Stroke Connect Service

Irish Heart Foundation Stroke Connect Service

The Irish Heart Foundation Stroke Connect Service is a telephone support service for newly-discharged stroke patients and all stroke survivors who need practical and emotional support.

What the service provides
The Stroke Connect Service is a programme of weekly phone calls that:

The programme runs for 8 weeks, but there is an option to extend it if needed.

How can I access the service?
To access the service, please complete the referral form below and email it to referrals@irishheart.ie or post it to:

Stroke Connect Service Co-ordinator
Stroke Connect Service
Irish Heart Foundation
17-19 Lower Rathmines Road
Rathmines
Dublin 6
D06C780

Once we receive the referral form, an Irish Heart Foundation nurse will phone the client to complete a detailed needs assessment.

After completing the programme, stroke survivors can connect to other supports from the Irish Heart Foundation, depending on need.

For more information, please contact strokeservices@irishheart.ie or call 01 668 5001. 

Young Stroke Support Network

We have specific supports for people aged under 65 who have had a stroke. Please contact the Stroke Connect Service for more information on these supports. Our Young Stroke Support video contains useful information about life after stroke as a younger person.

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Stroke Connect Service resources

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