One to one support and advice for families living with dementia, focusing on needs, helping patients and families to cope.
Association of carers (Worcestershire)
Registered charity providing an independent source of information, advice and support for unpaid adult carers.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.
If you have asthma, or you're a parent of a child with asthma, visit Asthma UK website for expert advice.
You can check you Asthma Attack Risk here. It only takes you 3 minutes to check your risk.
Home Oxygen Therapy
If you suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), emphysema, cystic fibrosis, asthma or other lung disorders, you may be prescribed home oxygen therapy because your body cannot get enough oxygen from the air. Without sufficient oxygen most people find they are limited in what they can do and that home oxygen therapy gives them a better quality of life.
Are you recently bereaved? Do you need support to help with your feelings? Do you need help with practical issues? If so just go to www.bereavementsupportworcestershire.org.uk where you will find useful information, self-help guides and links to a range of organisations that can help support you.
If you are registered with a GP in South Worcestershire (Martley, Evesham, Worcester, Great Malvern, Droitwich, Pershore and surrounding areas) you can call our Telephone Helpline 01905 760934 Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm for advice on support available in your area.
Bereavement Support South Worcestershire is funded by the South Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group and hosted by St Richard’s Hospice.
Everyone aged 60 to 74 who is registered with a GP and lives in England is automatically sent a bowel cancer screening kit every 2 years.
Make sure your GP has your correct address so your kit is posted to the right place.
If you're 75 or over, you can ask for a kit every 2 years by phoning the free bowel cancer screening helpline on 0800 707 60 60.
If you're worried about a family history of bowel cancer or have any symptoms, speak to a GP for advice.
Breast screening line: 01527 488055
As the likelihood of getting breast cancer increases with age, all women aged from 50 to their 71st birthday who are registered with a GP are automatically invited for breast cancer screening every 3 years.
In the meantime, if you’re worried about breast cancer symptoms, such as a lump or an area of thickened tissue in a breast, or you notice that your breasts look or feel different from what’s normal for you, do not wait to be offered screening, see a GP.
Breast Cancer Haven
Free one-to-one support is available over the phone or by video call.
If you have not been in touch with Breast Cancer Haven before and would like to book a first appointment, please call 0300 012 0112 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are already registered and would like to make your next appointment, please contact at email@example.com
Provides help for owners of pets. Volunteers will help walk a dog for a housebound owner, they will also find foster homes for animals until the animal and owner can be reunited and they can help find long term care for pets whose owners have died.
Caring for carers, providing a wide range of home care services to people in need of help and support plus respite care services for family based carers.