Information & Support

Family and Carer Support

Wendy Jackson and Pauline Caines, our Family and Carer support workers visit the stroke wards at Russells Hall Hospital twice a week, usually Tuesday and Friday to meet both the person who has had a stroke and their family. We will then contact you one week after discharge and then as often as you wish.  You are always welcome to contact us at the office 01384 271982.  Wendy and Pauline will also come out to visit you at home and/or offer telephone support.  the help we can offer is flexible to your needs.  We are only a telephone call away.

We provide a free information pack about stroke, other Information leaflets stroke can be ordered from Dudley Stroke Association or downloaded from the Stroke Association website at www.stroke.org.uk

Dudley Rehabilitation Services (includes Community Stroke Rehab Team)

For information contact the Rehab services Team Manager on: Dudley (01384) 323145

Hospital Stroke Services, Russells Hall Hospital Dudley

Kat Nicklin, Ward Manager 01384 456111 ext 2063

Dudley Carers Network

For information about support available, (newsletter and carers emergency card) www.dudley.gov.uk/carers

Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group

For information on health services available in the community go to: www.dudleyccg.nhs.uk

How do I get help looking after someone?

For help with everyday activities, such as washing and dressing, meals an assessment is needed by Social Services Information about services available in Dudley contact:

Adult Social Care

Brierley Hill Health and Social Care Centre

Venture Way Brierley Hill

DY5 1RE

Open: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Tel 0300 555 0055