Our passionate team is focused on maximising choice, independence and wellbeing for stroke survivors.
Our occupational therapists’ goals are to enable our clients to engage independently and safely in meaningful activities of daily life. Our OTs can also assist you with NDIS and My Aged Care applications and help you develop a wellbeing plan based on your goals.
Counselling is available to people who have experienced a stroke and their families/primary support person. Sessions can be either face-to-face or via telehealth and can explore issues such as loss and adjustment, relationships, understanding guilt and anger, and building confidence and self-esteem.
It is common to have difficulties with speech and swallowing following a stroke. Speech pathologists are allied health professionals that have specialist knowledge with providing diagnosis and intervention to speech and swallowing disorders.
THRFG Stroke is a certified delivery partner of the Be Well program, a spin-out of the SAHMRI Wellbeing and Resilience Centre. Be Well is a flexible mental health program that can be tailored to the needs of individuals and groups, is supported by technology and, more importantly, has real impact.
Support and educational groups are friendly and welcoming, and provide a forum for social contact, support and learning. Friends, family members and carers are also welcome to attend. Many people find that support groups help them cope with the day-to-day realities of recovering from stroke. The opportunity to swap stories and share resources can be truly therapeutic.
Your kind donation will help maximising choice, independence and wellbeing for stroke survivors, and providing world-leading research, care and services to improve the acute treatment, recovery and prevention of stroke.