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Burn Support

Adult Burns Support Website

Resources and information on the aftercare help/support available to burn-injured adults in the UK. An online forum is provided for you to post, comment and share burn related experiences.

Website:Adult Burns Support website


Young Adult Burns Association South West

A support group set up for those aged 18-23 years who have a burn injury. They have a closed group on Facebook and organise activities weekends annually, providing an opportunity for friendship and a safe place to talk.

Facebook:Young Adult Burns Association South West


Parents Burns Support Website

A website to support parents or carers of children and young people who have experienced a burn injury of any kind or size.

Website:Parents Burns Support Website


TalkHealth

A website aimed to make life with a scar easier and health support easily accessible to everyone, offering interactivity between health professionals, charities and fellow patients and their carers

Website:TalkHealth Website


Dan's Fund for Burns

Their aim is to be a source of practical support for Burns Survivors in need.

We can help by providing funding in the form of practical assistance (not cash) including, but not limited to:

  • Physiotherapy, massage, rehabilitation (gym/physio equipment), other essential equipment;
  • Job retraining if necessary (providing specialist equipment such as specially adapted computers);
  • Helping patients afford special make up for facial and body scarring;
  • Assistance for travel, accommodation for both Burns victims and their families if the Hospital is far from their home;
  • Psychotherapy/counselling assistance;
  • Requests for financing of vital equipment for Burns Units that NHS is unable to provide such as computerized beds, mobile bath/showers, etc.
Dan's Fund for Burns
PO Box 54394
London
United Kingdom
W2 7HJ

Phone: +44 (0)20 7262 4069
Email: info@dansfundforburns.org
Website: www.dansfundforburns.org


Changing Faces

The leading UK charity that supports and represents people who have disfigurements to the face, hand or body from any cause. We were founded in 1992 by James Partridge OBE, Chief Executive, who was injured in a car fire when he was 18 years old. Today we have a team of 25 professionals with expertise in psychology, education, employment, health and social care, media and campaigning.

Our work involves:

  • Providing personal support for children, young people, adults and families
  • Working with schools, employers, health and social care professionals to ensure a culture of inclusion for people with disfigurements
  • Campaigning for social change by working with the media, government and opinion leaders.
Changing Faces
The Squire Centre, 33-37
University Street
London
WC1E 6JN

For all enquiries including fundraising:
Phone:+44 (0) 845 4500 275
Fax : +44 (0) 845 4500 276
Email: info@changingfaces.org.uk
Website: www.changingfaces.org.uk


Katie Piper Foundation

A support foundation founded by Katie Piper to support people with burns and scars.

Website:Katie Piper Foundation website


More Burn Support Groups can be accessed from the International Multilingual Burn Support Groups/Burn Camps database.

Registered Charity Number: 1052284