Stroke Connect Service

The Irish Heart Foundation Stroke Connect Service

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 or by post to:

Stroke Connect Service Coordinator,
Stroke Connect Service,
Irish Heart Foundation,
17-19 Lower Rathmines Road,
Dublin 6


Please contact or Tel: 01 6685001 for further information. 

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