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Self Help Groups

  • Abbeyfield

    Provides care and companionship for older people, by supportive, very sheltered housing for small groups of residents living as a 'family'. Extra care is offered for larger groups of frail, older people as a 24 hour personal service provided by professional staff
  • AgeCare

    AgeCare is the working name of one of Britain's oldest medical charities, the Royal Surgical Aid Society. Founded in 1862 as the Royal Surgical Aid Society it spent the next 90 years providing people who could not afford to buy them with 1,929,2l0 surgical aids - artificial limbs, trusses, ear...
  • Aid for the Aged in Distress

    Aid for the Aged in Distress is a specialist national 'no frills' charity. It gives direct financial relief to frail, older people throughout the UK. The charity is concerned first and foremost with helping older people to cope in their own homes, by making cash grants towards the cost of necessary...
  • Anchor Trust

    Anchor's purpose, mission and vision are: Purpose - to improve the lives of older people. Vision - to be the first choice provider of support and care services for older people. Mission - to anticipate and respect the lifestyle choices of older people by providing services they value....
  • Aquasoothe Healthcare

    Aquasoothe supply the Easy-Bather as an aid to getting in and out of the bath. It is based on a seating band which allows you to be lowered to the bottom of the bath and to lie back without obstructions. The website includes a full description and ordering details. Alternatively, contact the...
  • Associated Stairlifts

    Associated Stairlifts was established in 1990, and operates nationwide throughout the UK. They are an independent specialist supplier of new stairlifts and reconditioned stairlifts and can advise on solutions for particular staircases and your own specific requirements. They also offer a stairlift...
  • Bathing Solutions Ltd

    Bathings Solutions supplies and installs bathing products suitable for those having difficulty in using their existing bath or shower. There is a range of options available.
  • Black Carers Project

    The Black Carers Project offers support to black and other ethnic minority carers in Bristol in many ways, these include: Information - we can provide carers with information on the many issues surrounding caring including financial advice, benefits and other services available. We can...
  • British Gas - Services for Special Needs Customers

    British Gas has a team of Home Energy Advisers who are trained to respond to the needs of older, disabled or chronically sick customers. Free advice is available on the following topics: Services for special needs customers. This includes the provision of adapters to help those customers who...
  • British Geriatrics Society

    This is the official web site of the British Geriatrics Society (BGS), a specialist medical association. The purpose of the site is to make information available which would be of use to its members, carers, and organisations who might have an interest in geriatric medicine / gerontology or the...