Useful organisations 

Action Cerebral Palsy

Improving public, professional and political awareness of the issues facing children and young people with cerebral palsy.

Adult Cerebral Palsy Hub

Seeking to improve the lives of the 130,000 UK adults living with Cerebral Palsy – Care Parity for CP.

Age UK

In the UK, we help millions of people every year, providing support, companionship and advice.

Alzheimer Scotland

The work we do is to make sure nobody faces dementia alone. 

Alzheimer’s Society

Forgetting things from time to time is usually normal. But if memory loss is affecting your daily life, it’s a good idea to seek help.

Amputation Foundation

Seeking to assist amputees with many of their support needs and providing information that will be relevant to starting a new life as an amputee.


Association of Personal Injury Lawyers – a not-for-profit organisation representing injured people.


ARNI Stroke Charity website for stroke survivors and families: providing specialist rehabilitation and exercise support after hospital and community physiotherapy finishes.

Behind the Gray

Support community for those whose lives have been affected by a SAH/Subarachnoid Haemorrhage or Stroke.


Providing support to limbless and injured veterans for life.

Brain Injury Hub

A resource for families, teachers and anyone who would like to know more about acquired brain injury in children (part of the Children’s Trust).

Brain Tumour Charity Trust

Whether you’ve been diagnosed with a brain tumour or a family member or friend has, we are here to help.

British Geriatrics Society

Improving healthcare for older people.

British Heart Foundation

Funds medical research related to heart and circulatory diseases and their risk factors.

Charcot Marie Tooth

Charity dedicated to supporting people living with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, the most common inherited neurological condition in the world.

Colostomy UK

Colostomy UK is a charity that supports and empowers people living with a stoma. We’re here if people have questions, need support or just want to talk to someone who lives with a stoma. We also run projects to empower ostomates to return to sports, hobbies and other interests and give them the confidence to take up fresh challenges. We are advocates for ostomates’ rights and their voice on the bigger issues. Our campaigns raise awareness and encourage organisations to make their facilities more inclusive.

Dementia UK

Whether you have a question that needs an immediate answer or need emotional support when life feels overwhelming, our dementia specialist Admiral Nurses have the time to listen and the knowledge to solve problems.

Different Strokes

We help younger stroke survivors and their families to reclaim their lives through active peer support

Disability Horizons

Disability Horizons magazine is an online disability lifestyle publication that aims to give disabled people a voice. 

Disabled Living Foundation

Practical solutions supporting disabled adults, children and older people.

Douglas Bader Foundation

The Douglas Bader Foundation exists to advance and promote the physical, mental and spiritual welfare of persons who are born without or have lost one or more limbs, or are otherwise physically disabled.


We help you look after your parents as they get older. Senior care support, information, product advice and more.

Erbs Palsy Group

The only UK-based organisation offering advice, information and support to families affected by Erb’s Palsy.

Finding Your Feet

We support families affected by amputation or limb absence through a range of sporting initiatives and social inclusion projects designed to positively affect both physical and mental wellbeing. Isolation is a huge problem for many amputees. It has been proven that quality of life and even life expectancy is greatly reduced without social inclusion, with as many as 30% of vascular amputees not surviving to one-year post amputation. FYF is key in addressing this issue. We are directly saving lives.

GAIN Charity

GAIN is the only organisation dedicated to helping people affected by Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), CIDP and the associated inflammatory neuropathies.


The Brain Injury Association – Improving life after brain injury.

Independent Age

Independent Age can provide you and your family with clear, free and impartial advice on the issues that matter: care and support, money and benefits, health and mobility.  

Limbless Association

Information, advice and support for amputees, their family and friends and professionals.

MS Society

The MS Society fund world-leading research, share the latest information and campaign for everyone’s rights.

MS Trust

Whatever your question about multiple sclerosis, our A–Z contains a wide range of information, including symptoms, treatments and living with MS.


MS-UK is here for anyone affected by multiple sclerosis, to empower them to live healthier and happier lives by improving the understanding of MS and providing support where it is needed most.

Older Mobility

Improving mobility for an ageing population.


Re-engage provides vital, life-enhancing social connections for older people at a time in their lives when their social circles are diminishing.


Scope, the disability equality charity in England and Wales. We provide practical information and emotional support when it’s most needed, and campaign relentlessly to create a fairer society.

Sight Advice

Online advice for the public relating to sight.

Silver Lining Brain charity

Brain injury: helping to encourage a social support network for the injured, their family members, and the wider community.

Spinal Injuries Association

Our range of services support everyone who needs to access expert information, advice and support.

Spinal Injuries Scotland

We are ambitious to achieve positive change so that people with a spinal cord injury can live their daily lives in a more equal environment.

Spotlight YOPD

The charity for those with Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease (YOPD), run by those with YOPD.

Steel Bones

Helping all amputee families live life to the full.

Stroke Association

We can help stroke survivors and their families live fuller, happier lives.

Stroke information

Stroke Information supplies online and telephone support to anyone around the UK looking for advice and motivation from people with experience.

The Brain Charity

We help people with all forms of neurological condition to lead longer, healthier, happier lives.

The Dementia Network

The Dementia Network empowers you with practical advice that will enable you, and those around you, to live well with dementia. 

The Lewy Body Society

Funds research into Lewy body dementia seeks to raise awareness of the disease.


We aim to promote better understanding of all aspects of acquired brain injury.