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SLaM Specialist Care Unit for Older Adults, Ann Moss (Southwark)
Ann Moss provides specialist assessment, treatment, accommodation and 24 hour nursing care for people aged over 65 who have dementia and challenging behaviour. Our team of specialist nurses work closely with the person, their family and carers. We help to minimise people’s challenging behaviour and to maintain their health.
South East London Vision
South East London Vision (SELVis) is a registered charity supporting blind and partially sighted people in Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark. They exist to ensure people living with sight loss in South East London can live independent lives and have access to high quality services when and where they need them.
Southwark Advice Plus (Leonard Cheshire Disability)
Leonard Cheshire Disability's Southwark Advice Plus service offers information, advice and access to help disabled people live more independently across Southwark.
Services for Turkish Cypriot and Turkish people in Southwark. Social and cultural activities for young and old and for those with disabilities.
Southwark Disablement Association
SDA is an organisation of people with seen and unseen disabilities which supports disabled people to live independently and achieve their full potential. SDA exists to ensure that disabled people have access to society as a whole and are socially included, having the right to be full and active members of the communities we live in through choice and self determination.
SIAS has been established to ensure that parents, carers of children and young people aged 0 to 25 years old with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) have access to information, advice and guidance to allow them to make informed decisions about their education and 16 plus choices.
Southwark LGBT Network
Southwark Lesbian Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network (Southwark LGBT Network) is an unincorporated association founded in 2002. Its purpose is to build and strengthen LGBT communities in Southwark so as to improve the quality of life of LGBT people who live, work, study or socialise in Southwark and reduce our vulnerability to hate crime, harassment and discrimination.
Southwark Parent Carers Council
We are the parent carer forum for Southwark - and we want to achieve the best local services for children and young people aged 0-25 with disabilities/additional needs and their families. We are working with partners in education, health and social care to give families a say in the design and provision of services. Our parent reps are now involved in workstreams with Southwark Council on the new SEND Reforms.
Southwark Resource Centre
SRC is designed to provide specialist support for those with complex needs, whilst offering more choices to help less disabled service users and older people live as active citizens in their community.
Southwark Resource Centre
The Southwark Resource Centre (SRC) is a new building in the heart of Walworth and one of the first developments of the new Aylesbury Estate. The SRC is a council building with services covering Reablement, Day respite and long term support for adults with physical disabilities. It is designed to provide specialist support for those with complex needs, whilst offering more choices to help less disabled service users and older people live as active citizens in their community.
Southwark Wellbeing Support at Home (SWiSH) – Metropolitan
Southwark Wellbeing Support at Home (SWiSH) helps clients to remain at home, living their own lives safely and as independently as possible by avoiding unnecessary or unplanned hospital admissions.
St. Christopher
The St Christopher’s Group comprises St Christopher’s Hospice in Sydenham and St Christopher's Bromley in Orpington. Both care for adults from the age of 18 years upwards. Providing the highest quality care to over 2,500 dying individuals each year on our inpatient wards and in people’s own homes.
Stepping Stones
Stepping Stones is an independent special school with charitable status. The school, having first established itself as a first class provider of care and education for young people with hemiplegia, now makes provision for children on the autistic spectrum, for those with acute or chronic medical conditions, with a range of physical disabilities and those youngsters whose mental and/or emotional health is at risk. Stepping Stones also run weekly sessions in Cooking, Keep Fit, Drama, Dance Music and Art.
Stroke Association
We provide high quality, up-to-date stroke information for stroke patients, their families and carers. Every year there are approximately 152,000 strokes in the UK. That's one stroke every three and a half minutes. Most people affected are over 65, but anyone can have a stroke, including children and even babies.
Stroke Care is an award winning registered charity based in Southwark, London. Its work focuses on prevention of strokes by working closely with other agencies to raise awareness in local communities, as well as rehabilitation services and support to improve the quality of life of those affected by stroke, and other related debilitating ill health.
Taxicard
Taxicard holders make journeys in licensed London taxis and private hires vehicles, and the subsidy applies directly to each trip.
Terrence Higgins Trust
Our vision is a world where people with HIV live healthy lives free from prejudice and discrimination, and good sexual health is a right and reality for all. Terrence Higgins Trust is a British charity that campaigns on various issues related to AIDS and HIV.
TfL Travel Mentoring Scheme
020 3054 4361
travelmentor@tfl.gov.uk
Thames Homecare
Thames Homecare provides all aspects of care at home and aims to enable independent living. This is carried out in the delivery of general support, monitoring of their welfare, personal care and domestic help.
The Maypole Project
The Maypole Project provides a lifeline of support for children with complex medical needs and their whole family. We support many children with life threatening, life limiting illnesses and their families every year across South East London. The Maypole Project provides unique emotional support that is ongoing, flexible, responsive, professional and confidential. Each family is supported by one of our key workers who are specifically trained and supervised to offer emotional support, which ranges from befriending to counselling or therapy. This can be offered to whole families, one to one, couples, groups, and also extends into provision of information, advice and advocacy.