Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Florence Nightingale Aid in Sickness Trust

Type of service:
Finance And Funding
Community House, Room F35, South Street, Bromley, London BR1 1RH
Telephone number:
0207 998 8817
Service description:
The Florence Nightingale Aid in Sickness Trust was established from the proceeds of the sale of the Florence Nightingale Hospital in 1975 and provide grants to help people in need who are ill, recovering from illness or disabled. These are used to provide medical and household aids that make a huge difference to people's ability to manage at home and live as independently as possible.

The Florence help with:

• respite care
• medical and other aids, e.g.
• nebulisers
• TENS machines
• recliner chairs
• electric beds
• orthopaedic mattresses
• mobile hoists
• neater eater feeding aids
• sensory equipment
• communication aids ie lightwriters
• specialist software
• household aids, eg washing machines
• refrigerators for essential drug storage
• secure drug cabinets


The Florence do not fund holidays but will consider grants towards respite and organised specialist breaks for children and young adults.
Contact provider for cost details
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Any Age
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
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