The Stroke Association has launched a new volunteer-run telephone support service to help stroke survivors who are feeling lonely or isolated. Here for You provides stroke survivors and their carers with regular telephone support and the charity wants to attract more volunteers to help rebuild lives after stroke. The coronavirus pandemic has meant that all Stroke Association Groups in Wales have been unable to meet, meaning stroke survivors are missing the vital support from other people who’ve had a stroke….


  Stroke survivors in Cardiff are being encouraged to use their experience to support others who’ve recently had a stroke. Following the celebration of Volunteers Week the Stroke Association is looking for more people like Haydn Canter from Barry, who had a stroke at 59, but has used his experience to make a positive difference. Haydn, who’s now 64, was left paralysed down one side, constantly tired and struggling to regain his independence following his stroke. He found spending time…


Whether a stroke survivor is new to golf or has stopped playing because of the disabilities stroke can cause, a new scheme is about to be launched across Wales offering the chance to get putting.   The 12 New to Golf sessions will tee-off at the Vale Resort, in the Vale of Glamorgan on 6 July. Further sessions will take place at Bryn Meadows in Caerphilly from 17 July and the Pyle and Kenfig Golf Course, Porthcawl, from 8 August….