Online marketplace for disability equipment

The website is free and simple to use and also includes a wanted section. They accept donated equipment with a percentage of proceeds being donated to charity (currently Guide Dogs).Read more

The Essential Guide to Travelling with a Medical Condition

Useful information from specialists InsuranceWith who provide reasonable travel insurance cover for anyone travelling with medical condition or disabilityRead more

Driving and Dementia Guide for Over 60s

Handy guide on how dementia and other senior medical conditions can affect driving ability containing helpful information on courses and training programmes for drivers over 60.Read more

Southampton Mencap's Learning Disability News February 2018 Edition

The latest Southampton Mencap newsletterRead more

Alerts on GOV.UK for SEND

Did you know? .... You can set up alerts for when the government publishes or changes anything on GOV.UK about: Support for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).Read more

British Red Cross Adult First Aid Education for Groups

Elderly Slips, Trips and Falls. Fully funded tailored sessions for organisations and community groups who support people at risk to give them skills and confidence to help in a first aid emergency.Read more

Stairlift Funding Sources

Article on stairlift funding provided by Stairlift GuruRead more

FREE Call Blockers to Stop Scam Calls

These call blockers have been described as ‘life-changing’ and can also give peace of mind to families and carers. They have been tested by Southampton City Council Careline Service and found not to interfere with their alarm buttons.Read more

The Big Care Survey

The Care & Support Alliance want to hear from as many people who have experience with adult social care in England to be able to tell them what it looks like now and what needs to change, so they have launched a survey.Read more

NHS Online Free Fitness Studios

Fitness Studio FREE exercise videos. Take your pick from 24 instructor-led videos in the aerobics, strength and resistance, pilates and yoga categories. The workouts have been created by fitness experts InstructorLive and range from 10 minutes to 45 minutes.Read more

Countess Mountbatten Hospice Drop-In Time Change

From 7th February 2018 the CMH Wednesday Drop In Service time is changing to 10.30 – 12.30. It is for any patients with a life limiting illness (not just cancer) and their carers or carers on their own; they don’t need to be referred to CMH.Read more

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Extended features on visual impairment and special care dental service. Latest online health, food and budgeting apps. Local services and events.Read more