Borough of Ealing

Postcode areas
W3, W4, W5, W7, W12, W13, UB1, UB2, UB5, UB6, NW10

Ealing Council Details
Website: www.ealing.gov.uk
Address: Perceval House, 14/16 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, W5 2HL
Telephone Central Switchboard: 020 8825 5000

Counselling Services
British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy
Website: http://www.itsgoodtotalk.org.uk
Telephone: 01455 883300
Email: bacp@bacp.co.uk

Provides details of all counsellors and therapists locally and further afield, which can be narrowed down by what help you need so you see the counsellors best prepared to help.

Care
ENable Ealing
Website: http://enablecommunityteam.wordpress.com
Address: ENable Long-Term Conditions Team, Clayponds Hospital, Sterling Place, Ealing, W5 4RN
Telephone: 020 8568 0679
Email: contact.enable@nhs.net

Provides advice and support for those with MND, their families and carers to help people live as safely and independently as possible. Services include:

  • Assistance with learning skills needed to carry out everyday tasks.
  • Assessments and advice for walking and getting on/off furniture e.g. beds, chairs, toilets etc.
  • Exercise Programs.
  • Advice on fatigue management.
  • Advice on returning to work or remaining in work.
  • Speech, communication and swallowing assessment and treatment.
  • Psychological therapy to help cope with anxiety, depression or emotional difficulties.

Ealing Council Social Care Services
Website: www.ealing.gov.uk/info/100010/social_care
Telephone: 020 8825 8000
Email: sscallcentre@ealing.gov.uk

Upon successful completion of a care assessment, Ealing Council provides various forms of personalised support.

This may include financial support, access to personal assistants or support workers and access to equipment such as computers and mobile phones, depending on your needs.

MND Care Centre – King’s College Hospital
Website: https://www.kch.nhs.uk/service/a-z/motor-nerve
Address: Suite 4, Golden Jubilee Wing, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS
Clinic Co-ordinator: Catherine Knights
Telephone: 0207 848 5172
Email: catherine.knights@kcl.ac.uk, catherine.knights1@nhs.net

Provides a weekly clinic with a neurologist who provides diagnosis and information regarding treatment.

Also provides access to a physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech and language therapist, dietician and palliative care consultant. Requires a referral from a local neurologist.

MND Care Centre – National Hospital for Neurology
Website: https://www.uclh.nhs.uk/OurServices/ServiceA-Z/Neuro/MND/Pages/Home.aspx
Address: National Hospital, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG
Clinic Co-ordinator: Jan Clarke
Telephone: 0203 448 3899
Email: Jan.Clarke@uclh.nhs,uk

Provides a weekly clinic with neurologists to discuss care and treatment. Also provides access to physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and dietitians. Requires a referral from your GP or specialist.

NHS Choices
Website: www.nhs.uk/Service-Search/Care-homes-and-care-at-home/LocationSearch/11

Provides a detailed list of care homes and care-at-home services in your local area and if these services have met the standards of the Care Quality Commission.

Hospice Services
Meadow House Hospice
Website: www.meadowhousehospice.org.uk
Address: Meadow House Hospice, Uxbridge Road, Southall, Middlesex, UB1 3HW
Telephone: 020 8967 5179
Email: meadowhouse@nhs.net

Services:

  • District Nurses to provide home care.
  • Respite Care.
  • Counselling Services for Patients, Families or Carers.Social Worker Services e.g. Financial Advice, Benefit Advice, Legal Advice and Advice regarding housing issues.
  • Bereavement and Pre-Bereavement support and counselling.
  • Occupational Therapy: Helping to maintain and manage personal care and daily activities.
  • Speech and Language Therapy.
  • Physiotherapy, including support for mobility needs.
  • Dietetics and Nutrition Advice.
  • Spiritual Support.
  • Outpatient Services.
  • Inpatient Services.
  • Complementary Therapies such as Massage, Reflexology and Aromatherapy.
  • Rapid Response Palliative Care.

Carer Support
The Carers’ Centre
Website: www.ecil.org
Address: 46 South Ealing Road, Ealing, London, W5 4QA
Telephone: 020 8840 1566
Email: carers@ecil.org
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 9.30am – 4.30pm (except bank holidays and other seasonal breaks)

Provides one-to-one support for carers including benefits advice, counselling and legal advice.

