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Stroke - Local Support groups

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Around Hounslow and Isleworth

Stroke Ex-Patient Meeting: Open to all stroke patients their families and friends.1st Monday of every month from 2pm - 4pm.

Contact:  Ahlam Wynne, Stroke Specialist nurse, Stroke Unit, Kew Ward. WMUH. Tel: 0208 560 2121.

 

Hounslow Stroke Club: Open to all who had stroke. Social club, outings, lunches, advice and information. Every Tuesday 10 -12pm. Contact: 87 Brabazon Road, Heston, TW5 9LL. Tel:020 8897 0723

 

Brentford Stroke Club- St Paul's: General stroke club. Every Wednesday 10.30- 12.30pm. Contact: Betty Morgan. Tel: 020 8230 5701.

 

Different Strokes:  Exercise, social group and support for younger people who had stroke. Every Saturday. 1.30 - 3.30pm. Contact: Vijay Raj Patel,

Tel: 07970642087. The Heart of Hounslow, 92 Bath Road.

 

Integrated Neurological Services: Provides ongoing rehabilitation and support to people with Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Strokes and their families through self-help therapy groups and home visits led by experienced, qualified therapy staff.

Contact: 42 Alexandra Road, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 2BS. Tel: 020 8940 7662. email:ekinnear@ins.org.uk

 

The Stroke Association- Information Advice and Support Service: Information on prevention of stroke; information to stroke survivors, carers and family members. provide practical advice, essential information and emotional support.

Contact: Suzie Lawrence;  Mon-Fri 9am-5pm; Tel: 01895 835862/07538 795 221. email: suzie.lawrence@nhs.net 

Sally Newton; Mon-Wed 9am-5pm. Tel:020 7486 8786. email: sally.newton@nhs.net

c/o Blue Building; 4-8 Whites Grounds London SE1 3LA.

 

Upbeat Heart Support Group: Information Desk at West Mid Hospital

This is situated in the atrium opposite the main reception desk and is staffed every Tuesday and Wednesday by volunteers with free advice and literature available

Contact: Ron Grant on 020 8560 1981 or Stephen Hamilton on 020 8255 1425.

 

Moving on : Life after stroke support groups, outings, entertainment, exercise. Contact: Gill Ritchie. tel: 020 8979 5877. email: strokeinfo@aol.com. ROethampton, Hampton Hill, Richmond, Twickenham.

 

MY WORD: Aphasia specialist group in Hounslow. Entertainment, support, information. Every Thursday 10am -12pm.

Contact: Pam Kokri, Kinga Scales. Tel: 020 630 3626.

 

Hounslow Stroke Prevention and Patient Support Group : Hounslow Stroke Prevention and Patient Support Group provides stroke prevention and patient support activities.The group intends to hold meetings with health professional guest speakers to give talks on stroke complications, treatments and how to improve self care of an ongoing condition.

For more information Contact:Tel: David Cahill 0208 572 8959

                                                             Elaine Williams  0208 751 2263/ 07523 126116

                                                            Email: davidcahill@onetel.com

 

LINks:  LINks is a way for people to have an impact in improving health and social care services in the community. Anyone can join. Hounslow LINk is able to look at all aspects of health and social care and really put services under the microscope. You can join as an individual or as a representative of a group or organisation and have your say.

For more information contact :Email : hounslowlink@hapuk.co.uk. Phone:   0845 094 9497 or 01225 701120

London

Aphasia Group Harrow: This group is affiliated to Speakability. It isun by volunteers and meets every Wednesday 10.30 -12.30  at The Lodge 64, Pinner Road Harrow HA1 4HZ. It offers activities to encourage communication, social activities and outings.

For more information contact: Margot Crosts Tel: 0208 423 5716

The Hatch End group meets at the Bentley centre 94 Uxbridge Road Harrow HA3 6DH every fortnight on Thursdays from 10.00 12.00

For more information contact:

Mary Mahoney  01923 223473

Connect: Connect is a national charity. Their vision is a world where people with aphasia (communication disability) can find opportunity and fulfilment. They work to promote effective services, new opportunities and a better quality of life for people living with aphasia.
Contact: 16-18 Marshalsea Road, London SE1 1HL. Tel: 020 7367 0840.

IntandemIntandem is a private speech and language therapy service offering support and counselling to people with communication difficulties and their families.

For more information, including about charges, contact:

 Cathy Sparks Tel; 0208 943 0695

 Sam Simpson Tel: 0208 943 0572 

Disability Network :  is a registered charity which supports people to enhance their independence and freedom of choice. Services include a newsletter, social outings, a drop-in advice and information service and outreach service and a wheelchair and scooter users forum once a quarter.

For more information contact:

Tel 0208 577 0956

Email     mail@disabilitynetworkhounslow.org

Address:  The Star Centre 63 65 Bell Road Hounslow TW3 3NX

Different Strokes - Central regional coordinator, Jeffy Wong .Tel:020-7924-9775.email: jeffy@differentstrokes.co.uk

Middlesex Conatct:Gerrie Norcross. Tel:020-8361-0247. email:middlesex@differentstrokes.co.uk

 

SMASH(Sutton and Merton Aphasia Self Help Group): People who came together to help each other cope with the effects of aphasia.

Contact: Sutton Centre for Independent Living and Learning, 3 Robin Hood Lane ,Sutton, Surrey SM1 2SW. Tel: 020 8770 4058.

 

Speakability: Speakability is the national charity for people living with aphasia -- a loss of communication skills caused by stroke, head injury or other neurological damage. The charity runs a network of support groups and a freephone information service.

Contact: Speakability,1 Royal Street, London,SE1 7LL. Helpline: 080 8808 9572 Tel: 020 7261 9572

email: speakability@speakability.org.uk

 

St. Paul’s Centre: A number of community groups run from the centre including keep fit, Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Beavers, Cubs, Toy Library, Age-Concern, indoor-bowling, Stroke Club.

Contact: St Paul’s Road, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 0PN.Tel: 020 8568 7442. email: office@stpaulscentre.org.uk

 

The Stroke Association: The Stroke Association is a charity solely concerned with stroke. We provide support to people who have had strokes, their families and carers.

Contact: Stroke House, 240 City Road, London. EC1V 2PR. Helpline:0845 30 33 100 Tel:020 7566

 0300.mail: info@stroke.org.uk

 

Hounslow public library - Information can be found at your local public library. Other Local information can be found at London Borough of Hounslow Health and Social Care

 

See also Stroke Library, Brain and nerve disorders in general, Carer support ,  Disability support ,  Older people's support

 

Go to Stroke Information Point

 

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