Support for specific conditions for residents of - Rutland
Please find below a list of local and national organisations that provide specialist support for specific health conditions to residents in Rutland.
Chronic Health Conditions
British Lung Foundation
Call their helpline on 03000 030555 - from how to manage your condition, to going on holiday. Or just to say hello. Find out more about how they can support you.
Mental health / suicidal thoughts
First Contact Plus
Provides information and advice on looking after your mental health and wellbeing and where you can get help.
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.
Rutland Dementia Support
Dementia Support Service in Rutland supports people who are living in Rutland and who are awaiting or living with an early diagnosis of dementia. The service is available to all residents aged 18 and over in Rutland who have a suspected or formal diagnosis of dementia and who live within the Rutland County Council boundaries.
Active Rutland Dementia Walks
Helps coordinate dementia friendly walking and swimming opportunities locally for people living with dementia and their carers, family and friends. Email email@example.com
Dementia Support Service from Age UK Leicestershire and Rutland
If you are living with dementia, you can receive One-to-one support. Age UK can arrange visits to your home to help you to maintain your social contacts and pursue your hobbies and interests. In some areas, trained befrienders can provide regular friendly companionship for people with dementia.
You can also have Group support - Ageuk offers specialised day break services at our day centres for those with a diagnosis of dementia, which also gives carers an opportunity for respite.
You might be worried about how rising living costs will impact your finances if you live with dementia, or care for someone with the condition. There is help and support available.
Looking for information or advice about dementia or Alzheimer’s? Call our Dementia Helpline for free on 0800 888 6678 for support from our dementia specialist Admiral Nurses. The Helpline is open from 9am to 9pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 5pm on Saturday to Sunday.