LASER Weekly News

ISSUED1SEP2018 Wearedelightedto announcethat ParkwoodLeisure plantoroloutthis campaignintheir83 sitesintheUKover thenextninemonths. Ineveryleisure centrethereare exercisespecialists andprofessionals withthecoreskils tocontributetothe rehabilitationof strokesurvivors. Wewelcomealthosewhowishtoextend theirabilitiesbyqualifyingasa instructorviaourContinuedProfessional DevelopmentLifeAfterStrokequalification. Theywilofer asapartofeither ahomebasedorcentrebasedmonthly membershipschemespecificalydesigned forstrokevictimstoself-managetheir conditionimmediatelytheirNHS communitycareceases. classesaredesignedtoenableyou torecoverfromastrokeasfastaspossible. Theyalsoreducetheriskoffurtherstrokes causedbyalackoffitnessandmobility. Post-strokedepressionisverycommonin strokevictims.Physicalactivityisthefinest andmostnaturalwaytocombatthisand improveyourwelbeingandqualityoflife. Virtualyeveryoneknowsafriendorrelative whohashadastroke.Makesurethat theyknowthereisastrategicpathwayto recoveryandsupportduringtheirjourney backtobeterhealth. Thereare517strokegroupsthroughoutthe country.Theyalrecognizethenecessityto keepasactiveaspossible.Aboveshows theWesternActiveStrokeClubfundraising. Aproportionofal subscriptionsis donatedtolocalgroupstofundtheirwork. The platformfolowsexactlythe sameexercisesandtechniquesfolowed byNHSoccupationalandphysiotherapists. 658 12,771 3,762 36 1,026 363 36 119 363 Thereareover1,500 physiotherapistsand about1,000Speech& LanguageTherapists whoworkoutsidethe NHSandspecialisein stroketherapy. Weinvitethemto registertheirlocations andservicessothat theymaybecontacted bysurvivorswhowish tocomplimenttheircare andrehabilitation.

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