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Different Strokes

Location and Contact details

9 Canon Harnett Road
Wolverton Mill
Milton Keynes
MK12 5NF

Telephone: 8451307172

Type of organisation

  • Voluntary Sector Service

Descripton of organisation


miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Oct 20, 2012

Further Details

Different Strokes is a registered charity which provides services to support younger stroke survivors. Different Strokes helps younger stroke survivors to optimise their recovery and take control of their own lives by offering rehabilitative services, information and advice. This is achieved through offering weekly exercise classes and providing practical and easy to use information for the recovering stroke survivor.
A 'Stroke Line' telephone service is also provided to enable younger stroke survivors to talk to other younger stroke survivors. Younger stroke survivors are also kept informed of developments relevant to them via newsletters, an interactive website and by other means.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Advice yes yes yes yes
Day Activities yes no no yes
Family Support yes yes yes yes
Information yes yes yes yes
Leisure Activities yes no no yes
Music Therapy 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:

Registered Charity.

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

Support and advice is provided for as long as is required by the younger stroke survivor.

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


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

All sites

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

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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