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http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/digital-inclusion-for-the-elderly/ Improving lives for the elderly & disabled With the use of Android powered devices which connect directly to the user?s television, I am helping to turn them into interactive computers. Through this, people who would otherwise be completely isolated can be connected to the outside world and their loved ones (through applications like Skype). With the recent cut backs, elderly people are being further isolated. My aim is to install these devices and teach the elderly and disabled people how to use them to help them overcome loneliness and isolation. I provide this service as a not for profit. I need your help. By clicking on the link that follows and donating, you will be helping to fund a project aimed to improve the quality of the lives of our Elderly and Disabled
http://asch.leics.gov.uk/adult-social-care-and-health/information-for-carers/who-can-get-an-assessment Social care & Health County
https://at800.tv/extra-help-for-organisations at800 Digital Outreach Ltd. Digital Outreach has been commissioned by at800 to deliver the community outreach programme, specifically to provide: a) Engagement with organisations that work with or support people who require some extra support. b) To ensure that organisations are armed with enough information to help their customers should they be asked for advice in relation to Freeview disruption. The target audience is: ? Older people ? People who are in receipt of disability allowances ? People who are blind or partially sighted ? The key elements of this programme are ensuring that knowledge, help and support is there at a community level from trusted local organisations in the areas which are affected.
http://www.ndti.org.uk/who-were-concerned-with/mental-health/ Mental Health NDTi provides consultancy, research, evaluation, training and policy support to enable commissioners, providers and practitioners improve their work for people with mental health problems.
www.surveymonkey.com/r/DiabetesLLR The Integrated Community Diabetes Service (currently called ICDS The diabetes patient education programme (currently called DESMOND) is for people who are newly diagnosed or have established diabetes in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. it is a free one-day course held in a local venue which brings together people with type 2 diabetes and offers up to date information about diabetes to help patients make informed choices about their care and treatment. Patients also have the opportunity to discuss and explore factors relating to diabetes, such as food choices, activities and medication and to meet and talk to others in the same situation.The survey will close on the 12th June 2015
beinvolved@leicestercityccg.nhs.uk Psychological Therapy Service MH The Open Mind service provides talking therapies for people who would benefit from low level mental health support. It offers a service for people over 16 years old and living in Leicester City who are feeling stressed, troubled, anxious or depressed.We would like to know what you think of these changes and ask for any considerations we need to make for them to be a success. The feedback we receive will be used to further shape the plans before they are finalised. We therefore ask that you circulate this survey widely on our behalf to anyone who may be interested in giving their views.
http://www.changing-places.org/find_a_toilet/location_search_results/10/distance.aspx?address=leicester%2Cuk#map Changing Places Where to access facilities in Leicester and Leicestershire
www.counselling-directory.org.uk Counselling Directory Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events. To ensure the professionalism of our website, all counsellors have provided us with qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body.
www.dwp.gov.uk/publications/specialist-guides/pip-toolkit/ DWP National Partnership Team
http://learningdisabilities.org.uk/content/assets/pdf/publications/thinking-ahead-planning-guide-23042013-D2143.pdf?view=Standard Learning Disabled
http://www.hypnotherapy-directory.org.uk/ Hypotherapy Hypnotherapy Directory only lists hypnotherapists who are registered with a recognised professional body or those who have sent us copies of their qualifications and insurance cover.
www.carers.org The Carers Trust
http://www.arcleicester.org/ Leicester ARC Leicester Association for Recuperation and Care provides a range of services to members and non-members.
http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/20968 This is a people's petition
www.drugs.org.uk Substance Misuse Strategic Team An organisation that helps people with drug and alcohol problems in Leicestershire and Rutland.
www.migraine.org.uk Migraine Action Leicester
www.rutlandreminders.org.uk Rutland Reminders There is an increasing public awareness of the large number of older people experiencing memory problems. The loss of short term memory and associated communication difficulties has been highlighted in documentaries on radio and television. These endorse research evidence that long term memory, often associated with music and poetry learnt when young, can be recalled even when short term memories fail. Rutland Reminders provides an opportunity for guests and carers to meet to share memories, through singing favourite songs from their young days and chatting over tea.
www.kidneyresearchuk.org/home.php Kidney Research UK Provides information on a range of topics around kidney disease.
www.mentalhealthcare.org.uk Mental Health Care mentalhealthcare.org.uk is a website for family members and friends of people with psychosis. It gives up-to-date, evidence-based information about schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other mental health problems that may involve the symptoms of psychosis. There is information about causes, symptoms and treatments. The site aims to help relatives and friends in their caring role.
www.choosemysupport.org.uk Choose My Support Choose My Support is a new way of finding care and support services in the county and city. Provided by Leicestershire County Council jointly with Leicester City Council, it is an on-line market place for care and support services and care products which the citizens of Leicester and Leicestershire can use to find and buy what they need. For further information go to: www.choosemysupport.org.uk If you have any questions about Choose My Support please contact: Senior Compliance Manager, Strategy and Commissioning, Adult and Communities, Leicestershire County Council, Glenfield, Leicestershire LE3 8RL Tel: 0116 2323232 email: contactus@choosemysupport.org.uk
www.nhs.uk/carersdirect Carers Direct Carers Direct is a natinal information, advice and support service for carers in England. Available online at www.nhs.uk/carersdirect and as a free, confidential helpline 7 days a week on 0808 8020202, it provides accurate, relevant information for carers and those who support them.
www.deafblind.org.uk Deafblind UK Friends and Family Scheme offers both practical and emotional support to carers. Membership is free and aims to provide you with the support needed to keep you and the person you care for as independent as possible. Information and Advice Line - a free service offering information, support and guidance on practical issues and benefits. Tel 0800 132320 in office hours
www.autism.org.uk/youneedtoknow National Autistic Society NAS Education Rights Service 0808 8004102,Providing advice and support on educational provision and entitlements throughout the UK. NAS Autism Helpline 0808 8004104,for people with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, family members and carers offering impartial and confidential advice, informatin and support around autism and related issues. NAS Parent-to-Parent Service 0808 8004106. A confidential telephone service providing emotional support for parents and carers of an adult or child on the autism spectrum.
www.uhl-tr.nhs.uk University Hospitals of Leicester
www.rutland.gov.uk Rutland County Council Information about County Council services in Rutland.
www.crossroads.org.uk Crossroads Care Crossroads Care is Britains leading provider of support for carers and the people they care for. They provide flexible services to people of all ages and with a range of disabilities and health conditions. Crossroads Care East Midlands ,The Leicester Mental Health Carers Project is based at Wycliffe House, Gilmorton Road, Lutterworth, LE17 4DY. The new General Enquiry Line telephone number is 07799 858587 or the Lutterworth Office is 01455 555575
www.vasl.org.uk Voluntary Action South Leicestershire Carers in Leicestershire can contact VASL for information and support
www.leics.gov.uk Leicestershire County Council Information about services in the County of Leicestershire.
www.carersuk.org Carers UK Carers Uk is the main UK charity for carers. The website carries information about carers rights on many issues and also information about Carers UK campaigns. There is a web forum for carers on this site.
www.snowdropsfamilydrugsupport.co.uk Snowdrops A group for carers of people who use, or have used, drugs.
www.leicester.gov.uk Leicester City Council Information about Leicester City Council services.
www.virtualcharity.co.uk Virtual Charity
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