RayAsta Foundation unveils comprehensive stroke care services In Dominica


Trained stroke caregivers and lecturer

The RayAsta Foundation culminates a 10-week Stroke Caregiver Training Program and wishes to announce the official launch of its all-encompassing Stroke Caregiver Services initiative. This initiative will be dedicated to providing exceptional care, prevention strategies, and rehabilitation support for stroke survivors. With an unyielding commitment to enhancing the lives of stroke patients in Dominica, the RayAsta Foundation is amplifying its efforts to make a transformative difference within the stroke community.

In Dominica, stroke is a significant cause of disability, affecting countless individuals and their families. Acknowledging the critical need for increased specialized stroke care, prevention, and rehabilitation services, the RayAsta Foundation has taken an extraordinary leap forward by expanding its scope and focus in this essential area.
An impressive milestone was achieved on Wednesday evening when twenty-four (24) individuals successfully completed an exhaustive 10-week training program in stroke recovery and rehabilitation.

This achievement highlights the foundation’s unwavering dedication to empowering healthcare professionals with the necessary skills and knowledge to provide superior care to stroke survivors. Key Components of the RayAsta Foundation’s Stroke Care Services:

1. Comprehensive Stroke Care: The RayAsta Foundation’s stroke care services offer extensive support, from initial emergency response and immediate care to long-term rehabilitation and follow-up care.

2. Preventative Measures: In addition to its care services, the foundation prioritizes stroke prevention through community outreach, educational initiatives, and awareness campaigns.

3. Innovative Rehabilitation: The foundation’s rehabilitation programs are tailored to meet each stroke survivor’s unique needs, incorporating the latest research findings and technological advancements to optimize recovery potential.

4. Dedicated Professionals: The 10-week intensive training program signifies the foundation is ongoing effort to cultivate a network of skilled and compassionate healthcare professionals specializing in stroke care.

5. Patient-Centered Approach: The RayAsta Foundation’s approach places the patient at the core of care, focusing on their individual needs, preferences, and recovery goals.

“The introduction of our stroke care services signifies a remarkable progression in our mission to impact the lives of stroke survivors and their families positively,”  said Monelle Alexis, Public Relations Officer for the RayAsta Foundation.

“We are confident that delivering high-quality care, raising awareness, and empowering healthcare professionals can contribute to a nation where strokes are better understood, prevented, and managed.”

Families, facilities, or patients wishing to engage qualified caregivers may do so directly with the RayAsta Foundation.

The RayAsta Foundation warmly invites the community, healthcare professionals, and individuals interested in stroke care to explore its initiatives and actively participate. Together, we can make strides towards reducing the impact of strokes and improving the quality of life for survivors.

For further information about the RayAsta Foundation’s stroke care services, please contact them at 448-0571 or [email protected].


About the RayAsta Foundation

The RayAsta Foundation was founded in memory of Raymond Astaphan, son of Jennifer and Reginald Astaphan. The Foundation’s primary focus is on stroke care, prevention, and rehabilitation. The Foundation was established in Dominica on August 13, 2020, and is a registered Non-Profit organization. For information about the Foundation, call 767-448-0571 / 767-277-6233 / 767-275-6780 / 954-762-7403, email [email protected], or visit



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  1. Let's Face It
    September 24, 2023

    Great things are possible, one step at a time. Thanks for this well needed initiative.

  2. Petro
    September 23, 2023

    Well done RayAsta Foundation. Congratulations to the 24 participants of this training programme. Great initiative by tge Fiunders of the Foundatiin. Well needed service in Dominica and the world by extension. So many stroke survivors need proper care to help in their rehabilitation and day to day activities.

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