Tag Archives: Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland

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Contacts with other carers

If you would like to make contact with other stroke carers there are options to do this. If the person is still in hospital, ask if there is a relatives or carers meeting or a hospital liaison officer for carers. … Continue reading

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Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland

The CHSS Advice Line staff are trained nurses and can answer most questions which are stroke related. They also have access to information across Scotland. The CHSS Volunteer Stroke Service offers community support, especially for people with speech and communication … Continue reading

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Useful contacts in voluntary sector care

The following are useful websites for a variety of local contacts. Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland– In particular the section on community support, welfare grants and community stroke services groups. Call our freephone advice line on 0808 801 0899. Carers … Continue reading

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Ten Common questions after stroke

Why me? What causes a stroke? Are there any warning signs before a stroke happens? Does age have any bearing on stroke? Are strokes caused by high blood pressure? Does exercise help prevent a stroke? Why do you feel so … Continue reading

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