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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

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InterAct Stroke Support is a charity dedicated to supporting stroke recovery

 

InterAct uses only professional actors to deliver a stimulating and rich variety of reading material that is specially selected to suit the needs of the stroke patient. By doing so InterAct works to stimulate memory, engage language, and lift spirits. We offer in person, and virtual readings.

 

Following a stroke (also referred to as a 'brain attack'), reading and conversational interaction is proven to: stimulate the brain, boost memory and communication skills, improve mood and alleviate depression.

Upcoming:

Artists at Home Open Studio

June 17 - 19th 2022

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  • Joanna Brendon Landscape based abstract paintings

  • Annette O’Sullivan Silver and handwoven bead jewellery

  • Bobbie Kociejowski Handwoven silk and wool scarves and shawls

9 Windmill Road W4 1RN

Friday      6pm - 9pm
Saturday 11am - 6pm
Sunday   11am - 6pm

Ruth Rendell Short Story Competition Awards Ceremony

July 3rd 2022

The award ceremony for our biennial short story competition will be on July 3rd 2022. We look forward to learning the winner and congratulate all entries on their hard work!

A bit more about us

InterAct's 160 professional 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:

InterAct at Home

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

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