The Irish Heart Foundation Stroke Connect Service (SCS) is a weekly telephone support service for newly discharged stroke patients and all stroke survivors who need practical and emotional support post-stroke.
What the service provides:
The Stroke Connect Service provides a structured programme of weekly phone calls over 8 weeks to give support and encouragement to stroke survivors to make the best recovery possible and ensure they have the information they need to live well post-stoke.
The service runs for 8 weeks but there is an option to extend this period if needed.
After completing the 8 week programme stroke survivors can connect to additional supports provided by the Irish Heart Foundation, depending on need.
The focus of the weekly phone calls is to:
After referral to the service, an Irish Heart Foundation nurse will phone the client to complete a thorough needs assessment.
How do you access the service?
To access the service please complete the referral form below and email to email@example.com or by post to:
Stroke Connect Service Coordinator,
Stroke Connect Service,
Irish Heart Foundation,
17-19 Lower Rathmines Road,
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: 01 6685001 for further information.