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Home-Start Southwark
Home-Start is the UK’s leading family support organisation. Our approach is simple. We provide trained volunteers with parenting experience to help any parent, with at least one child under five, who is finding it hard to cope.
Homeshare
Homeshare is a simple and affordable service for people who feel vulnerable or isolated, and who need help and companionship around the home. Our carefully selected homesharers can help with things like cleaning, laundry and shopping, as well as providing friendship and security.
HomeSight – Home Visiting Opticians
HomeSight provides professional eye care services at home to those who cannot visit a high street optician unaccompanied, due to physical or mental disability. They are NHS accredited, and serve London and South East England.
“I Choose to Smile” is an MS and disability support group with the aim to involve, educate and socialise.
Our mission is to maintain the dignity of vulnerable adults by addressing the inequality and imbalances that exist in the community, giving excellent care provision to vulnerable adults with mental health, physical disabilities, and caring for the elderly, including dementia sufferers. Immediate Social Care is a professional provider and prides itself in maintaining excellent standards in all areas of social care.
Jewish Care
JEWISH CARE is the largest health and social care organisation serving the Jewish community in London and the South East. We run over 70 centres and services, caring for more than 7,000 people and their families every week.
Key Ring
KeyRing's support is based on people living in their own homes but sharing their skills and talents with each other and with their communities. KeyRing provides support to people with Learning Disabilities to gain skills using their Personal Budget to enable more independence. It offers support on a 1-1 or group basis, and can assist people with Learning Disabilities make their first move towards independent living.
KIDS (Southwark Home Learning Service)
KIDS run the Southwark Home Learning Service. Home Learning or Portage is a home visiting educational service for pre-school children with additional support needs, and their families. The Southwark Home Learning service offers a framework of support with regular home visits, by a trained practitioner.
Latin American Disabled People’s Project
LADPP is a London organisation devoted to serving disabled people whose first language is Spanish or Portuguese. Their mission is to improve the quality of life and independence of disabled Spanish and Portuguese speaking people living in London - as well as that of their carers, families and communities.
Leonard Cheshire Disability
Leonard Cheshire Disability is the UK’s leading charity supporting disabled people. Every year, we support thousands of people in the UK and around the world with physical and learning disabilities to fulfil their potential and live the lives they choose. We work for a society in which every person is equally valued.
Lifelong Family Links
Lifelong Family Links was established in 1982 by a group of parents and professionals to offer support to children with disabilities and their families in the Lambeth area. We are constantly developing our range of services, and therefore employ a growing number of staff consisting of professional full-time staff and a team of committed volunteers.
London Ambulance Service – Patient Transportation Service
Our Patient Transport Service offer clinicians a range of transport options to help them with the transfer of their patients. We handle over 3,000 patient journeys a day to over 1,000 treatment centres and have a variety of vehicles designed to meet the different needs of patients. As well as being contracted by a number of London hospitals and primary care trusts (PCTs) to take patients to and from their pre-arranged hospital or clinic appointments, we can respond to ad-hoc journey requests and provide specialist transfer facilities.
London Care – domiciliary care
We believe that getting older shouldn’t mean losing your independence. At London Care we provide quality care for our elderly senior service users which enables them to continue living fulfilling lives in the homes that they know and love.
Macmillan: South East London Buddies
Macmillan's South East London Buddies provide one-to-one practical and emotional support for people affected by cancer. They are trained volunteers who can offer a listening ear or a helping hand to support you. Volunteers can visit people in their homes or meet in a public place within the South East London area.
Meals On Wheels
The council can deliver meals to older or vulnerable people in their own homes. To find out if you can receive this service, a social worker will need to carry out an outcome based assessment. A number of other providers can deliver meals to your door and offer support for preparing meals or if you prefer, you could have frozen meals delivered so you can choose when to heat up your meals.
Medacs Homecare
Medacs Healthcare is a leading healthcare staffing company providing healthcare recruitment expertise to both the public and private sectors. We are a quality home care provider that designs and delivers domiciliary care, specialist home care and complex care services to elderly people, adults and children.
MENCAP – Direct
Mencap Direct can help you if you need advice and want information about learning disability issues such as benefits, personal relationships, education and self directed support. Or you want to buy Mencap's services for people with a learning disability, from daily living and job training to life skills and advocacy. The range of flexible support is person centred and tailor made for each individual.
Mission Care
We are a Christian charity with a history of caring for vulnerable people in South East London since 1904. Today, we provide nursing care and residential care in our five care homes in Bromley, and Southwark.
Motability
The Motability scheme enables disabled people to lease a new car, scooter or powered wheelchair using their government funded mobility allowance. Can also help with adaptations, Wheelchair accessible vehicles, Driving lessons for eligible 16 to 24 year olds and lots of relevant info on their website.
My Health My Way Ltd
My Health My Way is a support service to help you develop the confidence, knowledge and skills to tackle symptoms such as immobility, breathlessness, anxiety or daily pain. If you join the programme you will be given personalised support from a dedicated health coach who will guide you to take the steps that will make a difference to you.