Help for Heroes delivers bespoke support for very seriously injured (VSI) Veterans with life-limiting injuries to improve quality of life for them and their families.
Our aim is to enhance the physical, psychological and social care needs for the most severely injured Veterans.
We know that VSI Veterans have the most complex injuries and needs. The severity of their injuries means they face high levels of social isolation and significant challenges in achieving independent, meaningful lives.
Using a grant from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund, Help for Heroes has developed a programme to deliver bespoke support for VSI Veterans and their families. Improving the quality of support, securing Government funding for the long-term, and enabling individuals to live a fulfilling life.
This programme provides:
Life-limiting or life-changing conditions and complex needs cause high levels of anxiety and stress. This can be overwhelming not only for the Veteran, but also for their family members. The life-long needs of these Veterans mean the family are often the primary care-givers so it is vital they can access support for their own mental health and wellbeing too.
Our programme supports families with:
Areas Help for Heroes may be able to offer support with include:
To be eligible for this programme, the individual must need 24-hour care or support due to an injury sustained while serving.
Eligibility is not limited to a specific injury or illness and individuals may be living at home or in a care facility.
To confirm eligibility, an initial assessment will be made by our clinical welfare team.
To find out more about the project or refer an individual for support, please email the team at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01980 844280 (Weekdays, 9am-5pm)
Help for Heroes supports those with injuries and illnesses attributable to their service in the British Armed Forces. No matter when or where someone served, we believe those prepared to put their lives second, deserve a second chance at life.