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Sunlight Development Trust

What  Community owned and led charity (CIC) helping to improve the general mental and physical health and wellbeing of the Medway community. They are based at the Sunlight Centre, a Healthy Living Centre where health services and community activities are located alongside each other to improve ease of access.

Location

Sunlight Centre
105 Richmond Road
Gillingham, Kent ME7 1LX
United Kingdom
51° 23' 38.2056" N, 0° 33' 1.0692" E
Kent GB

Chat together 2021

What   Online support group for people living with and beyond bowl cancer. Sessions are used as an informal way to get to know new people with similar experiences and support each other. Chats take place once a week, via Zoom, over an eight week period. Each session will be hosted by a member of the team and a volunteer. More information canbe found on the website.

Location

United Kingdom
GB

Neuro-cafes

What  Network and Community Interest Company (CIC) building a network of friendly, supportive communities in 'cafes' across the Hoo Peninsular of people living with Parkinson's and other neurological conditions. Each 'cafe' varies in activities and venue from a vicarage to a public house, but they all offer a sense of community and support, and a opportunity to meet others living with similar experiences. 

Note: cafes are currently offering reduced and virtual services due to coronavirus restrictions.

Location

St. Stephens Church Hall
Maidstone Road Chatham
Kent ME4 6JE
United Kingdom
51° 21' 44.6256" N, 0° 31' 5.0016" E
Kent GB

Healthwatch Newham

What  Health advocacy organisation that provides information to the public and signposts to relevant health services in addition to receiving and delivering feedback to service providers and commissioners. 

Where  Newham, London

Who  Anyone living in Newham, London

Social Media  Facebook  Twitter

Location

The Resource Centre
200 Chargeable Lane
London E13 8DW
United Kingdom
51° 31' 21.5292" N, 0° 1' 5.6784" E
London GB

Healthwatch Medway

What  Health advocacy organisation that provides information to the public and signposts to relevant health services in addition to receiving and delivering feedback to service providers and commissioners. 

Where  Medway

Who  Anyone living in the Medway region

Social Media  Facebook  Twitter

Location

5A New Road Avenue
Chatham ME4 6BB
United Kingdom
51° 22' 56.7768" N, 0° 31' 4.314" E
GB

wHoo Cares

What  Community interest company supporting residents of the Hoo Peninsular. They work with local residents, communities and organisations to provide peer support and reduce social isolation. Support and services include telephone befriending, wellbeing calls, help with shopping and practical tasks, transport to essential appointments, medication collection. They also run community social events throughout the year.

Where  Hoo Peninsular

Location

38 Chapel Rd Isle of Grain
Rochester ME3 0BZ
United Kingdom
51° 27' 17.802" N, 0° 42' 52.3296" E
GB

Head and Neck Cancer Foundation

What   Organisation that raises awareness and support to people living with head and neck cancers. in additon it strives to help minimise the impact of head and neck cancer surgery so that patients can maintain a high quality of life post-treatment. More information can be found on the website

Where   National

Who   People living with head and neck cancers including their carers and loved ones

Location

The Head & Neck Cancer Foundation
The Coach House Somborne Park Little Somborne
Stockbridge SO20 6QT
United Kingdom
51° 5' 38.7744" N, 1° 27' 14.7492" W
GB

Family Action - social prescribing City & Hackney

What  Social prescribing service for residents of London city and Hackney. A social prescibing coordinator will conduct an in-depth needs assesement, and then refer and facillitate participation in local community-based services like lunch clubs, gardening group, benefits advice, exercise groups and social support. People living with cancer many be referred to Macmillan Social Prescribing Scheme after the initial assessment.

Where  London city and Hackney

Who  People living with cancer

Location

34 Wharf Rd Hoxton
London N1 7GR
United Kingdom
51° 31' 52.3956" N, 0° 5' 43.9512" W
GB

Demelza Children's Hospice- East Sussex

What   Children's hospice that provides care for babies children and young adults that have life limiting and terminal conditions. It provides tailored care to babies, children and young adults and its service include symptom management support, short breaks, creative art therapies activities. In addition the hospice offers sibling support, bereavment and end of life support. More information can be found on the website.

Where   East Sussex

Location

Demelza House
150a Bexhill Road St Leonards On Sea
East Sussex TN38 8BL
United Kingdom
50° 51' 8.2044" N, 0° 31' 46.5708" E
GB

Demelza Children's Hospice- Eltham

What   Children's hospice that provides care for babies children and young adults that have life limiting and terminal conditions. It provides tailored care to babies, children and young adults and its service include symptom management support, short breaks, creative art therapies activities. In addition the hospice offers sibling support, bereavment and end of life support. More information can be found on the website.

Where   London

Location

Demelza House
5 Wensley Close Eltham
London SE9 5AB
United Kingdom
51° 26' 55.7988" N, 0° 3' 11.142" E
GB