Steel Bones loves helping amputee families with all sorts of queries and info to help them achieve their goals and live life to the full. Here’s some of the ways we help amputee families – if we can help you in anyway please don’t hesitate to get in touch, if we don’t know the answers we know someone who does:
1. Free support pack to every amputee family who registers here:
2. 121 support from our family mentor volunteers who are amputee family members too
3. Support and information on applicable benefits, discounts and reductions
4. Support with prosthetist appointments, advocacy
5. Support with Housing adaptations, helping to chase adaptations
6. Sourcing funding for equipment which is beyond the realms of social care budgets
7. Writing applications for white goods donations and household essentials
8. Contacting MP, Councillors and local Voluntary groups to secure food deliveries, foodbank referrals and support with any other needs you have
9. Connecting you with other amputee families in the area
10. Providing fun, family events – currently online but as soon as it is safe we have horse riding event and a boat trip to schedule immediately so watch this space
11. Working with schools and other agencies to support your family
12. Researching info on any specialist activity or trip you would like to do