CollyPUG

Colchester Prosthetic User Support Group

(In alphabetical order)


Age Concern Colchester
01206 368420
www.ageconcerncolchester.org.uk

AIM: Amputation, Inspiration, Motivation

Offering amputees help, support and guidance.

www.weareaim.org


Amputee Coalition of America
www.amputee-coalition.org

Amputee Research

Amputeeresearch.com


Arctic One Foundation

Getting people of all abilities Involved and Active in the Community and introducing them to new opportunities in Sport.

www.arctic1.co.uk


Athesis Prosthetic Covers

Your prosthesis can be much more beautiful

www.arthesiscovers.com


APO - British Association of Prosthetics and Orthotics:
www.bapo.com
Tel: 0845 168 8490

Benefits and Work

Guides you can trust

benefitsandwork.co.uk


BHTA - British Healthcare Trades Association

0207 702 2141
www.bhta.net

Blatchford

World leading rehabilitation provider with clinical expertise in prosthetics, orthotics, special seating and wheelchairs.

www.blatchford.co.uk


BLESMA - British Limbless Ex-Servicemans Association: www.blesma.org
Tel: 0208 590 1124

Blue Badge Mobility Insurance

Specialist insurance company providing insurance for Mobility Scooters, Wheelchairs and other disability and mobility equipment.

www.BlueBadgeMobilityInsurance.co.uk


BSRM (British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine)
www.bsrm.co.uk

Carers UK
Support, information and advice service for carers
Carers Line 0808 808 7777

www.carersuk.org

Citizens Advice Bureau

www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Colchester Carers Centre
01206 560997
colchestercarerscentre.co.uk

Colchester Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre (CC&PC)
01206 561666
www.ccandpc.co.uk

Colchester & District Talking Newspaper
www.colchestertn.org.uk

Colchester Volunteer Centre
01206 768930
Email:
info@volunteeringdevelopment.co.uk

College Park Industries

Technology, innovation, and creation of new benchmarks that restore maximum function for amputees of all ages and activity levels.

www.college-park.com


Community Voluntary Services Tendring

www.cvstendring.org.uk


Contact a Family - for families with disabled children.
www.cafamily.org.uk

CSP (The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy)
www.csp.org.uk

The Department of Health
Tel: 0207 210 4850

www.dh.gov.uk

The Disability Law Service
Tel: 0207 791 9800
www.dls.org.uk


Diabetes UK
Tel: 0845 123 2399 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)
www.diabetes.org.uk


DLF - Disabled Living Foundation

0845 130 9177
www.dlf.org.uk

The Disability Football Directory
01423 358485
www.disabilityfootball.co.uk


Disability4Sport

01206 512595
www.disability4sport.co.uk

Disability Grants - Your Guide to Grants for the Disabled

www.disability-grants.org


Disabled Holidays.com - guaranteed accessible accomodation

www.disabledholidays.com


Disability Rights UK

www.disabilityrightsuk.org


Dogs for the Disabled

Telephone 01295 252600

www.dogsforgood.org


Dorset Orthopaedic

Independent provider of prosthetic, orthotic, silicone and rehabilitation services.

www.dorset-ortho.com


The Douglas Bader Foundation

Help for people affected by limb loss.

Tel: 0844 999 9242
www.douglasbaderfoundation.com


Driving Mobility

www.drivingmobility.org.uk


EFDS - English Federation of Disability Sport
Tel: 0161 247 5294

www.efds.co.uk

Elizabeth’s Legacy of Hope (ELoH)

ELoH provides life-changing support for children who have lost their limbs through war, accidents, and lack of access to medical care.

Elizabethslegacyofhope.org


Essex Carers’ Support
01255 474410
www.essexcarerssupport.org.uk

Essex Community Foundation

www.essexcommunityfoundation.org.uk


Essex Coalition of Disabled People
http://www.ecdp.org.uk/

The Equality & Human Rights Commission
www.equalityhumanrights.com

Family Action

Providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation across England.

www.family-action.org.uk

Fish Insurance - The Disability Insurance Specialists


GRASSROOTS:
Tel: 01206 542255

www.grassrootscharity.org

THE GUINNESS TRUST’S TENDRING HOME IMPROVEMENT AGENCY
Tel: 01255 814410
Email:
thia@guinness.org.uk

The Healthcare Commission
Tel: 0845 601 3012
www.cqc.org.uk


Healthwatch Essex

www.healthwatchessex.org.uk


Heather Mills Website
www.heathermills.org

HYPNOTHERAPY DIRECTORY - Pain Management
www.hypnotherapy-directory.org.uk
Tel: 01276 301239
Facebook:
www.facebook.com/HypnotherapyDirectory
Twitter: www.twitter.com/UK_Hypnotherapy

Inclusive Furniture - Bringing Inclusivity To The Table

www.inclusivefurniture.com


ISPO - International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics
Tel: 0141 560 4092

www.ispo.org.uk

lifebeyond4limbs.com

Support and motivation for amputees and those using crutches due to a temporary or permanent disability.


