Different Strokes

Different Strokes is a registered charity providing a unique, free service to younger stroke survivors throughout the United Kingdom since 1996.

We are run by stroke survivors for stroke survivors, for active self help and mutual support.

**BOOK NOW - Different Strokes Conference 2014**

The theme is "Coping with Change After Stroke" and it promises to be a lively and informative day with a great line-up of speakers and sessions. 

Saturday 4th October

Royal National Hotel
38-51 Bedford Way
London WC1H 0DG  (nearest tube is Russell Square)

For more information and to BOOK ONLINE or download a booking form, click here


Recruitment of new CEO

Different Strokes empowers younger stroke survivors, their families and others who care for them to reclaim their lives and ambitions through active support.

We are recruiting a new Chief Executive to lead our small staff team and large network of volunteers as we implement a new strategic vision to expand our reach, our channels of delivery and our sources of funding. The role is based with our small head office team in Milton Keynes and involves contact with and occasional travel to our network of volunteer led exercise and support groups across the UK.

If you are an experienced senior leader with a track record of income generation, strategy development and working with a trustee board we would be delighted to hear from you. If you have an understanding of the challenges that younger stroke survivors must overcome, so much the better.

To request a full information pack and details of how to apply please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications close at 5pm on 15 August 2014. Interviews will take place in the week commencing 1 September. 


Do you live in Milton Keynes?  Would you like to volunteer at the Different Strokes Office?

We have are currently looking for stroke survivor volunteers to join our small, friendly team at the Different Strokes office in Milton Keynes.  This is an opportunity to build skills and confidence whilst using your personal experience of stroke. 

Duties include general administration and providing a listening ear to other stroke survivors via the StrokeLine.  Training will be provided and we will pay your expenses. 

For more information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .   


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We would be really grateful if you could fill out a short survey and share your views if you have used one of our services:

•    Information pack: www.surveymonkey.com/s/R9T6229
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•    Newsletter: www.surveymonkey.com/s/RY52NX5  


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Different Strokes Central Services
9 Canon Harnett Court
Wolverton Mill
Milton Keynes MK12 5NF

Tel: 01908 317618 or 0845 130 7172
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