Organisation type: Voluntary or Community Sector
We are the Stroke Association.
We believe in life after stroke. That’s why we support stroke survivors to make the best recovery they can. It’s why we campaign for better stroke care. And why we fund research into new treatments and ways of preventing stroke.
Stroke Recovery Service Haringey
If you or someone you care about has had a stroke, our service can provide advice and support to help your stroke recovery.
We’ll work with you and people you care about to identify your support needs and plan how these will be met, enabling you to make the best possible recovery.
Who is this service for?
- Stroke survivors
- Family members
What does this service offer?
After your stroke we can provide:
- Home visits by a coordinator to assess your needs.
- A personalised plan to support your recovery from stroke.
- Reviews to track your progress.
- A comprehensive health and social care review 6 months after your stroke.
- Practical and emotional support for carers and families.
- Information leaflets and factsheets in a range of languages.
- Introductions and referrals to other local organisations that can help you.
In the longer term, we can put you in touch with:
- Our network of support groups and longer term support in the community.
How does it work?
- You or someone you care about can contact us to make a referral. Your GP or other health and social care professional e.g. from the stroke ward can also refer you.
- We will arrange to visit you at home to find out how we can help you.
- We offer information, advice, and support to you, your family or carer.
- We will review your needs.
- We will put you in touch with people in your local community who can offer you peer and group support.
- We will write and send your formal six month review report to your GP.