Archive: March, 2010


Careresnet

Careresnet is a website for carers living in the county of Surrey in the UK. I believe it is run and maintained by Surrey County Council. It contains a lot of useful information and links and is well worth a visit if you are based in Surrey.

I first became aware of it shortly after our son [...]

Carers Association Southern Staffordshire

The Carers Association Southern Staffordshire (CASS) is a registered charity (Registered Charity No: 1086979 ) providing confidential advice, information and emotional support to carers of any age living within the districts of Cannock Chase, East Staffs, Lichfield, South Staffs, Stafford and Tamworth.

Background

Carers Association Southern Staffordshire has been working for carers in Staffordshire since 1996. It became [...]

Carers

Carers are people who look after those with an illness, disability or special needs. The work of carers is vital to society and our economy, but it is often unappreciated. Carers make up over 12% of the total UK workforce and their work saves the UK about £57.4 billion per year (1, 2). Furthermore, 3 in [...]

Capability Scotland

Capability Scotland is one of the leading Scottish disability organisations (Scottish Charity number SC36524) and has over 60 years experience of providing services to disabled people of all ages in Scotland.

History

The organisation was launched in 1946 by a group of committed parents and professionals. The first service, Westerlea School for children with cerebral palsy, opened [...]

CHASE hospice care for children

CHASE supports families with life-limited children and teenagers. Life-limited means they are not expected to live to reach the age of 19.

The CHASE network of care stretches throughout SW London, Surrey and Sussex. Back in 1997 the More-Molyneux family, from Losely Park, offered CHASE a site at Artington on which to build a children’s hospice – [...]

BrowseAloud

In the course of my day job (yes – I have a day job) I occasionally get to visit Online conferences and exhibitions (that is to say conferences and exhibitions about the world of online business). During one such recent visit I happened across an exhibition stand for a company called Texthelp Systems Ltd, the people [...]