best way to prevent it or decrease your risk of stroke is to keep your body and mind active.

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Have your say for stroke

Rosie.Brown

We’re asking people affected by stroke, including close friends and family who are supporting stroke survivors, and health and social care professionals in stroke to choose their most important unanswered questions about stroke. 

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Personal alarms - Lifeline24

Rosie.Brown

The process of recovering from a stroke or TIA is often long and challenging. Thankfully, with the right equipment and support in place, many people can continue living safely and independently in their own homes after a stroke.

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The new Digital Health Assistant (DHA)

Rosie.Brown

Digital Health Assistant (DHA) is a new email service that will provide stroke survivors with information relevant to their stroke and its effects.

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