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Trustees and Patron

Think Ahead is managed by a team of dedicated Trustees, all local people affected by Stroke, either as Stroke Survivors or Carers. The Trustees are appointed by the group members, and the Board of Trustees is reviewed each year.
Did you know?

Around half of stroke survivors suffer depression in the first year following their stroke.

Trustees

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Think Ahead is managed by a team of dedicated Trustees, all local people affected by Stroke, either as Stroke Survivors or Carers.

The Trustees are appointed by the group members, and the Board of Trustees is reviewed each year. The Trustees meet each month to assess and decide on group policy and debate the effectiveness of current activities. All decisions are made collectively.

The management experience of the Trustees reflects the diversity of their backgrounds and is currently chaired by Mike Aspinall a founder member of Think Ahead.

Andy Burnham MP – Think Ahead Patron

AndyBurnhamGovForeword from Andy Burnham MP, Patron, Think Ahead Community Stroke Group

As patron, I’ve visited Think Ahead Community Stroke Group on a number of occasions, and I challenge anyone who attends one of its many meetings, activity groups and excursions not to be moved by the bravery and enthusiasm of its members and the dedication shown by staff and volunteers.

I have recently had a stroke and I need help with...