This unique centre must grow- can you help?


Derbyshire’s unique stroke centre desperately needs to expand, as Linda Robbins explains.

THE NEXT CHAPTER for Derbyshire Stroke Centre is being written – and for Gordon and his wife Betty, both in their eighties, it can’t come too soon. Gordon had a stroke eight years ago and the centre has been supporting him and his wife Betty with day care ever since. But what Gordon really needs now is somewhere he can stay while Betty, who has health problems of her own, has some much-needed respite. Currently he goes into a nursing home for a week to give Betty a break, but only on condition that he can spend his days at the centre…