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Useful websites and other organisations

British Heart Foundation
Providing useful information to help people reduce their own risk of dying prematurely from a heart or circulatory related illness.

Connect: The Communication Disability Network
Connect is a national charity that work to promote effective services, new opportunities and a better quality of life for people living with aphasia.

Different Strokes
A registered charity providing a unique, free service to younger stroke survivors throughout the United Kingdom.

The Disabled Living Foundation
A national charity seeking to support people with disabilities to achieve greater mobility and independence. They can provide information and advice about a wide range of products – including gardening tools.

A website of information on garden and DIY tools, tested by Fred Walden, a garden writer and equipment consultant.

The Gardening for Disabled Trust
The Trust is a voluntary organisation that gives grants to people all over the United Kingdom in order that they may continue to garden, despite advancing illness, age or disability.

Gardening Grants: Get Help With Gardening

NHS Direct
Health advice and information.

Custom made equipment for people with disabilities to achieve independence and enjoyment of life's opportunities.

The Stroke Association
Working for a world where there are fewer strokes and all those touched by stroke get the help they need