Please find below a list of local and national organisations that provide specialist support for specific health conditions to residents in Rutland.
Rutland Dementia Support Service, Age UK Leicester
Dementia, Active Rutland
Helps coordinate dementia friendly walking and swimming opportunities locally for people living with dementia and their carers, family and friends
Dementia, Rutland Reminders
Therapy through singing well-loved songs for people with dementia and their carers. Takes place in Oakham every third Tuesday of the month at 10.30am and in Uppingham every second Tuesday of the month at 2pm. Door-to-door transport is available if required.
Call Rosemary Gooding on 07779 413889 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland
Call Yvonne Rawlings on 01572 823 942
13 High Street East, Uppingham, LE15 9PY
Dementia support offer in Rutland:
Mental health / suicidal thoughts
Free national telephone helpline and support by email and text message. Available 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Call 116 123 or email email@example.com
For adults and young people, providing information on bereavement, where to go for support, and suggestions for helping yourself and others through grief. Clear and accessible advice and on dealing with bereavement.
Confidential support and advice service for children and young people under the age of 35 experiencing thoughts of suicide, and for anyone concerned that a young person could be thinking about suicide.
Call 0800 068 4141 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Motor Neurone Disease
Call the Stamford branch: 0808 8026262
Melton Mowbray Support Group: 0344 9850225
Melton Mowbray Group Meeting: 01664 851235
Oakham Support Group: Call 01664 474732 / 07443 621403 or email email@example.com
Kidney Care UK
Advice, support, information and financial assistance to people with kidney disease and their families
Providing physical, emotional and financial support to help you live life as fully as you can
Cancer Research UK
Advice for adults and children
Cancer Support UK
Provides telephone groups for advice and support, and Cancer Kits to aid recovery when having treatment
Hollyhocks Cancer Support Group
Cancer Care Map
Local cancer information, including support groups.
Call 0116 258 6189 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
British Heart Foundation
To find your local support group, please go to the British Heart Foundation website, local groups section:
Provides advice, information, support and a translation line to people who have had a stroke and their families
Chronic Lung Disease
British Lung Foundation
03000 030 555
Lung Disease, Breathe Easy Support Group
Breathe Easy Singing 4 Breathing, Corby