Help and support

Here we have provided useful resources and links to allow you to get help and support.

ICUsteps
The intensive care patient support charity with an online support community and Local support groups
Website: www.icusteps.org

The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FICM)
FICM is a great source for frequently asked questions relating to all aspects of critical care and recovery
Website: www.ficm.ac.uk/for-patients

Critical Care Recovery
An NHS website for patients recovering from critical care.
Website: www.criticalcarerecovery.com

Headway
A charity that supports people with brain injuries and the people who care for them.
Helpline: 0808 800 2244
Website: www.headway.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement Care
The Citizens Advice service helps people deal with their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice.
Helpline: 0808 808 1677
Website: www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk
Young Person’s Website: www.hopeagain.org.uk

Spinal Injuries Association
A support charity for people suffering from spinal-cord injuries.
Helpline: 0800 980 0501
Website: www.spinal.co.uk

Stroke Association
An organisation that provides support and information on strokes and guidance on coping with life after a stroke.
Helpline: 0303 303 3100
Website: www.stroke.org.uk

UK Sepsis Trust
The Trust promotes awareness of sepsis, and provides support to those affected by it.
Helpline: 0800 389 6255
Website: www.sepsistrust.org