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The UK Stroke Assembly: an annual event that enables stroke survivors and their families to express their opinions and hopes in a UK-wide forum. Find out more

2015 UK Stroke Assembly presentations now available to view!

on Sat, 16/08/2014 - 00:00

Information from the 2015 UK Stroke Assembly is now available online.  Click here to view the presentations, programme booklet and programme outline.

If you would like more information about any of the topics covered please contact the Stroke Association or Speakability.

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How accessible is the event?

The Steering Group work very hard to make the UK Stroke Assembly accessible for as many people as possible. An Advisory Group of stroke survivors and carers also help us to do this by giving advice on what their needs are and where we could make further improvements.

Here is a list of some of the things we do to make the event as accessible as possible:

  • Choosing the right venue - considering the layout and seating, bedroom facilities, access for wheelchair users, location, parking
  • Menu choices are suitable for those with one sided weakness
  • Carefully plan the structure and content of the

An inspiring couple of days

on Wed, 17/06/2015 - 17:09

The fifth UK Stroke Assembly held on 9-10 June 2015 was an energetic and spirited couple of days, with 175 peole affected by stroke having their say on matters important to them.

“so much positive energy"

Thank you to everyone who has shared their opinions and inspirational stories, as well as all our speakers, exhibitors and suppliers who have made this another fantastic event.  We hope that you have been encouraged to take action on stroke.

We are pulling together the photos, films and feedback from the event and will share this with you soon.

Leading stroke organisations join the Steering Group

on Mon, 09/02/2015 - 17:20

We are pleased to announce that Connect and Different Strokes have recenlty joined the UK Stroke Assembly Steering Group.   We are also joined by user representatives from all four nations.  Together we are working together to plan an exciting UK Stroke Assembly in 2015. Click here to find out more about all the Steering Group members and their role.

With your help we will Take action on stroke.

Have your say!

on Sat, 16/08/2014 - 23:39

If you are interested in helping us shape the programme of future UK Stroke Assembly events or ensuring that the event is as accessible to as many as possible, then we would love to hear from you!  We are always looking for stroke survivors and their carers to be more involved in the planning of become part of the UK Stroke Assembly Advisory Group. This event is for you so join us in the planning and lets hear what you think the Assembly should be about.

Click here to contact us!