Findings

Stroke Foundation Young Stroke Project are running a series of workshops and surveys throughout the project to enable a platform for people with lived experience and people with professional experience to provide valuable input to the project. Findings from completed activities are available from this page.

Recovery findings with young stroke survivors

In September 2020, 24 young stroke survivors took part in a series of Roundtable workshops to discuss the topic of recovery and what it means to them.

“Helping others has helped me”

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Recovery findings with First Nations young stroke survivors

In November 2020, 4 First Nations Australian young stroke survivors took part in a yarning workshop on the topic of recovery and what it means to them.

“I’ve had to learn to be weak to be strong again”

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Findings about information provision to empower young Stroke Survivors in their Recovery journey

In November 2020, 15 service providers took part in a series of workshops to discuss the topic of information provision to empowering young stroke survivors in their Recovery journey.

“Written information isn’t helpful for everyone”

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Findings from support crew of young stroke survivors

In February 2021, 14 people with lived experiences of being part of a young stroke survivor’s support crew (carer, family and friends) took part in a series of workshops to discuss the topic of Recovery.

Telling the story repeatedly to people who were concerned was difficult as it meant reliving it each time.

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