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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

Lung Disease, Breathe Easy Support Group

Lung Disease

Market Harborough A+LUK Support Group
The group meets at the Community Church, 121 Bath Street, Market Harborough, LE16 9J

Athma +Lung UK

Lung Disease

Call their helpline on 0300 222 5800 - from how to manage your condition, to going on holiday.

Stroke Association


Provides advice, information, support and a translation line to people who have had a stroke and their families. Stroke Helpline: 0303 3033 100. Supporter Relations: 0300 3300 740

British Heart Foundation

Heart Disease

To find your local support group, please go to the British Heart Foundation website, local groups section

Parkinson's UK

Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's UK - Provides information and support. To find local support groups visit

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.


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


When you’re living with a mental health problem, or supporting someone who is, having access to the right information is vital. For adults and young people, providing information on bereavement, where to go for support, and suggestions for helping yourself and others through grief.


Free national telephone helpline and support by email. All available 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Email Tel. 0116 123 - available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


Cancer Care Map

Local cancer information, including support groups. Call 0116 258 6189 or email

Stand Up to Cancer

A comprehensive set of resources for patients and caregivers covering each stage of the cancer journey

Cancer Support UK

Providing telephone groups for advice and support and Cancer Kits to aid recovery when having treatment

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Advice for adults and children


Providing physical, emotional and financial support to help you live life as fully as you can.

Dementia Support

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.

Care Choices Dementia Friendly - Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

A practical guide to living with dementia

Age Uk Local Dementia Support Services

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.

Alzheimer's Society

A range of support services are available no matter what type of dementia you have.

Telephone: 0333 150 3456 for personalised information, support and advice

Use the dementia support directory to find local support services:

Dementia UK

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.

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