Dorset: Advocacy & Support services

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Advocare - Caring for Carers

Advocacy

Local

The service can support carers at meetings, reviews and consultations and can also help the carer make representations to the appropriate authorities or ask questions on their behalf.

Contact: Advocare - Caring for Carers, 4 Hatherden Avenue, Poole, Dorset, BH14 0PJ.
Alzheimer's Society

Alzheimer's Society Services

National

Alzheimer's Society National Dementia Helpline 0333 150 3456 can provide information, support, guidance and signposting to other appropriate organisations.

Contact: Alzheimer's Society, 58 Devon House St. Katharines Way, London, E1W 1LB.
Alzheimer's Society Helpline

Alzheimer's Society National Dementia Helpline

National

Alzheimer's Society National Dementia Helpline 0333 150 3456 can provide information, support, guidance and signposting to other appropriate organisations.

Contact: Alzheimer's Society National Dementia Helpline, 58 Devon House St. Katharines Way, London, E1W 1LB.
Amachyck Care Solution Ltd

Home Care Specialist

National

Assist people to live independently in their own homes; these includes washing, dressing, feeding, toileting, hoisting, domestic duties, shopping, escort and any other special needs. 

Contact: Home Care Specialist, 92, Wood Lane, Dagemham, Essex, RM9 5SL.
Bournemouth Christchurch & Poole Council

Care Direct - Help When You Leave Hospital

Local

They can support you to live as independently as you can. This can be done by working with you and people involved in your care to: plan for you to leave hospital safely  help you get b...

Contact: Adult Social Care, Town Hall Annexe, St. Stephens Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6EA.
Bournemouth Churches Housing Assn.

BCHA - Leaving Hospital Support Service

Local

Our Leaving Hospital Support Service helps to make the return home from Bournemouth Hospital as stress-free and simple as possible - particularly if you (or someone you know) is worried about coping at home.

Contact: Bournemouth Churches Housing Assn, St Swithun's House, 21 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3NS.
Bournemouth Society for the Visually Impaired

Counselling Service

Local

BSVI offers one to one counselling sessions for people of all ages, including children, who are struggling to come to terms with their sight loss. We are also able to offer one to one or group sessions for family and car...

Contact: Community Services, 5 Victoria Park Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH9 2RB.
British Red Cross Society

Get help with loneliness

National

If you are feeling lonely, please know that you are not alone. The British Red Cross is here to help you. One in five people in the UK say they experience feelings of loneliness, and during the coronavirus pandemic ...

Contact: British Red Cross Society, 44 Moorfields, London, EC2Y 9AL.

Get support at home

National

If you are feeling lonely, please know that you are not alone. The British Red Cross is here to help you. One in five people in the UK say they experience feelings of loneliness, and during the coronavirus pandemic ...

Contact: British Red Cross Society, 44 Moorfields, London, EC2Y 9AL.
Carers UK

Carers UK

National

We give expert advice, information and support. Caring can be extremely complicated. The maze of rights and entitlements can be complicated. Filling in paperwork can be complicated. Getting a break can be complicate...

Contact: Carers UK, 20 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4LX.
Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation

Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation

National

CISWO is a responsive team-based charity positively impacting upon the lives of over 500,000 coalfield residents through a wide range of services delivered by professional, experienced and dedicated staff. CISWO is com...

Contact: Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation, 142 Queens Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 7LH.
Compassion in Dying

The End-of-Life Rights Information Line

National

The End-of-Life Rights Information Line is the only national helpline in the UK that supports people to make decisions about the care and treatment that is right for them at the end of life.  We do this by providing...

Contact: End-of-Life Rights Information Line, 181-183 Oxford Street, London, W1D 2JT.
Cruse Bereavement Care

CRUSE National Telephone Helpline

National

If you are here because someone close to you has died, we are very sorry.  Grief is a natural process, but we know it can be devastating. Our specialist bereavement experts have experience in all types of loss and c...

Contact: Cruse Bereavement Care, 1 Victoria Villas, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 2GW.
Dorset Advocacy

Advocacy For you

Local

Advocates help disabled people and others to get the recognition and support they need to live life their way.

Contact: Dorset Advocacy, Unit 13-15, Jubilee Court, Paceycombe Way, Dorchester, DT1 3AE.
Dorset and Somerset Strategic Health Authority

CUPID

Local

CUPID was formed 14 years ago to provide support to patients before, during and after stoma surgery. The Group is run by trained Volunteer Visitors who are all ex – patients so know what it is like to live with a s...

Contact: The Stoma Care Department, Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch NHS Trust, Castle Lane East, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 7DW.
Dorset Blind Association

Home Visiting Service

Local

The service is very flexible and is adapted to each individual member’s needs. Examples of the type of help given include taking people for short walks, assisting with forms and general paperwork, sorting/reading m...

Contact: Dorset Blind Association, 17 Bournemouth Road, Poole, Dorset, BH14 0EF.
Dorset Listening Service

Dorset Listening Service CIC

Local

Our aim is to help and support you to address any emotional difficulties such as: Depression, Bereavement, Adjusting to Retirement, Loss of independence, Loneliness, Relationship difficulties,&nb...

Contact: Dorset Listening Service.
Dorset Mental Health Advocacy - DMHA

Dorset Mental Health Advocacy (DMHA)

Local

The service offers assistance on a range of matters. There are certain issues we cannot help with however, which may require you seeking more specialist advice. We can: Offer support to accepted clients at meetings,...

Contact: Dorset Mental Health Advocacy - DMHA, 29-29a Durngate Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1JP.
Dorset Race Equality Council

Dorset Race Equality Council

Local

Dorset REC is explicit about tackling racial discrimination and our support for race equality. We take a lead in the community in Dorset in the following areas: Dealing with racial discrimination. Supporti...

Contact: Dorset Race Equality Council, 4th Floor, Richmond House, 33 Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6EZ.
DOTS Disability Community Interest Company

Information Advice and Advocacy Service

Local

A membership based organisation which is passionate about promoting social inclusion by: Providing organisations with high quality, effective disability equality services which support them to improve their servic...

Contact: DOTS Disability, Littledown Centre, Chaseside, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 7DX.
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