Stroke Recovery Clubs in action
North Sydney Aphasia Club undertake a Stroke Awareness Week Display to highlight Stroke issues in their community.Like what you see? Click here for more information about Stroke Recovery Clubs.
Ulladulla Stroke Recovery Club’s ‘Lunch on the River’ in Bateman’s Bay.
Every year the Stroke Association organises Olympic Games for members in both rural and metropolitan areas.
Hunter Stroke Olympics
Our Hunter Area Stroke Recovery Clubs participate in the Annual Hunter Stroke Olympics every October. It’s an Olympics like no other! Participants compete in Stroke-friendly games such as dominoes, quoits, euchre, indoor bowls, putting, card memory games and more.
Another successful Hunter Stroke Olympics was held at Hexham in October 2017. Over 100 Stroke Recovery Club members attended and a wonderful day of competition and friendship was enjoyed by all.
The overall champion Club for the fourth year was the Working Age Group Stroke (WAGS) one of the Central Coast Clubs. Individual winners came from the various clubs in attendance. The Battler of the year was Jeff Cole from the Sutherland/GLAMS Stroke Recovery Clubs and Volunteer of the Year went to Jodie Marquez of the University of Newcastle.
Sydney Stroke Olympics
On the 16th June 2017, over 60 Stroke Survivors and their carers from the Sydney region joined us at Royal Rehab for a fun-filled day of friendly competition. Over the day, participants were challenged in a variety of games such as Ball-in-a-Box, Soft Darts, Putting and much more.
Stroke Survivors and carers were able to compete against other Sydney clubs as well as their own club mates to battle it out for the three top positions in each category as well as the coveted prizes of ‘Battler of the Year’, ‘Individual Champion of the year’ and the ‘Club Champions’.
Combined Clubs Morning Tea
Every year the Stroke Recovery Association organises a Combined Clubs Morning Tea. In 2017, the clubs were joined by Conjoint Associate Professor Michael Pollack who gave a fantastic presentation on the day.
Combined Clubs Picnic
In September 2017 the Combined Clubs Picnic was held at Mount Annan. Despite wet weather the event was a success, with members of various clubs attending.