The Covid-19 Vaccine - what it means for Stroke Survivors

As the coronavirus vaccine continues to be rolled out nationwide, many stroke survivors will be left wondering what it means for them. Below are the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions below. Read more

Amazon Smile – Step by step

Think Ahead Stroke are proud to announce that we are a selectable charity on AmazonSmile. Donate 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligible purchases to us…at NO extra cost to yourself. Read more

Barry Taylor completes gruelling six month swimming challenge for Think Ahead Stroke

A Wigan businessman has raised thousands of pounds for a stroke charity by swimming every day for six months, in memory of his father. Read more

Think Ahead Stroke Launches Health & Social Care Professionals Update

Are you a health and social care professional professional working with stroke survivors and those who are for them? Read why Think Ahead Stroke has launched an email update for you. Read more

Think Ahead Stroke Reveals Revamped Community Support

Think Ahead Stroke has revealed its revamped programme of support and activities, amended to fit with ongoing social distancing measures. Read more

No Last Orders as Taverners Hit the Web

Think Ahead Stroke has taken its popular pub-themed support group online, as it launches new ways to support stroke survivors across the Borough during the Coronavirus lockdown. Read more

Think Ahead Stroke Gets Animated

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

Wigan Borough Covid-19: Useful Community Information

Finding basic necessities like food and medicine can be a problem, and isolation and the worry about the coronavirus is hard on our mental and physical health, so here’s a list of Wigan Borough contacts and information that might be useful to you at this time. Read more

Coronavirus Update: Stroke Information Centre Closed

In light of the current Coronavirus crisis, Think Ahead Stroke has closed its Wigan Stroke Information Centre to the public, stroke survivors and carers, and cancelled all seminars, groups and activities for the foreseeable future. Read more