http://www.coesi.org.uk/ Develops and provides integrated direct services for people with sensory and physical impairments (Croydon, UK)
Going For Independence
http://www.goingforindependence.org/ A Community Interest Company, driven by social and environmental objectives to empower people to live independently with choice and control over their lives. (UK)
AbilityNet: Helps make all sorts of technology accessible.
AccessAtLast: Holidays, and much more for disabled people.
Assist UK (was Disabled Living Centres Council): The UK Network of Disabled and Independent Living Centres
Disabled Living Foundation (DLF)
Disabled Living Foundation (DLF): Source of advice and equipment information for public and professionals.
Telecare Made Easy: part of the DLF’s ‘Made Easy’ series of sites with information and equipment comparisons.
Age Concern England: Advice and help for older people. (Linked to AidCall community alarm service)
Foundation for Assistive Technology: Source of information on assistive technology research, jobs and courses.
Help the Aged
Help the Aged: Advice and help for older people. (Linked to ElderCare community alarm service)
Ricability is the trading name of the Research Institute for Consumer Affairs. It is a national research charity that provides independent, unbiased information for disabled and older consumers. Its consumer reports are based on independent rigorous testing and research.
Ricability also works with manufacturers, service providers, regulators and policy makers to improve products and services. The aim is to increase their awareness of the needs of disabled and older consumers through specialist research.
The product review site provides an easy way for individual consumers to give their views of the products they use.
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