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Useful Links

We've trawled the internet to find the best the web has to offer on disability organisations, health advice, places of interest and organisations.

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Ageing & Later Life

The Silver Line
The Silver Line is the UK’s free, 24-hour confidential helpline, providing information, friendship and advice to older people. It is open every day and night of the year, supporting some of the loneliest and most isolated people in our communities.

When They Get Older
Created to meet the needs for people who are supporting ageing and elderly parents as well as run their professional lives and families. They provide trustworthy information and insights with real-life experiences and advice from other people who have or are going through the same. “We’re exploring questions about the unknown, caring and sharing, and talking about difficult subjects with honesty and humour”.

Age UK 
Age UK provide professional advice and information on health and wellbeing and enable people to love later life and remain independent.

Disability Organisations

Scope is a charity that supports disabled people, parents and carers and professionals and provides information and advice to more than a quarter of disabled people and their families each year. They raise awareness on issues that matter and are a driving force of change across society to make the UK have same opportunities for everyone.

Mencap values and supports people with learning disabilities, their families and carers. They work to improve their lives and fight alongside them for a better future.

The Royal National Institute of Blind People is the UK's leading charity supporting blind and partially sighted people. They offer practical and emotional support so those who need it can continue living life to the full.

Disabled Motoring UK
The charity that supports disabled drivers, passengers and blue badge holders across the UK. They work with government and businesses to improve parking, refuelling and access provision for disabled people.

Euan’s Guide
Disabled access reviews from disabled people and their friends and families providing information that will give confidence and choices for getting out and about.

Help for heroes
Discover how you can make a difference and support those with injuries and illnesses attributable to their service in the British Armed Forces. Help for Heroes work with a vast network of professionals to help Veterans and their families through physical and emotional rehabilitation along with career and financial support.

Children's Support

Enham Trust
A pan-disability organisation that works with individuals throughout the south of the UK giving them independence, choice and control in areas of their lives such as housing, care, work and skills development.

Sky Badger
A charity that finds help and adventure for disabled children and their families all over the UK. From finding disabled sports clubs, sibling groups and 'make a wish' charities and provide information to families through their website, information packs and helpdesk.

Rainbow Trust
The Rainbow Trust supports families who have a child with a life-threatening or terminal illness and are in the greatest need. Their family support workers provide a lifeline for those in need, from the hospital, home, sibling and bereavement support.

NHS & Doctors Advice

Push Doctor
Simple, fast and reliable access to a GP at your fingertips. This paid service offers medical advice, instant prescriptions and referral letters through face-to-face video calling with a UK GP through your laptop, tablet or mobile from the comfort of your own home. Secure, private, fully-encrypted video consultations are available 7 days a week from 6am - 11pm.

NHS Choices
Search symptoms, conditions and treatments along with finding your local NHS services near you. Stay up to date on the latest health advice and news.

NHS Flu Fighter
Advice, guidance and support for NHS employees to help deliver the national seasonal Flu Campaign. Tools and resources available to help spread awareness to protect against flu.

Mental Health

Mind provides advice and support to anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They also campaign to improve services and raise awareness and understanding.

The Mighty
A digital health community that empowers and connects people facing mental health challenges and disability.

Social Groups

The Ramblers
An association of groups of people who come together to enjoy and pursue outdoor walking and other outdoor activities. They also ensure that they protect and expand the infrastructure and places that people go walking.

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