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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.   


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Bridges Symposium 2010

On the 12th April 2010, Bridges hosted a stroke self-management symposium at St George’s, University ofLondon. The audience included over 150 stroke survivors, carers, clinicians and managers. Presentations were given by Dr  Damian Jenkinson (Head of the Stroke Improvement Programme), Carole Pound (Former Director of Innovation at Connect), Eileen Collins (a stroke survivor) and Dr Fiona Jones (Principal physiotherapy lecturer and Director of Bridges). Please click on the respective name to view their presentation.

The feedback so far has been very positive – ‘informative and interesting’, ‘such an innovative approach’. The presentation given by Eileen was described as inspirational by many people as she reflected on her self-management since experiencing a stroke.

We took this opportunity to launch our new name and identity to everyone and would like to thank the design agency MooreBlackett for their work on the rebranding from Stepping Out to Bridges stroke self-management. The stroke workbook has now been completely updated according to feedback from stroke survivors and clinicians as well as latest stroke research and is available to order for teams who have attended the Stepping Out/Bridges training. Please contact us for any further enquiries.

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