They come from all walks of life, young and old and from many different communities around Kerry but together they all share a common bond in that they are all stroke survivors.
With the wonderful help of the Stroke Day Service, they are getting their lives back together one step at a time.
The Stroke Day Service at Baile Mhuire has been ongoing for over a year now providing nursing and physiotherapy support to people recovering from a stroke. This one day a week service delivers a 10-week programme to support people after a stroke.
A unique group art felting project has been unveiled at an acute inpatient ward for older adults in St James’ Hospital.
Patients, family members and staff at the Connolly Norman Unit (CNU) spent a number of months working on the project, which was unveiled by Michael Lyster at a lovely ceremony on the ward. The project was part of a wider initiative to make the ward more comfortable for the