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Useful Websites

Age Uk

For information and advice for older people

Alzheimer's Society website

For information and advice for patient's with Alzheimer's and their families

Alzheimer's Society - Selecting a Care Home

Information and advice on selecting a Care Home for people with Alzheimer's disease

Approach Staffordshire

Provides services to meet the needs of older people with dementia or mental health needs along with adults who are socially disadvantaged

ARCH

Arch works in North Staffordshire and surrounding areas supporting adults, children, young people, families and professionals on a mission to prevent and tackle domestic abuse,  help end  homelessness and promote social inclusion.

Arthritis Research Uk

Advice and information for suffers of arthritis

Asthma Uk

Advice and information for suffers of asthma

Upside online Barnardo's counselling service

Barnardo's free online counselling service in Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent for young people aged 11 - 18 years.

Benefits website

Information of benefits available and how to claim

Blue Badge Stoke On Trent

Information on how to apply for a Blue Badge

Brighter Futures

Provides support to those who require extra help to live independent and fulfilled lives

Bullying website

For advice and information on how to deal with bullying issues

Carelink

Telephone befriending service for older isolated people

Changes YP

Website to promote the recovery of young people in mental distress in Stoke-On-Trent and North Staffordshire

Choose and Book

Choose and Book is a national electronic referral service which gives patients a choice of place, date and time for their first outpatient appointment in a hospital or clinic

Citizens Advice Bureau

Agency which give advice, support and help to people on claiming benefits, sorting out debt, etc.

Diabetes Uk

Advice and information for people with diabetes

Dove Bereavement Service

For help and support with bereavement and loss

Drink Aware

Website for advice on how to cut down on drinking, etc

DLVA Drug Driving

DVLA guide to new law regarding driving with certain legal medications.

DVLA Medical Conditions

DVLA quick guide to medical conditions that can affect your fitness to drive

Epilepsy Information and Advice

Provides information about coping with epilepsy and seizures. Provides free help
and advice through the use of email and telephone helplines.

Green Door

Aimed at older and disabled people to help them get out and about and become active

Men's Health Matters

Advice relating to men's health

Macmillan Cancer Support

Support and advice for families and patients with cancer

MIND

Website for information on what available for people with Mental Health problems

North Staffs Carers Association

Help and advice for carers

One You - How are you quiz

One You is here to help you get back to a healthier you. Take our quiz to see how you score.   How Are You is for over 18s only and is only designed to point you in the right direction. It’s not a medical assessment – if you’re worried about your health you should speak to a health professional.

Orchid

Website for advice and information on male cancers 

Papyrus-uk.org/

Young People's mental health

Patient.co.uk

Website where you can get information and leaflets on health related matters

Phoning Friends

Telephone befriending service for the over 60s.

Pregnancy Advisory Service

Information on avoiding and ending unplanned pregnanies

Psoriasis Association

Information for patients suffering with psoriasis

Revival

Revival is a free NHS backed service can help with range of home repairs, etc, and help you to maintain your independence with practical support and advice.

Samaritans

Volunteer group that are there for people who need to talk to someone

Savana

Savana, based in North Staffordshire, is a registered charity providing support for anyone who has experienced or is affected by any form of sexual violence including rape, sexual violence, domestic violence, 'honour' related violence and childhood sexual abuse, whether recently or in the past

Sexual Health Matters

Advice and information relating to all sexual health matters ie: contraception, STI's, etc

Talk to Frank

Information and advice on how to deal with drug and alcohol issues 



 
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