If you (or a family member or friend) have disabilities as a result of a brain tumour, you may require places to stay which have been adapted to suit extra needs and provide extra support if required.
Below are a couple of examples. If you run an accessible place to stay and wish your accommodation to be included, please get in touch.
Paul's Fund pays for young adults (18-30) to have a holiday at Paul's Place. Paul's Place offers B&B or self-catering accommodation for up to a week to those who:
The following may also qualify:
The fund pays for close family members or a partner/friend to go too. It may contribute to travel and daily expenses.
All four rooms are en-suite, with the ground floor room being accessible to those with limited mobility.
The Grove in Bournemouth, operated by Macmillan Caring Locally, offers holiday retreats for cancer patients and those with life-threatening illnesses. Carers, families and friends are also welcome.
There are 30 rooms, one is fully Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) compliant, and two more are DDA compliant and suitable for wheelchair access. There is a qualified nurse on call 24 hours each day.
A fleet of scooters and a private beach hut on Bournemouth Beach are available to hire and free local coach trips for guests are available.
Torbay Holiday Helpers Network (THHN) is a network of hotels, accommodation providers, tourist attractions and businesses across the UK and abroad, who help to give away free holidays to:
THHN can also help with grants to cover travel expenses for those in financial difficulties.
Holidays are only awarded by referral via a registered charity, NHS Healthcare Professionals or Social Workers.
Please note: The Brain Tumour Charity does not necessarily endorse the venues listed on this page. We will not be held responsible for any arrangements, financial or otherwise, concerning any of the venues listed here. Whilst every care is taken to ensure that each entry is accurate, The Brain Tumour Charity does not take any responsibility for the omission or errors regarding any entry. It is the responsibility of the user to check that the venues are suitable for your requirements.
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