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Enhancing care, services and research

More than 5,000 South Australians experience a stroke each year. Our passionate team is focused on maximising choice, independence and wellbeing for stroke survivors and their families.

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Our services

We are here to help South Australians recovering from stroke. Our services include:

  • Occupational therapy
  • Counselling and wellbeing coaching
  • Personalised exercise programs
  • Swallowing and speech expertise
  • Help with NDIS and My Aged Care
  • And so much more. We even help your family or primary support person!
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Support groups

We provide recreational and therapeutic support groups that promote social interactions and encourage creativity.

These include art, singing, cooking or just brain-boosting fun over coffee!

We also offer support groups that are geographically based and specialised to meet your needs, led by our experts as well as fellow stroke survivors and peers.

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We invest in world-leading research to improve the acute treatment, recovery and prevention of stroke, including:

  • Clinical trials for stroke treatments in the emergency stage
  • Investigating ways to repair the brain following stroke using adult stem cells
  • Botox therapy for stroke patients with lower limb spasticity
  • Investigating causes of Transient Ischaemic Attacks (TIA), or mini stroke
  • And much more
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I feel extremely fortunate to be given such a lifesaving treatment

Marilyn Jackson, stroke survivor

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Important steps to prevent stroke

We asked Client Wellbeing Practitioner, Erica Li,
about the frequently asked questions for stroke

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The social benefits of exercise

Exercising post stroke can have a powerful effect on your mental and physical health.

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Joanne Murray

Better together: Care bundle shows benefits for stroke patients

Bundling swallow screening, oral care and hydration together has shown signs of improving fundamental care for stroke patients following a successful trial.

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Paul Bovington

Bringing positivity to stroke survivors up north

A support group for stroke survivors based in the northern suburbs is growing in popularity after launching last year.

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