Caring for someone who has had a stroke

Information on strokes and recovery from a stroke can be found on the NHS website. The Stroke Association has a carers guide with information and resources to access

Within Dorset, there are the following stroke groups that may be able to offer you support:

  • Blackmore Stroke Club, Charlton, near Shaftesbury. Contact 01747 853428.
  • Sherborne & District Stroke Club – first Friday of each month, 10am-12noon. Contact Riverside Nursing Home, Westbury, Sherborne, DT9 3QZ – Judith Maidment 01935 817229.
  • Stroke Club, Blandford and north Dorset . Contact Tracie Palmer 01202 636752
  • Weymouth Stroke Group – first and third Tuesday of each month. Contact Gerry Barr 07580 664210.