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Help and advice
relating to specific illnesses and problems
There are many organisations dedicated to helping people with specific conditions.
Talking to people who have the right experience and who fully understand the issues you are facing is essential. Below your will find a list of organisations that can help you with more specialist support with specific conditions, such as dementia, mental illness, motor neurone disease, cancer, Parkinson and kidney disease.
Rutland Dementia Support Service, Age UK Leicester
Oakham Tel: 01572 770324
Dementia, Active Rutland
Helps coordinate dementia friendly walking and swimming opportunities locally for people living with dementia and their carers, family and friends.
Dementia, Rutland Reminders
Contact Rosemary Gooding, Rutland Reminders Administrator on
Tel. 07779 413889 Email:
Therapy through singing well-loved songs for people with dementia and their carer in Oakham third Tuesdays at 1030 and Uppingham second Tuesdays at 1400. Door-to-door transport if required.
Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland
13 High Street East
Yvonne Rawlings: 01572 823 942
Dementia Support offer in Rutland: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/leics/our-services/living-with-dementia/rutland-dementia-support-group/
Mental Health / Suicidal thoughts
National telephone helpline and support by email and text. All available 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
provides information on bereavement, where to go for support, and suggestions for helping yourself and others through grief. Clear and accessible advice and on dealing with bereavement.
Confidential support and advice service for children and young people under the age of 35, experiencing thoughts of suicide and for anyone concerned that a young person could be thinking about suicide.
Stamford Branch Tel: 0808 8026262
Melton Mowbray Support Group Tel: 0344 9850225
Melton Mowbray Group Meeting Tel: 01664 851235
Oakham Support Group Tel: 01664 474732 or 07443621403 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Advice, support, information and financial assistance to people with kidney disease and their families.
Providing physical , emotional and financial support to help you live life as fully as you can.
Advice for adults and children.
Telephone groups for advice and support.
Cancer Kits – to aid recovery when having treatment.
Telephone groups for advice and support. Cancer Kits – to aid recovery when having treatment.
Local cancer information, including support groups.
Tel: 0116 258 6189 Email: email@example.com
For people living with cancer
Find your local support group
Provides advice, information, support and a translation line to people who have had a stroke and their families.
Helpline, Tel: 03000 030555
Lung Disease, Breathe Easy Support Group
Breathe Easy Singing 4 breathing, Corby Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Market Harborough Tel: 03000 030 555