Below is a a list of charities who help people living with a progressive, life limiting illness and their carers nationally and in central and southwest London.

Age UK

Provides services and support at a national and local level to inspire, enable and support older people

Alzheimer's Society

There for anyone worried or affected by dementia. Provide information and support, fund medical and social research, and campaign for better quality of life for people with dementia

Carers Network

There to ensure every unpaid carer in the areas in which they operate is recognised and leads a healthy, fulfilling life with control over their caring role

Hospice UK

There to support the development of hospice care in the UK and internationally 

Macmillan Cancer Support

There to support people who have had a cancer diagnosis. Provides help with money worries and advice about work or just there to listen if you want to talk

Marie Curie

Provides care and support for people living with any terminal illness, and their families

MND Association

The Motor Neurone Disease Association is the only national charity in England, Wales and Northern Ireland focused on MND care, research and campaigning

Paul’s Cancer Centre

Enables people affected by cancer, through community-based care and support, to find new strength, resilience and their own way of coping with the challenges cancer brings

Widowed & Young

The only national charity in the UK for men and women aged 50 and under when their partner died. A peer-to-peer support group run by a network of volunteers who have been bereaved at a young age themselves