TELEPHONE SUPPORT: Befriending service for people who have suffered a stroke
|Organisation||Northfield Stroke Club|
Allen Cross Community Centre
24 Tinkers Farm Road
During the Covid-19 pandemic, support is being made available over the telephone.
-mental stimulation through social interaction, games, quizzes and activities;
-appropriate gentle physical exercise and relaxation;
-information about ways of accessing help or resources through talks, Q&A and individual support from speakers from a range of statutory and third sector support agencies;
-general therapeutic activities including singing, arts and crafts, theatre workshops, Qi gong, percussion;
-specific health related activities including regular blood pressure testing, talks on nutrition, fire and personal safety etc.,
-social interaction, development of friendships and sharing of experiences with other members;
-fun and enjoyment through entertainers including singers, comedians and theatre groups, all of which encourages interaction and participation;
-trips out to places of interest including the Life After Stroke Centre at Bromsgrove, ten pin bowling, botanical gardens and pub lunches;social interaction, development of friendships and sharing of experiences with other members – most of all it is about finding companionship and friendship with other people who understand what life is like after a stroke.
All our activities aim to improve the health and wellbeing of stroke survivors and carers.
|Categories||Social Activities,Befriending,Health Advice and Guidance|