Helpful Resources Recommended by Tenura
Here you will find a wealth of companies and charities dedicated to helping the elderly, disabled and people with mobility and disability issues.
Currently, we are all trying to navigate the Coronavirus pandemic and for those who require additional help during this time, you may find the below resources helpful.
Campaign to End Loneliness - An excellent site that aims to keep the UK connected and avoid isolation loneliness. Find some simple ways to stay connected with your loved ones.
NHS Coronavirus Update - Join the nation's fight again the Coronavirus by staying updated on the Government's Coronavirus guidelines.
Below are some great resources in general regarding the elderly, disabled and people with mobility and disability issues.
NHS - The countries beloved health service, full of information regarding our health and well being.
The Care Directory - Contains a wealth of material relating to care and care provision in older age. It is intended to help people be fully informed about all aspects of care and also contains a nationwide listing of care providers.
Therapy Directory - Promoting the benefits of complementary and alternative therapy. A useful resource for those seeking advice regarding this.
News & Social Media Resources
Explore more about disabilities and the elderly by reading and communicating through the below Tenura recommended resources.
Access Travel - A specialist Tour Operator providing holidays and short breaks for disabled persons, their families and carers.
Vesus Arthritis - A website for people with arthritis to come together, share information, provide support and keep in touch with others.
OT-Mag - A publication with the aim of informing users and professionals of all things Occupational Therapy.
The Mighty - A social community, and accepting online presence especially created for those who have a health problem or are a caregiver.
Travel and Mobility Resources
Travel is fun however it isn't always accessible for all and therefore by doing some quick research before you travel you can have a great time and avoid stress.
Euan's Guide - Wanting to travel to accessible attractions in the UK? Euan's guide can help you plan your visit and the helpful reviews give a great account of the accessibility level of each location whether that be disabled toilet facilities, wheelchair hire or polite staff who are happy to assist.
The Accessible Planet - Find everything wheelchair accessible!
They aim to create a comprehensive guide of UK wheelchair-accessible locations and holidays. They also list mobility accessible products from cars to fitness and lifestyle products.
World Crutches - If you are looking at staying mobile and maintaining a postivie attitude there are many great articles for you to read.
If you are a company or charity who works with or for the elderly or people with disabilities and would like a link on this page, please email us.