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 or post it to:

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

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 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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