Funding & Useful Info
There are literally hundreds of organisations, charities, funds and benevolent societies that might be able to help fund the purchase of a chair. Two of the first places to check out are shown below. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, but are interested in raising money, please call us and we might be able to point you in the right direction.
Turn2us – A free service that helps people in financial need to access welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help – online, by phone and face to face through our partner organisations.
Disability Grants – Your Guide to Grants for the Disabled – Disability Grants provides information on charities and trusts to help you find a grant for yourself, your family or anyone you are supporting with a disability.
Stairlifts Reviews – In addition to helping you find the best suited stairlift company for your needs, this website provides information on Disabled Facilities Grants for home improvements like widening doors and installing ramps. Their helpful “DFG Finder Tool” will assist in locating the contact information of your local council so you can begin the process of applying for grants.
CerebralPalsy.org.uk – This site is a useful net based resource providing info, help, support & advice for those affected by cerebral palsy. We create awareness & campaigning for improvement.
Rica – Information on a wide range of mobility products, cars, scooters and wheelchairs and also develops consumer research for older and disabled .
Spinal Injuries Association – The Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) is the leading national user-led charity for spinal cord injured (SCI) people.
Bobath Centre – We are a specialist treatment centre providing individually tailored therapy for children who have cerebral palsy and other allied neurological conditions.
Disability Can Do – We are a user led, charitable organisation that promotes inclusion, independence and choice, and supports disabled adults and their carers through the provision of services, support and information.
Scope – Scope exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else.
The Surrey Hubs – The Surrey Hubs are local centres that provide information and support to help people stay independent.
Regain – supporting sports tetraplegics – Regain is the only charitable organisation dedicated solely to improving the independence of all British men and women who have become tetraplegic (sometimes referred to as quadriplegic) as a result of a sports or leisure injury.
Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) – At RDA, our horses and ponies provide therapy, achievement and enjoyment to people with disabilities all over the UK. Our network of 500 volunteer groups organise activities such as riding, carriage driving, vaulting and showjumping to up to 28,000 people each year. Beyond the Boundary Wheelchairs is proud to be an Official Sponsor of RDA.
CerebralPalsySymptoms.com – Our mission is to provide the public with accurate and up to date information on the many aspects of cerebral palsy and other birth injury complications. Our team maintains a comprehensive free resource so those interested or concerned about their children can take actions to protect them.
Cerebral Palsy Guidance – was created to provide answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. We cover cerebral palsy from all angles–from symptoms, causes, and treatment, to daily living information, such as communication and transitioning to adulthood articles.