Friday, October 19, 2018

Amputee Support and Advice Groups

This busy section of ABLEize offers details of amputee and limbless support and social groups located throughout all regions of the UK as well as providing details of meetings, get-togethers and social activities. This list is possibly the large and most up to list list of amputee support services in the UK and is maintained and added to on a regular basis.

As well as support, the support group sites listed may also offer information for amputees including rehabilitation, prosthesis product details and news, exercise classes and services and also counselling and friendship services within local areas.

Please browse through the amputee support sites listed below, these are the result of extensive searches across the Internet to find all manner of amputee support sites to be placed in this one location as a valuable resource.  If you find a website not included (excluding Facebook pages) please add it free but using the “submit your site” button above and adding as a charity.

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Amputee support group offering valuable information and support to amputees and their families in addition to the services provided locally by the NHS. Also includes details of social activities and events.

Amputee and carer support in Southampton (ACSIS) offers dedicated support to local amputees, their family and carers. Site includes information about limb amputations with support contacts and links of interest.

Norfolk based organisation set up to offer support and rehabilitation services to amputees before leaving hospital. Includes details of Norwich clinics and local events. Part of NHS Norfolk Community Health and Care.

Based in Ireland providing amputee information, personal stories, news and advice.

A Sussex based support and users group for all amputees and wheelchair users holding meetings at Sussex Rehabilitation Centre with the Brighton General Hospital. Read news articles, meeting details and how to get involved.

Set up to support families and individuals affected by amputation or limb loss. Activities include swimming, climbing, skiing, cycling and general fitness. Site includes dedicated support sections.

Amputee and limb impaired charity supported by Princess Anne. View benefit information for amputees, social activities and events along with dedicated amputee support.

One of the UK’s largest limbless, information, resource and support sites highlighting events, sports activities and offering a dedicated support helpline.

Surrey-based amputee support for people suffering the loss of one or more limbs. Find details of events, the arts and sports as well as general information and resources.

A non profit voluntary organisation providing support, advice and friendship to amputees, carers, families and friends.

Located in Cumbria offering support, sports and social activities as well as exercise therapy. Site includes contact details and information about their Cumbrian centre.

A UK national charity set up to support childhood lower limb conditions by offering a dedicated support helpline along with parents support, benefit and grants resources. Includes information for new amputees.

Sussex based amputees and limb loss support and social group offering friendly activites and useful resourses such as benefit advice and links of amputee interest.

Support for amputees or anybody about to become an amputee in the West Midlands. Includes meeting details and dates along with telephone contacts.


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