accessibility & help
We provide support at home, transport and mobility aids to help people when they face a crisis in their daily lives.
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We help vulnerable communities tackle health issues like HIV, TB and water and sanitation.
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We support elderly, socially isolated or otherwise vulnerable people around the world.
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When Eve O’Malley fractured her ankle while playing in the park, it looked like she’d be stuck at home for weeks – until we provided a special wheelchair.
Living with Parkinson’s disease can be difficult for Renate Eglestaff – so she was especially grateful when our volunteer called round to help.
Cho Cho Win was helped by a community health worker who sent her to hospital for a check-up during her second pregnancy. The baby was then born in hospital.
Jamts is 80 and partially paralysed by strokes. He lives with his daughter and five grandchildren in a tent provided by the Red Cross.
Severe winter weather in Greece is bringing fresh misery to the 62,000 refugees who have been living outside in unsuitable camps.
As A&E departments face overcrowding, the Red Cross calls on the government to allocate funds for care.
Co-op and Red Cross mark first year tackling loneliness together
We're calling for more resources and better co-ordination to tackle hospital discharge issues.
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The British Red Cross Society, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949), Scotland (SC037738) and Isle of Man (0752).
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