How we can help
How we can help the stroke community
Stroke can happen to anyone, anytime, of any age.
The National Stroke Foundation exists to offer the Australian Community the information and support they need to prevent stroke, live with stroke and to work effectively in stroke health services.
We are committed to the areas of stroke awareness and prevention, improving treatment – reducing death and disability, improving life after stroke, research, fundraising and good governance and accountability.
Find out about stroke
Stroke happens when the blood supply to the brain is disrupted. A stroke can happen in two ways a blocked artery or a bleed in the brain.
Find out about living with stroke
Our program StrokeConnect offers a range of ways to find information about stroke, rehabilitation, local stroke services and resources available for you and your family.
Find out about preventing stroke
We work hard to help Australians to understand the signs of a stroke, the risks of stroke and how to become stroke safe.
Find out how I can support the cause
Help to support our work through our events, do it yourself challenges, regular giving and bequests.
Our programs for Health Professionals
We recognise the need to provide the greatest opportunities to prevent stroke and ensure that patients receive evidence-based care that improves the outcomes of those affected by stroke.
Research and grants
Our Research Advisory Committee has developed a strategic research strategy which addresses gaps in both knowledge and evidence in stroke care to build capacity among stroke researchers in Australia.
Find out how I can invite a speaker
StrokeSafe ambassadors know first-hand the impact of stroke, they include health professiona, survivors and carers. All are passionate about raising awareness of stroke in the community.
Stroke Champion Awards
The Stroke Champion Awards are a way to recognise people who show tireless effort to their work in the area of stroke.