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Helpful Organisations

At Revitalise, we know finding support for your disability can be a challenge. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of organisations that provide assistance for disabled people.

Scroll and discover links to places that can provide support for a range of disabilities and which we hope you will find useful. To make it easier to find what you’re looking for, we’ve grouped these links into categories based on the service they provide.

Please note that links to an external website isn’t necessarily an endorsement or approval of that company. We are not responsible for the content or reliability of external sites.

Charities, Support and Information


Ableize is an online UK directory of disability needs and services. Includes access, recreation and sports, arts and education, information on specific disabilities and news. Run by disabled people for disabled people.

Accessible Planet

Accessible Planet is a complete guide to anything and everything accessible for wheelchair users and people with reduced mobility.

Action for Blind People

Action for Blind People is one of the largest charities in the UK providing practical, free and confidential support for blind and partially sighted people in all aspects of their lives. The charity is driven by the needs of visually impaired people and has a reputation for talking less and doing more.

Alzheimer’s Society

The Alzheimer’s Society provides helplines and support for carers, runs quality day and home care, funds medical and scientific research and gives financial help to families in need. The charity campaigns for improved health and social services, as well as greater public understanding of all aspects of dementia.

Revitalise runs dedicated Alzheimer’s Weeks at our centres throughout the year. Please see our dedicated Alzheimer’s page.

Bladder and Bowel Foundation

The Bladder and Bowel Foundation provides information and support for all types of bladder and bowel related problems, including incontinence, prostate problems, constipation and diverticular disease, for patients, their families, carers and healthcare professionals.

Contact a Family

Contact a Family is a UK-wide charity providing support, advice and information for families with disabled children.

Dementia Club UK

Dementia Club UK provides support to people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of Dementia and their carers at weekly Dementia cafes in North London.

Directgov Disability

Directgov Disability is a government website providing a range of public information for disabled people and carers.

Disabled Motorists Federation (DMF)

The Disabled Motorists Federation was founded around 40 years ago to provide advice on motoring issues to the UK’s 12 million disabled people and their carers. The DMF is now gaining international recognition for issues relating to social inclusion, equality and diversity.

Durham Information Guide (DIG)

Durham Information Guide is an online database of information on adult social care services, health groups and other community information on a regional and national basis.

For Dementia

For Dementia is a national charity committed to improving the quality of life for all people affected by dementia. One of the charity’s key activities is to promote and develop specialist nursing intervention (Admiral Nursing) focused on meeting the needs of carers and families of people with dementia.

Headway – the brain injury association

Headway is a charity that offers help and support to people affected by brain injury. They provide a free and confidential helpline service for anyone with a question about brain injury — from survivors and carers, to students and healthcare professionals.

Leonard Cheshire Disability (LCD)

Leonard Cheshire Disability supports thousands of disabled people in the UK and works in over 50 countries. LCD campaigns for change and provides innovative services that give disabled people the opportunity to live life their way.

Mobility and Support Information Service (MASIS)

Through links with established charities as well as government departments and organisations, MASIS facilitates access to expert disability information and support.


Motability enables disabled people to use their government-funded mobility allowances to obtain a new car, powered wheelchair or scooter.

Motability also works with Rough Guides to produce the Rough Guide to Accessible Britain, which is free for Blue Badge holders. The guide contains details of over 175 of the UK’s best attractions catering for disabled people.

NBFA Assisting the Elderly

NBFA Assisting the Elderly aims to tackle isolation and loneliness for older people in the UK through their programme of respite breaks, free pain relief machines, signposting and information.

Parkinson’s Disease Society

The Parkinson’s Disease Society campaigns for a better quality of life for people with Parkinson’s, providing expert information and funding research into all aspects of the disease. The Society has local groups across the UK for anyone affected by Parkinson’s.

Priory Grange Potters Bar

Priory Grange Potters Bar is a specialist physical disability service for adults with complex needs. They provide intensive, highly flexible care programmes for residents with complex care needs — including organic, degenerative or neurological problems — that cannot be met by conventional hospitals or care homes.

Tourism for All

Tourism for All offers information about accessible accommodation and other tourism services, as well as expertise and support to the tourism and hospitality sector.


Transmobility is an accessible taxi and minibus service based in the Southampton area, with specially designed vehicles for wheelchair users.

Working Holidays from Best Web Jobs

The Working Holidays website provides the best gap year courses, work placements and travel opportunities available.

Resources for Carers

Carers Direct

Carers Direct are a national online information service offering a wealth of information, advice and support for carers. They also offer free, confidential information and advice by email or telephone.

Carers UK

Carers UK are the voice of carers. The charity fights to end the ill health, poverty and discrimination faced by carers as a direct consequence of caring. They strive to improve carers’ lives by providing information and advice on carers’ rights, as well as campaigning for changes that make a real difference for carers.

Caring with Confidence

Caring with Confidence is a free programme, funded by the Department of Health, for adult carers. It aims to make a positive difference to carers and the people they care for. Support is provided through sessions where they can learn skills, get advice and information, talk and share experiences.

Disability Products, Aids and Equipment

Ability Superstore

Ability Superstore offers over 12,000 disability, mobility and healthcare products all in one place, together with friendly customer support. There’s a printed catalogue of bestsellers too.

Mobility Superstore

Mobility Superstore has a huge range of innovative, high quality mobility aids, designed to give people the freedom to make their own way in life.

Sequal Trust

Sequal Trust provides communication aids to people of all ages in the UK with speech, movement or severe learning difficulties

Sirus Automotive

Sirus Automotive offers vehicle conversions and adaptations, giving freedom and independence. They specialise in drive-from-wheelchair vehicle solutions.


Skiggle run a 24/7 SOS emergency alert service and online marketplace where people can safely donate and distribute disability care products and equipment.

Healthcare, Hospice and Medical Resources

J’s Hospice

J’s Hospice provides specialist medical care to 16- to 40-year-olds in the comfort of their own home. This includes nursing, end of life care, respite care, psychosocial care, and bereavement support across Essex.

Re:Cognition Health

Re:Cognition Health provides a comprehensive and innovative clinical approach to the diagnosis and treatment of all types of cognitive impairment.

UK Live In Care Association

The UK Live In Care Association offers useful information and support on receiving 24-hour care in people’s own homes.

Social Clubs, Forums and Communities

Disability Talk

Disability Talk is a forum to voice your views on all matters regarding disability.

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Ableize is an online UK directory of disability needs and services. Includes access, recreation and sports, arts and education, information on specific disabilities and news. Run by disabled people for disabled people.