Orkney

Scottish Huntington’s Association

Aims: To offer information and support to families with Huntington’s disease, their friends and professionals. Services provided: Emotional and practical support for people whose lives are affected by Huntington’s disease Someone to talk to confidentially Liaison with other professionals to help individuals obtain services to which they may be entitled e.g. Benefits Agency and Social…

Urostomy Association

Aims: To provide information and support for people with a urinary diversion, their families and carers, both before and after surgery. Services provided: Regular magazine and other literature Open Facebook page and closed Group, to provide support Website Local meetings Trained volunteers available to provide peer support, both before and after surgery Opening hours: Monday…

Art in Healthcare

Aims: Art in Healthcare is a charity working across Scotland to improve health and wellbeing for individuals and communities by providing opportunities to experience and engage with high quality visual art, artists and creativity – particularly within community, health and social care settings. Services provided: We provide curated exhibitions in hospitals, hospices, residential care homes…

Children in Scotland

Aims: To provide independent and impartial advice and information about additional support for learning to parents, carers, children, young people and professionals who work with them. To raise awareness of additional support for learning so that children and young people get the most that they can from their education. Services provided: Enquire offers free, independent…

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