The Elfrida Society - Access to Health Project

The Access to Health Project at the Elfrida Society works to improve the health of adults with learning difficulties.  The project also encourages and supports local health services to become more accessible to people with learning difficulties.  The project works in 5 main areas; health advocacy and support for individuals eg with appointments etc, creating accessible health information, health promotion, training and supporting sport and physical activity.

The Advocacy Project at the Elfrida Society provides general advocacy for adults with learning difficulties who are having problems with health services, day services, housing and other services. There are currently 2 part-time advocates.


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The Elfrida Society
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Elfrida Society, 34
Islington Park Street
N1 1PX

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Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:30pm

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English – other languages by arrangement
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The Elfrida Society works with people with learning difficulties in Islington and traces it’s work locally back to 1919. The Elfrida Society aims to make it possible for people with learning difficulties to manage as much of their lives as they want and feel able to do. We provide a range of services including Advocacy, Access to Health, Further Education Classes, Arts Groups, Outreach Support and support for Parents with learning difficulties. We challenge people to focus on strengths, skills and aspirations, and not just on the things that people cannot do, or need support with.

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