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Durham County Council
We are required to keep a register of people with a visual impairment, however, registration is entirely voluntary. Only a Consultant ophthalmologist can certify that someone is eligible to be registered. If the eye condition...Contact: Adult Services, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL. Tel: 0300 123 7070. We are required to keep a register of people with hearing impairment. However, registration is entirely voluntary. There are a number of categories of deaf and hard of hearing registration dependent on your degree of hearing ...Contact: Adult Services, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL. Tel: 0300 123 7070.
Equality Advisory Support Service (EASS)
Provide information advice and support on discrimination and human rights issues to individuals in England, Scotland and Wales, recognising the constitutional, legal, social and policy differences specifically:-
Advise...Contact: Equality Advisory Support Service (EASS), FREEPOST EQUALITY ADVISORY SUPPORT SERVICE, FPN4431. Tel: 0800 444205.
FirstStop Advice is an independent, free service providing advice and information for older people, their families and carers about housing and care options in later life. We also offer useful information for carers look...Contact: FirstStop Advice, c/o EAC, 3rd Floor, 89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP. Tel: 0800 377 7070.
Hartlepool Borough Council
The Duty team is the first point of contact for social care services in Hartlepool. The team is based in the Civic Centre on Victoria Road.
Provide personal care in your home
Give advice on welfare benefit...Contact: Adult Social Care, Civic Centre Victoria Road, Hartlepool, Cleveland, TS24 8AY. Tel: 01429 523872.
MIND (National Association for Mental Health)
MIND are able to provide information on a range of topics including types of mental distress, where to get help, drug and alternative treatments and advocacy. We are able to provide details of help and support for people...Contact: MINDinfoLine, PO Box 277, Manchester, M60 3XN. Tel: 0845 766 0163. We provide legal information and general advice on mental health related law covering mental health, mental capacity, community care, human rights and discrimination/equality related to mental health issuesContact: MIND Legal Advice Service, PO Box 277, Manchester, M60 3XN. Tel: 0845 2259393.
Multiple Sclerosis Society
Information from the Helpline
You can ask us about anything to do with MS. We provide up-to-date, evidence-based information about MS, including:
-b...Contact: Multiple Sclerosis Society, 372 Edgware Road, London, NW2 6ND. Tel: 0808 800 8000. Information services
Respite care and short breaks
Helpline (see separate entry)
Contact: Multiple Sclerosis Society, 372 Edgware Road, London, NW2 6ND. Tel: 020 8438 0700.
National Osteoporosis Society
Nurses, supported by a large body of osteoporosis professionals who lend their expertise to the charity, provide information based on the most accurate and up-to-date knowledge. The nurses are also skilled in providing e...Contact: National Osteoporosis Society - Helpline Service, Camerton, Bath, Avon, BA2 0PJ. Tel: 0845 450 0230.