Information on Stroke

Speech Therapy for the "Non-Speaking" Stroke Patient

By: Gina O'Donohue. "I am involved as a Speech Therapist on a professional basis with the Volunteer Stroke Scheme. It has been a highly rewarding and excellent experience for me. My clients suffer from varying degrees of speech and language disorders..." » read more


A General Perspective on Stroke Care

By: Catherine McCann M.I.C.S.P. "I was delighted to be asked to write for the V.S.S. and my contribution will be as a Physiotherapist, but from a personal point of view. I am now thirty years working in my profession and during that time I have come in contact with many people who have had strokes..." » read more


Stroke Action's FAST Campaign

'Stroke Action's FAST Campaign' image Stroke Action's F.A.S.T. campaign wants to help the public achieve a better understanding of the warning signs of stroke. Stroke is Ireland's third biggest killer but hundreds of lives could be saved each year if more people knew that stroke is a medical emergency. » read more