Useful Links:
The following links
(in alphabetical order) will help you with:

Care • Funding Charities • Advice, Information & Support • Physical Help • New & 2nd Hand Equipment • Transport • Services, etc

Each of the logos below is a link to the appropriate website:

Link - 5TownsCare

Five Towns Care Centre
We are an established company with over 30 years experience in the mobility industry, supplying manual and powered wheelchairs to meet individual requirements.

We provide a caring, individual service to customers, who will be assessed and advised by our highly qualified staff to ensure specialist requirements are met. All products are delivered fully assembled and we provide instructions on using the product.

Link - Acorn's Children's Hospice
Acorns Children's Hospice
.....provides care and support for children and young people who have life limiting or life threatening conditions. Acorns is currently supporting nearly 600 children and 800 families, including those who are bereaved. Our specialist nursing and support services provide a vital lifeline for these families who would face a much tougher challenge coping alone.

Registered Charity No. 700859
Link - Action4Kids
Action For Kids
Helping children and young people towards independence.

Registered Charity No 1068841
Link - ATWc
All Terrain Wheelchairs
We offer the two most amazing powered wheelchairs you will ever come across, the versitile Frontier V6 and the new Extreme X8 a genuine four wheel drive.(even climbs up and down sandy steps!) Check out the videos on this website and on youtube.

Link - Caudwell
Caudwell Children
Caudwell Children provide family support services, equipment, treatment and therapies for disabled children and their families across the UK. We also run our Enable Sport programme for talented disabled athletes and our Destination Dreams holiday for children fighting life threatening conditions.

Registered Charity No 1079770
Link - CharityChoice
Charity Choice
Charity Choice publishes the UKs largest charity contacts directory. In addition to the three print editions for the UK, Scotland and Northern Ireland, Charity Choice also operates a web service in order to facilitate legacy giving and donations to charities throughout the UK.

Link - CMT
Charcot Marie-Tooth
Working to support people affected by Charcot Marie-Tooth Disease (also known as Hereditary Motor and sensory Myopathy

Registered Charity No 1112370

Link - Cool2Care

..... is a childcare introductory service that recruits, screens and trains care-workers (Personal Assistants, PAs), bringing together families with disabled children or young adults and people who want to work caring for them.

Registered Charity No 1141557

Link - Direct Gov

Public Services for Disabled People

Link - DisableAids (Cannock) Ltd

Disable Aids (Cannock) Ltd
Suppliers of various equipment for independence. Whether you're looking for a wheelchair suitable for keeping mobile or the right bathlift for your bathroom, our expertise ensures that we can find the modern mobility product that suits your lifestyle. Over the years we've helped many people find exactly what they've been looking for, and we are proud to be able to offer you tailor made choices from a range of leading manufacturers specialising in daily living aids.

Powerchair Football Chairs

Link - Disabled Gear
is a FREE & easy-to-use website designed to make buying and selling second-hand disability equipment painless.
Link - DLF
Disabled Living Foundation
DLF is a national charity that provides impartial advice, information and training on daily living aids. It is a founder member of the Information Standard, a certification scheme for health and social care information. Find out about DLF's work, our partners and achievements here.

Registered Charity No 290069
Link - Dogs 4 the Disabled

Dogs for the Disabled
Dogs for the Disabled creates life-changing partnerships by training assistance dogs to help children and adults with disabilities lead a fuller, more independent life.

Registered Charity Nos. 1092960 / SCO39828

Link - EHRC
Equality & Human Rights Commission
We have a statutory remit to promote and monitor human rights; and to protect, enforce and promote equality across the seven "protected" grounds - age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, sexual orientation and gender reassignment.
Link - ETAC
Suppliers of mobility aids & equipment including Powerchairs (Etac & Etac Balder), Toileting chairs, Hoists, etc.
Link - FSH-MD
FSH Support Group
As a support group partner of the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, we are here to help improve the quality of life for those who have Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSH-MD).

We help provide support to those with FSH-MD as well as their carers, family and friends.

Link - ILF
Independent Living Fund
The Independent Living Fund is an Executive Non-Departmental Public Body of the Department for Work and Pensions.
We are a national resource dedicated to delivering financial support to disabled people and advancing standards of independent living.
Link - JPT
Joseph Patrick Trust (JPT)
..... the welfare fund within the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, provides grants towards the costs of specialist equipment such as powered wheelchairs, adapted computers and electric beds, for children and adults. The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign has awarded more than 6,000 grants, totalling more than £6million, towards specialist equipment such as powered wheelchairs in the last 25 years to children and adults, helping more than 5,000 children and adults with muscular dystrophy and related neuromuscular conditions to purchase specialist mobility equipment not available on the NHS.

Muscular Dystrophy Campaign Registered Charity Nos. 205395 / SC039445

Link - Make-a-Wish

Make-a-Wish Foundation
We grant magical wishes to children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions.

Registered Charity Nos. 295672 / SC037479

Link - Medicotech
Thera-Trainers Active/Passive Therapy Exercise Equipment and the dynamic Balance Trainer. Suitable for people with a disability and used by physiotherapists at home or in the clinic.
Molten Rock - All-Terrain Powerchairs
Boma off road powerchair gives you your freedom and independence back. It comes with a huge range of adaptations to its controls, including; Joystick, chin control, head control, etc
Link - Mobility
Motability Scheme
The Motability Scheme enables disabled people to exchange either their Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance or their War Pensioners' Mobility Supplement to obtain a new car, powered wheelchair or scooter.
Muscular Dystrophy UK
For over 50 years, Muscular Dystrophy UK leads the fight against muscle disease by; funding world-class research, offering free care and support, providing grants towards equipment, campaigning to raise awareness and bring about change.

Registered Charity Nos. 205395 / SC039445

Link - Newlife
Newlife Foundation
Providing equipment to help individual children, nurse support services, medical research, awareness and campaigning.

Registered Charity No. 1001817

Link - Permobil
Suppliers of a large range of Powerchairs, seating systems, electronics and drive systems, & accessories.
Link - NMC Midlands
NMC Midlands
The aim of the NeuroMuscular Centre, Tile Hill, Coventry, is to work together to support people affected by muscular dystrophy, creating an environment where full potential and optimal wellbeing can be achieved, through employment, training, physical therapy, and complimentary Therapy.

Registered Charity No 1148855

Link - Neater
Neater Solutions
Supplier of a comprehensive range of aids prolonging indepepndence. Products include; Neater Arm Supports, Neater Eater, Neater Uni-Chair, etc
Link - Cheshire Neuromuscular Centre
NMC Winsford
The aim of the NeuroMuscular Centre, Winsford, Cheshire is to work together to support people affected by muscular dystrophy, creating an environment where full potential and optimal wellbeing
can be achieved, through employment, training and physiotherapy.

Registered Charity No 1023606

Link - Treat NMD

TREAT-NMD is a network for people with neuromuscular diseases and professionals working in the field. It aims to advance diagnosis and care and develop new treatments for the benefit of patients and families, working closely with scientists, healthcare professionals, the pharmaceutical industry and patient groups around the world.

Link - Variety
Variety provides both practical help including Variety Sunshine Coaches, Variety Wheelchairs and specialist equipment through our grants programmes, as well as creating memorable childhood experiences in our Variety at Work scheme.

Registered CharityNos. 209259 / SC038505

Link - Whizz-Kidz


Registered Charity Nos. 802872 / SC042607.


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