Here are a selection of agencies and organisations that you may find useful:
Help and information regarding employment issues.
B.A.S.I.C Brain and Spinal Injury Charity
The Neurocare Centre, 554 Eccles New Rd, Salford, M5 1AL.
Department of Work and Pensions
Government agency responsible for benefits.
Public enquires Office:
020 7712 2171
For local offices see telephone book
British Brain and Spine Foundation Charity
Organisation providing information and a helpline.
0808 808 1000
British Epilepsy Association Charity
Organisation providing information and support about epilepsy.
0808 800 5050
Information and support for people who are caring at home.
020 7490 8818
Citizens Advice Bureau
Independent advice on issues such as benefits, employment, debt etc.
Local office numbers in telephone directory
(National Association of CAB 0207 8332181)
Bereavement care charity offering bereavement counselling and support-See telephone book for local branch.
0870 167 1677
Support for younger stroke survivors.
Driver Vehicle Licensing Authority, Drivers Medical Group, DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1DL.
Charity providing information and support for individuals with brain injury.
See local telephone book for local branches.
0808 800 244
National Society for Epilepsy (NSE)
The National Society for Epilepsy (NSE), Chesham Lane, Chalfont St Peter, Bucks, SL9 ORJ.
Telephone and Internet advice on medical queries.
Charity providing relationship counselling.
See telephone book for local branches.
The Stroke Association
National Charity providing support and information.
Subarachnoid Haemorrhage & Cerebral Aneurysm Support Groups
Support groups for patients and families who have been affected by subarachnoid haemorrhage and/or cerebral aneurysms are
Wessex Neurological Centre Southampton General Hospital
023 8079 8428
BASIC - Brain and Spinal Injury Charity The Neurocare Centre 554 Eccles New Road Salford
0161 707 6441