In light of recent events, Think Ahead Stroke has addressed all areas of its operations. Peer mentoring, groups and activity services are now being moved online. Read more
It's a difficult time for us all right now, but it's important to remember that people are still experiencing serious conditions such as stroke. Here's a quick reminder from Think Ahead Stroke that we're here to help. Remember: if you have a stroke it's a medical emergency, and you must call 999! Read more
The early days after a stroke are usually the hardest, and stroke survivors and their carers will often find themselves in a very unfamiliar and even threatening world where even simple tasks can seem impossible. Support for stroke survivors during lockdown is available via phone or video. Read more
Founded in 2000, Think Ahead Stroke works with health professionals to provide support for stroke survivors and provide opportunities for the community to learn about stroke and get involved with stroke support.
In light of recent events, Think Ahead Stroke has addressed all areas of its operations. Peer mentoring, groups and activity services are now being moved online.
The best way that Think Ahead can connect with stroke survivors across the Borough is via its front-line health professionals. Nurses, GPs, practice nurses, occupational health practitioners, physiotherapists and therapists all come into daily contact with stroke survivors – and can help Think Ahead Stroke help their patients.
No matter what stage you’re at in your stroke recovery there are steps you can take to improve your health and quality of life. Think Ahead Stroke can help stroke survivors from day one, leaving the hospital, transport & getting around, house & home, money & finances and getting out-and-about again.
The Think Ahead Tavern is a lively pub themed support group for working age male stroke survivors and carers.
Think Ahead Stroke organises a variety of carefully developed and accessible group activities and classes for stroke survivors. In light of the Covid-19 pandemic we now offer a range of virtual activity groups for stroke survivors.
Think Ahead Stroke has created a step-by-step stroke information and recovery programme. Mentoring Programme. A free programme for stroke survivors and their carers that covers building confidence and independence, healthy living, communication, accessing local services, mobility and support for carers. Read more