Stroke Survivors’ Day

Irish Heart’s National Stroke Survivors’ Day

April 4th in Croke Park.

Whether you’ve had a stroke, or you’re the carer or family of someone who has had one – the worries and fears stroke bring can seem overwhelming.

You’re not alone! Hear from inspirational stroke survivors and carers just like you at our free National Stroke Survivors’ Day on April 4th in Croke Park from 10.30 am to 4 pm

United for stroke – the Irish Heart continues to lead the way in stroke patient support and Act FAST awareness. Medical and healthcare experts will be on hand throughout the day to answer your questions – helping you cope with the aftermath of stroke as you work towards rebuilding your life.

Our guest speakers include Brendan Courtney, carer and TV personality, Jillian Ennis O’Boyle, stroke survivor and Mayor of Athboy, and Natalie Treacy, carer and Sinn Fein councillor.

Choose from a selection of 20 workshops covering topics, including:

• Stress and coping strategies

• Aphasia

• Returning to work

• Financial information and social welfare entitlements

• Fatigue management

• Epilepsy and stroke

• Vision loss after stroke

• Relationships and intimacy

• Seated yoga

• Mindfulness

There will be plenty of time during the day to meet others and share your own experiences. To reserve places at this event, please email Tracy Egan or tel: 01 6685001

Stroke Rehabilitation

Recognising the symptoms of stroke and accessing treatment immediately is very important.

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Preventing a stroke

The risk of a stroke is increased by certain things in your lifestyle which you can change.

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Stroke and Communication

After a stroke you may have problems communicating with others.

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Social Welfare Entitlements

Financial support – find out what you're entitled to.

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Driving after a Stroke

What you need to know about driving after a stroke.

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Quit Smoking

Stopping smoking is the single most important step you can take to reduce your risk of stroke.

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from heart and stroke disease

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