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ADDER is a charity set up for all people with dystonia, which is a neurological disorder characterised by a group of related movement disorders, which are always involuntary and often painful, prolonged spasms of muscle contractions, frequently causing twisting and repetitive movements, or abnormal postures. It…
0191 492 2793
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The hospital provides a specialist rehabilitation centre with high quality facilities, highly skilled nursing staff and experienced therapists. It is a centre of excellence in low-risk hip and knee replacement operations and a full range of outpatient and diagnostics is also provided for local patients.…
01388 455000
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The service will ensure that, in an emergency, the person you care for is safe and their care needs met by a nominated person of your choice (e.g. family members, friends or neighbours).
03300 882367
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Care & Repair provides property repairs and advice on Disabled Facilities Grants. Disabled Facilities Grants can also be provided to enable a disabled person to live more independently in their home. A means test is applied to assess an individual’s eligibility for grant assistance. The…
0300 0044444
Medequip provide assistive living equipment in Durham & Darlington. As part of this service we provide a retail service for those who wish to purchase or rent equipment themselves. We operate an Independent Living Centre where Medequip offer practical advice, assessment ofneed and demonstration of…
01325 524531
This service is available to all patients EXEMPT from prescription charges that are registered with a GP surgery in NHS County Durham & NHS Darlington.  The service is only available for those minor ailment conditions as outlined below and is only available from pharmacies with an…
We provide Nightstop emergency accommodation, longer-term Supported Lodgings and advice and support. If you have a spare room and want to help young people, please call or email. We need volunteer hosts, drivers and advisers.
01642 249782
We provide relief from isolation in the elderly by visiting, providing social contact and Christian Fellowship (you do not have to have a faith to be accepeted by us).
07943 251357 (Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
Care homes can provide two major kinds of care: A residential care home provides personal care, meals and accommodation for people who can no longer manage to live independently, with help and support in their own home. Any nursing needs can be provided by a…
03000 616161
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New guide from Disability Rights UK for young people thinking about studying in higher education starting September 2014. Dealing with common questions such as whether the college or university will be accessible, how to choose a course and what support will be available. Crucially this…
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