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Stroke Foundation

The Stroke Foundation is a national not-for-profit, charity organisation that works with stroke survivors, carers, health professionals, government and the public to reduce the impact of stroke on the Australian community.

They build community awareness and foster new thinking and innovative treatments and stand alongside stroke survivors, carers and their families, healthcare professionals and researchers.

They offer a voice of stroke in Australia and partner with the community to prevent, treat and beat stroke.

Mission and vision

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

How the Stroke Foundation can help

The Stroke Foundation supports survivors on their journey to live the best possible life after stroke. To do this they:

  • raise awareness of the risk factors, signs of stroke and promote healthy lifestyles
  • improve treatment for stroke to save lives and reduce disability
  • improve life after stroke for survivors
  • encourage and facilitate stroke research
  • advocate for initiatives to prevent, treat and beat stroke
  • raise funds from the community, corporate sector and government to continue the mission

Information line

Call the Strokeline on 1800 787 653 9am to 5pm, Mon to Fri AEST, to speak to a health professional who can provide information and advice on stroke treatment, prevention and recovery.

If you require immediate assistance, or think you or someone you know is having a stroke, call 000 immediately.

Programs, apps and tools

  • EnableMe helping with stroke recovery
  • My Stroke Journey consumer resource that supports health professionals to deliver high quality information and care planning to patients, family members and carers

Recommended links

Last reviewed: March 2020

Information from this partner

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Prevent Stroke — Stroke Foundation - Australia

Information about stroke

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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

Vision loss after stroke fact sheet — Stroke Foundation - Australia

Fact sheets and other stroke information

Read more on Stroke Foundation website

Stroke hits women hardest — Stroke Foundation - Australia

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Important Coronavirus update for our stroke community — Stroke Foundation - Australia

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About Stroke — Stroke Foundation - Australia

Information about stroke

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National Disability Insurance Scheme | enableme - stroke recovery and support

Get the information, tips and techniques to equip you in your stroke recovery

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Communication after stroke — Stroke Foundation - Australia

Fact sheets and other stroke information

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

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

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