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Every four hours, someone in the UK is permanently paralysed. At Back Up, we inspire people affected by spinal cord injury to get the most out of life.
We know that spinal cord injury affects the whole family, and that’s why we support family members too.
We are the only charity in the UK with dedicated services for children and young people with a spinal cord injury.
Read more and download our latest impact report
229 family members accessed our family support services.
Our online support group, the Back Up Lounge, was attended 1,064 times.
510 people attended our Wheelchair Skills Training sessions, with 98% of participants learning more skills.
145 children and young people have been supported across all services.