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Care services for adults

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Our Living Better Lives directory of services below lists local, regional and national organisations that can offer support and care for adults.

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Need to talk to someone for advice about the right support for you, a friend or relative to live a better life?

Our team of trained advisers is here to help guide you to the right support to help you remain independent.

Contact us by emailing LetsTalk@southtyneside.gov.uk or call 0191 424 6000.


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  • Name
    Action for M.E
    Description
    Help, support and information for people with ME/CFS, their carers, families and other interested parties.
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    Beat - Beating Eating Disorders
    Description
    Helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders.
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    Combined Touch
    Description
    Providing quality care and support for people with early onset to mid stage dementia, and their friends and families. ​
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    Diabetes Care
    Description
    Support services for people with diabetes.
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    Diabetes Support Group
    Description
    A support group for people with diabetes in Jarrow, their family and carers.
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    Different Strokes
    Description
    Different Strokes is run by younger stroke survivors for younger stroke survivors.
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    Family Holiday Association
    Description
    Breaks for UK families struggling with issues such as disability, severe and sudden illness, bereavement, mental health issues and domestic violence.
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    Macmillan Cancer Support
    Description
    Macmillan is the national charity supporting people diagnosed with or affected by cancer.
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    Marie Curie Helper Service
    Description
    This service is for people living with terminal illness who are looking for support.
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    ME Association
    Description
    Support and practical advice for people who are affected by ME/CFS/PVFS. A support group runs in South Tyneside every third Wednesday of the month.
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    MS Society
    Description
    Advice, information and social activities for people who have multiple sclerosis.
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    Northern Neurological Alliance
    Description
    The charity works with a range of brain and spine charities, networks and forums to campaign locally and nationally for better services for people with a neurological condition.
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    O'Brien Outreach Services
    Description
    An outreach service for people with a learning disability, autism or mental health problems.
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    Ouch UK
    Description
    Ouch UK, the organisation for the understanding of cluster headaches, was set up to support people who experience this painful and sometimes debilitating condition.
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    Parkinson's UK
    Description
    South Tyneside branch of Parkinson's UK offers information, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson's, their families and carers.
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    Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) and Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) North East Support Groups
    Description
    We offer a support and information service for people diagnosed with PMR and /or GCA and their carers as they meet the challenge of managing a new lifestyle brought about by these conditions. The charity runs regular meetings for people with PMR and GCA in Gateshead and Middlesbrough so they can socialise and share information and advice.
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