Health and Social
Stroke Service Day
What is the Stroke Day Service?
The Stroke Day Service provide the person affected by stroke, their family and carers with a planned programme of activities designed to promote well-being through the provision of health and social activities. The program runs for a 8 – 12 week period.
What is a typical day at the Stroke Day Service?
Welcome tea and scone on arrival.
Physio and nurse led assessments and support programmes.
Physio led exercises which are specifically stroke adapted.
Mental and social stimulation programme to include yoga, body confidence, mindfulness, music and art.
A nutritious 3 course hot lunch is cooked and served on the premises.
How do I access the Stroke Day Service?
The Stroke Day Service is open to everyone living in the West Limerick and North Kerry areas. If you wish to avail of the Stroke Day Service simply ring Louise at Ard Chúram on (068) 22986 or contact your GP or Public Health Nurse.
Who can attend the Stroke Day Service?
People will be eligible for the Stroke Day Service if they have a history of stroke, are medically stable and are willing to commit to a one day programme for up to 8 to 12 weeks once accepted.
Referrals are accepted from the client, GP’s or Public Health Nurses. Presently we cannot accept clients who are permanent residents in nursing homes.
Hours of opening & cost of service
The service runs from 10.00am until 3.00pm one day each week and the cost is €10.00 per person per day.