Useful Contacts

Useful Contacts

This list is by no means exhaustive, and we cannot vouch for each contact individually. Other companies can be found online or in your phone book.

For the local retailers list, click here.

For the local hire list, click here.

For the list of organisations offering benefits advice, click here.

For the list of wheelchair accessible taxis, click here.

Adult Social Care Wiltshire  0300 4560111

The first point of contact for advice and information about adult social care services.

Citizens Advice Wiltshire 03444 111 444

Helping people resolve their legal, money, and other issues, by providing the advice and information they need for the problems they face, and by campaigning to improve the policies and practices that affect their lives.

Wiltshire Wheelchair Service 01225 899130

Providing loan wheelchairs and specialist supportive seating to people of all ages who have a long-term mobility need.

Age UK Wiltshire 01380 727767

Offering information & advice, social & friendship help, products & services, and health & wellbeing guidance to those over 50.

Hearing and Vision Team Wiltshire 01380 826480

Providing help for people experiencing the effects of vision and/or hearing loss, whether from birth or acquired in later life.  They provide a wide range of specialist services, and will assess your situation and decide how best to meet your needs.

Wiltshire Sight 01380 723682

An independent charity supporting people living with sight loss in Wiltshire and Swindon, offering information, advice and guidance, as well as giving people practical and emotional support to help them in their daily lives.

Action on Hearing Loss 01722 580014

The largest UK charity helping people confronting deafness, tinnitus, and hearing loss, to live the life they choose and remove the barriers in their way, giving people support and care, developing technology and treatments, and campaigning for equality.

Alzheimer’s Support 01225 776481

Providing a range of practical services to enhance life and promote independence, for those living with dementia at home in Wiltshire, and for their family/carers.

Alzheimer’s Society 0300 222 1122

Offering a wide range of support services ensuring nobody faces dementia alone.

Parkinson’s UK 0808 800 0303

Providing expert information on every aspect of Parkinson’s so that people affected by the condition can stay in control of their lives.

Stroke Association 01722 329053

The UK’s leading stroke charity changing the world for people affected by stroke.

Manage@home 0800 910 1864

An online shop specialising in home care products such as mobility aids and disability equipment. Their range of products are designed to promote independence at home and manage daily living more easily.

1st Choice Stairlifts 01249 814528

A Calne based family run business, offering fitting and servicing of stairlifts, with a showroom available to try before you buy.

Simply Stairlifts  01666 822060

A Malmesbury based family run business, and a certified Handicare partner.

Carer Support Wiltshire 01380 871690

Helping carers to access support, services, education and training, and breaks from their caring role.

Wiltshire Service Users Network 01380 871800

Formed by people who use health and social services, to promote user involvement and support people to have a voice.

Healthwatch Wiltshire 01225 434218

Healthwatch works to help local people get the most out of their health and social care services.

Wiltshire Link 01380 722241

Voluntary groups offering low-level transport support – e.g. shopping, medical appointments – to local people who have difficulty getting out and about due to a disability.

Mobility and Driving Centre 0117 965 9353

Based in Bristol, offering wheelchair/scooter assessments, and advice on equipment to get you in and out of the car.

Wiltshire Mind 01225 706532

Providing a safe, friendly place where anyone with mental health issues can find support and friendship, as well as the option to take part in activities such as art, and dance.

Wiltshire Parent Carer Council 01225 764 647

Improving local services for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

Wiltshire CIL 01380 725400

An organisation managed by disabled people, committed to helping those with sensory and physical impairments, older people, people with learning difficulties, and people who use mental health services, to achieve control and equal rights.

Wiltshire Bobby Van 01380 861155

Improving security and awareness in domestic premises occupied by the elderly, vulnerable or disadvantaged, to prevent fire, burglary, hate crime and domestic abuse.

Dressability 01793 512878

Providing a low cost clothing adaptation and alteration service to people with physical disabilities, learning difficulties, and the elderly.

Wiltshire Farm Foods 0800 077 3100

Delicious ready meals and desserts delivered direct to your home.

Oakhouse Foods 0333 370 6700

Delicious ready meals and desserts delivered direct to your home.

Wellbeing Options

A free resource providing local information to support you to live a full and independent life in Bath and North East Somerset.