Bucks Stroke Support is a county-wide service provided by the Stroke Association and Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust. The service provides high quality information, practical advice and emotional support following a stroke.

Whether you are a stroke survivor, carer or family member, Bucks Stroke Support will begin working with you after a stroke and will support stroke survivors in their recovery journeys from 6 to 12 months post stroke.

 

Stroke awareness and prevention is focussed on:

  • Employers sessions for blood pressure check ups for users and/or staff.
  • Presentations on stroke awareness and prevention to any group interested in receiving this information

 

Supporting stroke survivors is focussed on:

  • Undertaking home visits to stroke survivors to support them, their families and carers with dealing with the impact of a stroke.
  • Referring strokes survivors to any appropriate service.
  • Supporting stroke survivors to access Life After Stroke grants

 

Other activities include:

  • Supporting existing stroke groups
  • Promoting and developing stroke cafes throughout the county to allow stroke survivors an informal opportunity to meet peers and similar survivors.

Blood pressure checking sessions are available at:

Chesham Leisure Centre, HP5 1BB on 27 April, 2018 from 10.00am to 1.30pm.

Risboro Springs Leisure Centre, Hp27 9AX on 28 April, 2018 from 11.00am to 4.00pm.

Chalfont Leisure Centre, SL9 9LR on 30 April, 2018 from 8.30am to 11.30am.

Flackwell Heath Community Library HP10 9AA on 3 May, 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm.

Farnham Common Community Library SL2 3NL on 8 May, 2018 from 10.00am to 4.00pm.

 

Published on 20 Apr, 2018 (updated 1 May, 2018)

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