9. Other useful organisations
Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (APHC)
12 The Pavillions
Solihull B90 4SB
T 0121 711 5030 (main switchboard)
A professional body that can give you the details of a qualified plumber or heating engineer in your area.
T 0115 74 84220
Website that provides information on assistive technology for people with dementia.
British Healthcare Trades Association
14 Gowers Walk
London E1 8PY
T 020 7702 2141
Membership association for companies that make equipment and assistive technology for people with health conditions.
College of Occupational Therapists
106–114 Borough High Street
London SE1 1LB
T 0845 129 7699 (general enquiries)
Professional body for occupational therapists. Can put you in touch with a qualified OT in your area.
Gas Safe Register
PO Box 6804
Basingstoke RG24 4NB
T 0800 408 5500
0800 408 0606 (textphone)
Official register of qualified and safe gas engineers.
GOV.UK (apply for a community alarm in your area)
National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting (NICEIC)
T 0870 013 0382
Professional body for electrical industry. Can put you in touch with a registered electrician in your area.
Wigston Police Station
Bull Head Street
Leicestershire LE18 1WX
T 0116 229 3118
Social movement that aims to build safer communities. The website can give you details of the local Neighbourhood Watch scheme in your area.
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
28 Calthorpe Road
Birmingham B15 1RP
T 0121 248 2000
Charity that works to reduce accidents by campaigning to change attitudes and legislation. Provides information on how to reduce accidents around the home.
UK Fire Service
Provides information on fire safety in the home.