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Interested in finding out more about Bridges?

 

PRACTITIONERS click here for detailed FAQ's or click here for the evidence supporting the programme

 

COMMISSIONERS and TRAINING MANAGERS please click here

 

PATIENTS/CARERS click here

 

RESEARCHERS/COLLABORATORS/GENERAL ENQUIRIES please register your interest here...

 

 

Bridges Open Workshops

 

We run open workshops for individual practitioners working in neurological and general rehabilitation, or perhaps you work with stroke survivors in the voluntary or third sector.   

 

Click here for more information about our open workshops

 

 

 

 

What Do Stroke Survivors Say?

Our programme has been informed by stroke survivors and carers since its inception. We have patient involvement in the design and content of the stroke workbook, and the development of the programme. Feedback from clinicians has included the following:

Eileen Collins, a stroke survivor was a participant in the initial research project on Bridges. She was supported to use the stroke workbook over a period of 4 weeks and is now a member of the project advisory group. These are her reflections on using the stroke workbook:

‘The self-management workbook really helped me, there were lots of people in the workbook and they gave me hope, it was the first time since my stroke I had hope’

‘I read the book to begin with, and then I had another small stroke, I started looking at the workbook properly after that, I didn’t realise how fed up I was, looking in it regularly made me realise I can make some small steps to make progress in my life, and that those small steps could add up to giant steps’

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