Submitted by Owen McCafferty on Tue, 2009-11-24
By giving practical help to patients with speech and communication problems following a stroke, the North Highland Volunteer Stroke Service aims to restore confidence, improve the quality of life and rebuild morale.
There is a home visiting service and weekly stroke group meetings are held in Wick and Thurso as well as a Bowling group in Thurso!
The groups are a social gathering for people of all ages. Each week aims to enhance and embrace new skills. We always look forward to meeting new members.
Services in Caithness are supported by a CHSS stroke nurse who works out of Caithness General Hospital. Two main services operate here in
We follow the traditional model here with a weekly group with a very communication based focus.
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