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Stroke Foundation

The Stroke Foundation is a national charity that partners with the community to prevent stroke, save lives and enhance recovery.

Vision and mission

The Stoke Foundation’s mission is to stop stroke, save lives and end suffering.

How the Stroke Foundation can help

The Stroke Foundation stands alongside survivors of stroke and their families, healthcare professionals and researchers. They build community awareness and foster new thinking. They support survivors on their journey to live the best possible life after stroke.

Information line

StrokeLine provides advice on stroke prevention, treatment and recovery.

StrokeLine’s allied health professionals can help you find the support and services you need.

  • Call 1800 787 653 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, AEST.
  • Email strokeline@strokefoundation.org.au

If you require immediate assistance or think you or someone you know is having a stroke, call triple zero (000) straight away.

Programs, apps and tools

  • My Stroke Journey has information for survivors of stroke, family members and carers. It can help you navigate the journey from hospital to home and through recovery. Visit My Stroke Journey or contact StrokeLine to be sent a copy.

  • EnableMe is a website that can help with your stroke recovery. Get the information you need and connect with other survivors and families.

Recommended links

Last reviewed: June 2022

Information from this partner

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Childhood stroke | enableme - stroke recovery and support

The effects of stroke are different for every child. Find information, tips and techniques for supporting your child after a stroke

Read more on Stroke Foundation website

Thinking and Perception | enableme - stroke recovery and support

Stroke can affect how you think, remember and perceive things. Find resources, tips and techniques to aid your recovery

Read more on Stroke Foundation website

Exercise | enableme - stroke recovery and support

Exercise is a very important part of stroke recovery and it also helps to reduce your risk of having another stroke. Find resources to get you moving again

Read more on Stroke Foundation website

Pain Management on Vimeo

Pain Management after a stroke.

Read more on Stroke Foundation website

Leaving hospital | enableme - stroke recovery and support

Discharge planning is about you and your treating team planning for what you will need when you leave hospital after your stroke

Read more on Stroke Foundation website

Vision and senses | enableme - stroke recovery and support

Stroke can affect our senses – vision, hearing, smell, touch or taste. Find information and resources about common sensory changes after a stroke

Read more on Stroke Foundation website

TIA | Stroke Foundation - Australia

What you need to know A transient ischaemic attack (TIA) happens when the blood supply to your brain is blocked temporarily

Read more on Stroke Foundation website

Getting good healthcare | enableme - stroke recovery and support

Learning to advocate for yourself, to navigate the health care system and to choose a good doctor will mean you have a better chance of getting what you need.

Read more on Stroke Foundation website

Brain and Arteries | enableme - stroke recovery and support

How a stroke affects you depends on where in the brain it occurs, and the part of the brain damaged by the stroke is determined by which artery is affected.

Read more on Stroke Foundation website

Pain Management | enableme - stroke recovery and support

Need to know more about the type of pain you might experience after your stroke and how can it be managed?

Read more on Stroke Foundation website

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