Press Releases

​Enfield Grandson Takes on a Sporting Challenge with a Difference

Apr 08, 2015 14:54 BST Stroke Association

Stroke survivors entering care homes are missing out on crucial rehabilitation and being ‘written off’, the Stroke Association and Chartered Society of Physiotherapy are warning today

Apr 01, 2015 10:55 BST Stroke Association A survey found that 3 in 5 care homes are not following National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines that the needs of a stroke survivor must be assessed by a specialist within 72 hours of admission.

​Elland Estate Agent fundraising for stroke in memory of mum

Mar 24, 2015 16:16 GMT Stroke Association Elland estate agent Ami Baxter is raising vital funds for the Stroke Association in memory of her mother, by donating £5 to the charity for every house she sells.

Craig’s marathon effort for Stroke

Mar 24, 2015 14:37 GMT Stroke Association Craig Davis, 30yrs old postman, from Uckfield, will be running the London Marathon for the Stroke Association this April. Craig is delighted to finally have a place after applying every year since he was 18 yrs old.

​Stroke survivors enjoy showcase of local support

Mar 24, 2015 10:21 GMT Stroke Association Stroke survivors, volunteers, carers and organisations from Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale came together on Monday 23 March, to celebrate the support for stroke survivors in the area.

Trio to take on sixteen of London’s Bridges in Thames Bridges Bike ride

Mar 23, 2015 15:24 GMT Stroke Association A trio from Tri Fits –U, a small Triathlon/Duathlon Training Club based in Warlingham, have signed up for this year’s 50 mile extended, Thames Bridges Bike ride. Mick, Shelley and Natalie will be riding over sixteen of London’s most famous bridges and going past many iconic landmarks, during the ride which takes place on the 10th May 2015.

Mar 23, 2015 15:15 GMT Stroke Association Donna Boyles from Reading watched on with pride as her husband and son ran the half marathon at the weekend.The father and son team, who are both local football referees, signed up for the run to raise money the Stroke Association after Donna had a stroke in January this year.

​Kings Heath husband steps out for stroke in memory of his wife

Mar 23, 2015 15:02 GMT Stroke Association

​Middlesex Dad Takes on the Bridges for Stroke

Mar 23, 2015 14:52 GMT Stroke Association

​New stroke group launched for young stroke survivors in Newham

Mar 16, 2015 14:50 GMT Stroke Association