The Gauchers Association prime objectives is to provide support and information to Gaucher patients and their families. Here are just a few ways in which we can support you:
Benefits - we can help you to complete benefit forms and provide information on the effects of having Gaucher disease. For example; Disability Living Allowance, Housing Benefits, Carers Allowance, Employment Support Allowance.
Talk to other members - we can provide a listening ear if you need to talk to someone or put you in touch with other gaucher patients and their families who may have the same experiences. For example; pre-natal testing.
Representation - we can appear in person for/with you if you need representation at an Appeal hearing for benefits or in other circumstannes where our support may help you.
Insurance - we can provide information and useful contact numbers of Insurance Companies that may be able to assist you in obtaining Travel and Life Insurance.