Useful Links

General

  • Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
    The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists is the professional body for speech and language therapists and support workers, promoting excellence in practice and influences health, education and social care policies.

  • Health Professions Council
    The HPC is a statutory regulator that works to protect the health and well-being of people using the services of the health professionals registered with us. The HPC currently registers over 170,000 professionals from 13 professions. We only register professionals who meet our standards for their professional skills, behaviour and health.

 

   

  • GUiDE
    The health, social care and disability information service for Gloucestershire

 

  • Carers Gloucestershire
    Carers Gloucestershire offers the information and support carers need to make life easier for them and the person they care for

 

 

Stroke

  • Connect
    The UK communication disability network. In Gloucestershire we run a Conversation Partners scheme which was initially set up by Connect.

 

  • Aphasia Now
    Website created by people with aphasia and run by people with aphasia. It aims to be an aphasia-friendly website.

 

  • The Stroke Association
    The Stroke Association’s main focus is to prevent stroke and to support people who have had a stroke and their families. They do this by providing information and community services.

 

  • Different Strokes
    Different Strokes is run by younger stroke survivors for younger stroke survivors

 

 

Progressive Neurological Conditions

  • The Sarah Matheson Trust
    The UK support charity for people living with, and caring for, the neurological disorder Multiple System Atrophy (MSA).

 

 

 

 

 

Other

  • Headway
    The charity that supports people with Brain Injury and those that care for them.

 

 

  • Communication Matters
    A UK national voluntary organisation of members concerned with the Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) needs of people with complex communication needs.

 

 

  • Changing Faces
    Changing Faces is a national charity based in the UK that supports and represents people who have disfigurements of the face or body from any cause.

 

  • SpeechDisorder  
    SpeechDisorder contains over 60 articles written by a team of experts, concerning a variety of speech disorders.

 

  • GIRES  
    A charity that works closely with psychiatrists and Department of Health to support gender issues.