Who We Are and What We do

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.



Covid-19: Adapted Support & New Services

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.


Author: David Innes-Edwards

Health & Social Care Professionals

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.


Author: Adam Jackson

My Stroke Information

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.


Author: Adam Jackson

Activities and Groups

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.


Author: Adam Jackson

The London Marathon 2021

Alex Yoxall, Our Engagement Officer, will be embarking on the toughest challenge of his life...The London Marathon! His goal? To channel his Mum's strength after her stroke by raising awareness and funds to help create a Media Centre which will support hundreds of local Survivors. Can you help?


Author: Mike Aspinall

Target amount: £7,500.00

Amount raised: £250.00


It is thought that around 50% of strokes could be avoided by following 5 simple lifestyle rules

When it come to a stroke acting FAST is critical to saving a life

Support courses

  • Stepping Stones For Stroke

    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

  • Well-being Courses

    Think Ahead Stroke’s Well-being Courses help stroke survivors and their carers better understand their state of mind, giving them the tools they need to cope emotionally and aid recovery. Read more