Jean Jordan interview

What does it mean to you to be named a finalist in the Stroke Awards?

I am truly honoured and excited. 

How has stroke impacted your life?

It has changed my life forever. To start with I felt that I was better if I died. I had lots of support from my family and rehabilitation professionals. I worked really hard and I know now there is life after a stroke.

Why is raising awareness about stroke important to you?

To help others that are going through what I went through after having my stroke.

What inspired you in your recovery?

The rehab professionals that encouraged me and helped me achieve my goals.

What is one thing you would like people to know about stroke?

There is life after you have a stroke.