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Reading to stroke survivors

is invaluable post-stroke support

"This is wonderful. You stimulate my imagination and I can see it all."

- Hospital Patient

InterAct Stroke Support is a charity dedicated to supporting stroke recovery

 

 

By using professional actors to deliver a stimulating and rich variety of reading material specially selected to suit the needs of stroke patients, InterAct works to stimulate memory, language, and lift spirits.

 

Following a stroke (also referred to as a 'brain attack') reading and conversational interaction stimulates the brain, boosts memory and communication skills, improves mood and alleviates depression.

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InterAct at Home

InterAct at home brings our reading services into your home through video and phone calls, either in a group or one on one

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InterAct Stroke Support's Ruth Rendell Short Story Competition 2022 is now OPEN!

We launched our 8th Ruth Rendell Short Story Competition on Monday 2nd August 2021. 

The winner of the competition will be commissioned to write four further stories for InterAct Stroke Support over the course of one year, and will receive £1,000 in payment.

For more information: 

A bit more about us

InterAct's 160 professionally-trained actors read in 18 hospitals and over 50 stroke clubs across the United Kingdom as well as leading a variety of community projects.

Post-stroke rehabilitation can be a long process and InterAct supports stroke survivors every step of the way, from hospital recuperation to community reintegration.  

You can read more about InterAct's story here: