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We're here to help and support people and their families/whanau affected by stroke. It can be challenging when it happens to you or to someone close, but many New Zealanders who have had a stroke go on to live healthy, functional lives.
The Stroke Foundation is the national organisation in New Zealand dedicated to reducing the incidence of stroke, improving treatment outcomes, and supporting those affected by stroke. The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors. It has a National Office based in Wellington and three regional offices in Auckland (Northern Region), Tauranga (Midland Region) and Christchurch (Southern Region).
Our mission is to:
Watch a short video about our exciting work in 2016 here.
We promote public awareness about the risk factors for stroke and how to recognise the symptoms.
We focus on health service delivery to improve acute and rehabilitation hospital services and treatment outcomes.
Having established the national stroke clinical network we continue to co-ordinate its work. Currently there are several working groups including:
We represent the interests of stroke survivors and their families and work with them to enhance the quality of life of those affected by stroke.