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The Stroke Association Voluntary Group (Kettering)




Location and Contact details


Toller Church Meeting Rooms
Gold Street
Kettering
Northamptonshire
NN16 8JA

Telephone: 07840 195281

http://www.stroke.org.uk

Type of organisation

  • Voluntary Sector Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Community Based Service
Support Group

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Jan 5, 2013

Further Details

This stroke group are an active group of stroke survivors, carers and volunteers offering invaluable peer and social support. They enjoy talks, give out stroke related health care information, exercise, have outings, play games, fundraise, offer peer support and sometimes just have a coffee and a chat. Through regular meetings and a programme of activities, they invite people to come together, share experiences, regain confidence, relearn skills, and try out new things.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Advice yes no no yes
Counselling yes no no yes
Day Activities yes no no yes
Family Support yes no no yes
Information yes no no yes
Leisure Activities yes no no yes
Voluntary Activity yes no no yes
National = country wide, Regional = offering a service within 150 miles, Local = offering a service within 50 miles

This service adheres to the following Regulatory Frameworks / is affiliated to the following bodies:

None

Referrals can be made by

GP no
Consultant no
Healthcare Professional no
Self/Advocate/Family yes
Other professional eg Social Care/Case Manager no

How are services paid for?

Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS ???
Social Care Services ???
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services ???

yes Charitably funded (no payment required)

Typical duration that a service is offered

Services are provided for as long as necessary.

This Service was mapped by Northamptonshire ABI Forum. See HERE for more information

Services available are defined by the following EHIG Rehabilitation Codes

For an explanation of the codings please click here

SOMEONE TO TALK TO

[Code 110]
Patient description
Information and guidance over a continuum. Family support and outreach. Advocacy

Sites
All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Information and guidance over a continuum. Family support and outreach. Advocacy

SUPPORT AT HOME

[Code 115]
Patient description
Medically stable. Able to live in the community alone or with others.

Sites
Client's home/the community

Description of rehabilitation input
Enablement, support and care to develop social skills, stamina, confidence, attention & leisure pursuits, sorting out benefits, day supervision & respite care. Specific attention paid to Community involvement & integration (further education etc), Personal social development and empowerment and structuring activity towards achieving goals. Includes support that may be purchased with a personal budget.

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

[Code 125]
Patient description
Medically stable. Wanting to engage further with the community, alone or with others.

Sites
All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Organised activity in the community offering opportunities to develop skills through voluntary work and activity.

This service is defined by the NMDS (National Minimum Data Set) codes as:

For an explanation of the NMDS, please click here

No Data for NMDS

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