The Limb Loss Legal Panel
Tel: 0800 644 0186

Limbless Association:
Telephone: 01245 216670, 01245 216671, 01245 216672, 01245 216674
Help Line: 0800 644 0185
Legal Panel: 0800 644 0186
www.limbless-association.org

Limbpower

Limbpower.com


Living Sport

Helps individuals with disabilities to participate in regular sporting activities.

www.livingsport.co.uk


The London Prosthetic Centre

Tel: 0208 789 6565

http://thelondonprosthetics.com/


Lyneal Trust - making holidays accessible

www.lyneal-trust.org.uk


Meningitis Now

Freephone Meningitis Helpline (UK): 0808 80 10 388
www.meningitisnow.org


The Meningitis Trust
www.meningitis-trust.org

Mobility Care Aids

www.mobilitycareaids.co.uk


Mobility Trust

0118 984 2588
www.mobilitytrust.org.uk

Motability

www.motability.org.uk


The Murray Foundation
www.murray-foundation.org.uk

MyGrants.co.uk

Find out if you are eligible for a grant today


NABD - National Association for Bikers with a Disability:
www.nabd.org.uk
Tel: 0870 759 0603

Naidex.co.uk

Innovations for the future of the independent living industry.


Opcare

The largest provider of prosthetic services to the NHS.

www.opcare.co.uk


Orwood Mobility Manufacturing

www.orwood.co.uk


Ortho Europe

Over 25 years of experience in prosthetics and orthotics.

www.ortho-europe.co.uk

Ossur - Global leader in orthopaedics

www.ossur.com

Otto Bock - world-leading manufacturer and supplier of prosthetic limbs.

www.ottobock.com


Pace Rehabilitation

www.pacerehab.com
0845 450 7357 (local rate)


PALS - Patient Advice and Liaison Service
Freephone 0800 783 7328
http://www.colchesterhospital.nhs.uk/pals.shtml

Paralympics GB
www.paralympics.org.uk

PEBL: Have your say about your local NHS at
www.peblfeedback.com

Pegleg Productions

www.pegleg-productions.co.uk


The Percy Bilton Charity (providing grants for disabled individuals):
www.percybiltoncharity.org
Tel: 0208 579 2829

Proactive Prosthetics

www.proactiveprosthetics.co.uk


ProCare Prosthetics

www.procarepando.com


Reach (for children with upper limb abnormalities)
Tel: 0845 130 6225

www.reach.org.uk


Rehabilitation Services Ltd

www.rslsteeper.com


Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

www.rnoh.nhs.uk


SSAFA: The armed forces charity

Helpline: 0845 541 7141

ssafa.org.uk


Scope: About Disability

www.scope.org.uk

Tel: 0808 800 3333


Specialised Healthcare Alliance

For everyone with rare and complex conditions.

www.shca.info


Stairlifts Grants

How to Get Financial Help with the Cost of a Stairlift


Steel Bones

www.steelbone.co.uk


Steps (for children with lower limb abnormalities)

www.steps-charity.org.uk
Tel: 0871 717 0044

The Department for Transport - Access for Disabled People
www.dft.gov.uk/transportforyou/access

Therapy Directory - Promoting the benefits of complementary therapy and aiming to give visitors all the information they need to help them make an informed decision about whether therapy would be right for them.
www.therapy-directory.org.uk


HSBC UK Disability Hubs

for all-ability riders


Welfare Rights Service

www.4yourbenefits.co.uk

Tel: 07401 558602


Wheelchair Leadership Alliance

www.rightwheelchair.org.uk


Whizz Kidz (Supplies mobility aids to the under 18s)

www.whizz-kidz.org.uk
Tel: 0207 233 6600

The Department for Work and Pensions
www.dwp.gov.uk

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