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.
Telecare can help older, disabled, and vulnerable people live independently, safely and securely at home, whilst providing reassurance for carers.
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 National Autistic Society is the leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism. We currently support 100,000 people a year. We know we make a positive difference to their lives and we want to do the same for even more of the 700,000 people in the UK living with autism.
The Royal British Legion is the UK's leading Armed Forces charity. Whether it's families coping with the loss of a loved one, help at home to adapt to independent living, recovery centres for injured personnel, money and careers advice or residential care: we are here to help. They provide practical care, advice and support to serving members of armed forces, veterans of all ages and their families.
A Sanctuary Scheme is a multi-agency victim centred initiative which aims to enable households at risk of violence to remain safely in their own homes by installing a ‘Sanctuary’ in the home and through the provision of support to the household.
We are a social enterprise, providing specialist and integrated services which focus on improving lives and communities across mental health, learning disability, substance misuse, primary care, the criminal justice system and employment.
UCanDoIT teaches people with disabilities how to use computers, with a particular focus on Internet and email skills.
United Care are a home care agency dedicated to providing excellent home care services to vulnerable people in the community. They specialise in working with people on various schemes such as personal budgets or direct payments, voluntary/independent organisations fund, local authorities fund as well as privately funded referrals.
Xtracare agency is a young and dynamic care agency providing good quality services to suit the needs of all our service users. The primary aim of the agency is to place the needs of our service users at the heart of services, promoting independence, taking into account the service users rights, choice, privacy and dignity.