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Intermediate care including reablement

Intermediate care: support to get your independence back When people have been ill or in hospital they may need support for a short time to help them recover and get their independence back. This support is called intermediate care (or ‘reablement’). Intermediate care...

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Mobility scooter needs a bus permit

In late July as I was getting onto a bus at High Wycombe the Arriva bus driver said “The mobility scooter needs a bus permit. Can I see it” Arriva are responsible for running all the buses in the towns close to where I live. I have to use the buses because double...

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Mobility Scooters

Mobility scooters can provide much-needed freedom, ease and independence for elderly or disabled individuals. Yet choosing a mobility scooter can often be a confusing and complicated task. At UK Care Guide we’re passionate about providing clear, comprehensive...

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What do you think is the UK’s biggest single cause of disability? Believe it or not, it is arthritis. It affects at least nine million people, and reinforces the point that most people become limited, rather than being born with a disability. It also proves it could...

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Template Letters to support Your Disability

Like it or not, all of us have to write an occasional letter. Many people find this a challenge. I'm not talking about exchanges of gossip or thanks with friends and family, but the formal stuff required when accessing services, applying for grants, challenging...

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Advocacy in mental health

The MIND Guide to Advocacy explains what advocacy is and how it can help you. It gives information on different types of advocacy, including statutory advocates, what sort of situations an advocate can help you with, and how to find an advocate. What is advocacy?...

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This Alzheimer's Society service offers one-to-one support from a Memory Support Worker for individuals and their carers from their initial concerns about memory loss, through diagnosis, to planning for the future. For those with a diagnosis, support will focus on...

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If you are a carer for someone with dementia and you would like to meet with other carers for support; please come along to one of the following monthly groups facilitated by a trained member of staff. Amersham Amersham Free Church, Woodside Road, Amersham, HP6 6AJ...

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Sources of support for families

People affected by dementia do not need to be alone. Whether you have a dementia diagnosis, or care for someone who has one, there are local services that can support you practically and emotionally. Your GP should be able to organise an assessment of the person with...

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How to stay socially connected

Being on your own when you don’t want to be or feeling lonely is a common experience, but it can make us anxious, miserable, and eat away at our confidence and self-esteem. Thankfully, there are lots of organisations and services out there to help older people connect...

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