HIVE Directory: Support For Health

Action on Hearing Loss

We are working hard to continue to help and support everyone who needs us during the coronavirus outbreak. The health and wellbeing of the people we support, our volunteers and our staff remains our priority.

We are also committed to making sure the government understands and responds to the needs of people who are deaf or have hearing loss in their response to the pandemic. Find out more about our influencing work.

If you have any questions or need more information, get in touch with our friendly Information Line:

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Email
information@hearingloss.org.uk
Call
0808 808 0123
Text message
0780 000 0360
Relay UK
18001 then 0808 808 0123
Textphone
0808 808 9000

Lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Support for the deaf or those that are hard of hearing. We're the UK’s leading charity supporting people with hearing loss, deafness and tinnitus.

0808 8080 123

Affinity Trust

The Affinity Trust supports over 1,000 people with learning disabilities across England and Scotland, enabling them to live as independently as possible.

Copnor Road
Copnor
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO3 5EJ
02392 666624

Alzheimers - Keeping Active Dementia

Thank you for contacting Alzheimer’s Society, following government guidance our local office is currently closed.

Our staff are working from home and messages sent to this mail box will be accessed on a daily basis from Monday to Friday and will respond as soon as possible.

If you require urgent support please contact the Dementia Connect Helpline Tel: 0333 150 3456

Advice and tips for keeping active and involved after a diagnosis of dementia.

23 Queen Street
London
United Kingdom
PO1 3HN
02392 892035

Blesma

COVID-19 Update: Open as normal. Adhering to strict Government COVID-19 Advice.

Blesma, The Limbless Veterans, is dedicated to assisting serving and ex-Service men and women who have suffered life-changing limb loss or the use of a limb, an eye or loss of sight in the honourable service of our country.

Enabling limbless veterans to lead independent and fulfilling lives

Chelmsford
United Kingdom
CM2 0QT
020 8590 1124

Blue Badges & Disabled Parking

COVID-19 Update: Still operating as usual

The Blue Badge scheme provides a national range of parking concessions for disabled people with severe mobility problems who have difficulty using public transport. It is designed to help severely disabled people to travel independently, as either a driver or passenger, by allowing them to park close to their destination.

For more information go to the website.

Guildhall Square
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 2NE
023 9284 1176

Books on Prescription

Books on prescription helps you to understand and manage your health and wellbeing using helpful reading. The Library Health & Wellbeing Officer is on hand to support you access the right book for you.

Guildhall Square
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 2DX
02392 688259

Boots Macmillan Information Pharmacist

COVID-19 Update: Open as normal. Adhering to strict Government COVID-19 Advice.

Macmillan cancer information at Boots Pharmacies

Part of Pharmacy First, a Healthy Living Pharmacy, and open 7 days a week.

Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 1BU
02392 825245

Breast Cancer Haven Wessex

Breast Cancer Haven, Wessex

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 our centres are temporarily closed. But our support is still available virtually and over the phone. Please call us on 0300 012 0112 to speak to someone.

Many of our classes and support groups are being delivered live online. You can book to attend any of these here.

Breast Cancer Haven, Wessex is based in Titchfield and offers personalised assessments, counselling and therapies to help with the emotional and physical side-effects from breast cancer.

Tictchfield
Hampshire
United Kingdom
Po14 4RT
01329 559290

British Snoring and Sleep Apnoea Association

Running as normal

Information and Advice on Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)

Lamdin Road
Bury St Edmonds
United Kingdom
IP32 6NU
01284 717688

Brunel Court - Extra Care Housing Scheme Portsmouth

COVID-19 Update: Open as usual adhering to the latest government COVID-19 Advice for Care Homes

Many people will have heard about care homes, nursing homes and sheltered housing. But some may not have heard about Extra Care Housing. Extra Care Housing offers a way of supporting you to live independently for as long as you can. It provides the security and privacy that you would get in a home of your own, plus a range of facilities on-site, and 24-hour care services available when needed. Accommodation can vary.

Nutfield Road
Landport
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 4JB
02392 834989