Laura manages the Stroke Project which became part of Shoreditch Trust in December 2018. The Stroke Project started as Healthy Living Project in 1999 under then TLC Care Services.
Laura started with the Stroke Project in 2005 as a project worker on goal attainment scaling (GAS) for stroke survivors. She went on to working with groups, individuals and volunteers as a project worker, volunteer coordinator, project coordinator and became manager in February 2018. Her role currently involves managing staff, sessional staff and volunteers; delivering training; communicating with partners in the statutory and voluntary sectors; and developing new initiatives.
Laura is passionate about giving a voice to those affected by stroke, improving their opportunities, health and wellbeing and raising awareness of stroke in the wider community to help prevent further strokes.
Laura’s background is in Psychology. She trained as a clinical and health care psychologist in the Netherlands and worked for several years in a variety of settings including counselling for anxiety and trauma and neurological rehabilitation before relocating to London.
In her spare time, Laura volunteers in her local community. She prefers getting around by bike, likes being outdoors and is keen on improving health through diet and exercise and doing her bit for the environment. And you may regularly find her in a charity shop or at a car boot sale.
Tel.: 020 7033 8526
Based at Head Office, Orsman Road