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 - registration from 9:30 am
Royal National Hotel
38-51 Bedford Way
London WC1H 0DG (nearest tube is Russell Square)
Draft agenda includes:
Megan Giglia, stroke survivor - representing GB in Rio 2016, paracycling team: "Acceptance ... the key to change"
Professor Tony Rudd - National Clinical Director for Stroke NHS England: "Developing effective services for people after stroke"
Professor Pankaj Sharma - Professor of Neurology, University of London & Consultant Neurologist, Imperial College London: "Out with the old, in with the new"
Jo Johnson - Clinical Neuropsychologist: "Shrinking the Smirch"
Shonagh West - Welfare Rights Team Manager, Camden Council: "Update on Personal Independence Payments"
Hands on sessions - Qi Gong/Tai Chi, Counselling, Cognitive Issues, Meet the Trustees
Don't miss out! For more information and to BOOK ONLINE now, click here
Different Strokes Volunteer of the Year Award 2014
The winner will be announced at the Different Strokes conference in London on 4th October. They will be looking for a younger stroke survivor with Peter’s qualities of reliability, determination in striving to overcome the effects of stroke, adaptability, enthusiasm, professionalism, kindness and integrity. Most of all the winner will be making a difference to other stroke survivors.
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