Other services for carers include IT Tuition, Zumba and Yoga sessions and Holistic Therapies such as massages, aromatherapy, facials and pedicures. Also provides various social activities for carers.

NHS Choices
Website: www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/Pages/CarersDirectHome.aspx
Telephone: 0300 123 1053

Provides information of local care services and provides support and information for carers including: legal advice, financial advice, wellbeing and support for young carers.

Carers UK
Website: www.carersuk.org/
Telephone: 020 7378 4999
Email: info@carersuk.org

Provides a wide range of information regarding financial support, practical support, emotional support.

These services are provided through a helpline, an online forum and online articles about a range of subjects.

Ealing Council
Website: www.ealing.gov.uk/info/200379/carers
Telephone: 020 8825 8000

Provides information relating to Council Tax support and Carers assessment, a personalised service that provides help and advice to carers.

Benefits Advice
Citizens Advice Bureau
Website: www.adviceguide.org.uk/england
Telephone: 03444 111 444

Provides comprehensive information regarding benefits, financial support and the NHS.

Please note there is no Citizens Advice Bureau available in the borough of Ealing, only their online service.

Ealing Council
Website: www.ealing.gov.uk/info/100001/advice_and_benefits
Telephone: 020 8825 5000

Provides information regarding benefits and financial support. Services include local welfare assistance, housing benefit and council tax support.

Also provides a community benefits team who can assist in identifying appropriate benefits and services, helping with completing and submitting claims and assisting with appeals and tribunal processes.

The Money Advice Service
Website: www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk
Telephone: 0300 500 5000

Provides various online tools to help manage finances. Also provides information and support specifically designed for Carers and the Disabled.

GOV.UK
Website: www.gov.uk/browse/benefits/disability

Provides information regarding disability and carers’ benefits and how to apply for benefits.

Beacon
Website: www.beaconchc.co.uk
Telephone: 0345 548 0300
Email: enquiries@beaconchc.co.uk

Provides support and advice for those using the NHS Continuing Healthcare service. Please note that there are charges for this service.

Bereavement Services
Bereft Bereavement Support
Website: www.bereftbereavementsupport.co.uk
Address: Studio 9, Hawkco House, 35 Horn Lane, Acton, W3 6NS
Telephone: 0208 896 2800
Email: bereftbereavementsupport@hotmail.co.uk

Provides professional bereavement counselling services and support for adult residents (over 16) in Ealing

British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy
Website: www.itsgoodtotalk.org.uk
Telephone: 01455 883300
Email: bacp@bacp.co.uk

Provides details of all counsellors and therapists locally and further afield that provide bereavement services.

Jigsaw4U
Website: www.jigsaw4u.org.uk
Telephone: 020 8687 1384
Email: info@jigsaw4u.org.uk

Provides both Pre-Bereavement and Post-Bereavement counselling for children. Includes individual counselling, family sessions and support groups with children in similar situations.

GOV.co.uk
Website: www.gov.uk/after-a-death/overview

Provides information, advice and a check list of all the necessary arrangements to be made after a death.

QEF Mobility Services
Website: www.qef.org.uk
Telephone: 020 8770 1151
Email: mobility@qef.org.uk 
Or email specialist Occupational Therapist: cw.lynne.hills@qef.org.uk

Provides services enabling people to achieve independence and freedom outside their home.

Transportation Services and Information
Blue Badge Scheme
Website: www.ealing.gov.uk/info/200022/community_transport/163/blue_badge_scheme

Provides information regarding who qualifies for a Blue Badge for disabled parking and how to apply for one.

Freedom Pass
Website: www.ealing.gov.uk/info/200022/community_transport/164/freedom_pass
Telephone: 020 8825 8161

Provides information regarding eligibility and how to apply for a Freedom Bus pass, allowing free travel on London buses.

Taxicard Scheme
Website: www.ealing.gov.uk/info/200022/community_transport/165/taxicard_scheme
Telephone:020 8825 7920
Email: taxicard@ealing.gov.uk

Provides information regarding eligibility and how to apply for a Taxicard. Provides subsidised taxi transport for local residents.

Dial-a-Ride
Website: www.tfl.gov.uk/modes/dial-a-ride
Telephone: 0343 222 7777
Email: DAR@tfl.gov.uk

Provides information regarding eligibility and how to apply for Dial-a-Ride membership, a free service dedicated to helping the disabled make short journeys around London.

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