Telephone: 01322 664885
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Action on Elder Abuse (AEA)
Telephone: 0808 808 8141
Works to protect, and prevent the abuse of vulnerable older adults.
Telephone: 0800 169 6565
Information on issues affecting older people and their carers.
Alzheimer’s Society – National Dementia Helpline
Telephone: 0300 222 11 22
Promotes its unique knowledge and understsanding of dementia, develops quality in its care services, to support people with dementia, their families and their carers. Its confidential advice, information and support helpline is open seven days a week, with trained advisers who understand the needs of people affected by dementia. You Read the full article…
Guided advice about daily living.
Association of Independent Care Advisers (AICA)
Telephone: 01483 203 066
Represents member organisations around the country that help people decide on the best choice of care.
BCD Care Associates
A consultancy offering support to the social care sector – particularly focusing on care homes, their residents, managers and staff.
Care 4 Mum
Telephone: 01223 511 487
An experienced and professional service to help you choose the best care for yourself or your elderly parents.
Telephone: 0800 389 2077
A leading social care publisher whose publications include Care Select and regional directories of care services. Operates a friendly helpline for those searching for care and has a comprehensive, fully-searchable website of care provision in England and Wales.
Care Quality Commission (CQC)
Telephone: 03000 616 161
National organisation responsible for inspecting and regulating care services.
Telephone: 0844 800 4361
The largest provider of comprehensive carers’ support services in the UK.
Telephone: 0808 808 7777
Provides support to anyone who is a carer.
Telephone: 0845 130 9177
A national charity that provides impartial advice, information and training on daily living aids. Also runs database of daily living equipment – DLF Data www.dlf-data.org.uk.
Telephone: 08000 21 44 66
Aims to change public knowledge, attitudes and behaviours towards dying, death and bereavement.
Elderly Accommodation Counsel
Telephone: 0207 820 1343
Helps people make decisions about where to live and any support or care they need.
Telephone: 0800 377 7070
Advice and information on finance and rights for older people.
Friends of the Elderly
Telephone: 0207 730 8263
Committed to enhancing the quality of life for older people by providing a range of high standard services.
Information portal for Government services and information.
Housing Options for Older People Online
Online questionnaire to help consider the most suitable housing for your parent’s needs.
Telephone: 0845 262 1863
Helps older people on very low incomes to live independently in their own homes and when this is no longer possible, they can help with care home fees.
National Association for Providers of Activities for Older People (NAPA)
Telephone: 01634 716 615
Works to create new opportunities for community involvement and activity in care settings.
National Care Forum (NCF)
Telephone: 024 7697 1520
Represents the interests of the not-for-profit care sector.
National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC)
Telephone: 0207 697 1520
Umbrella organisation for all those who are involved in providing, commissioning and using hospice and palliative care services in the UK.
Pension Service, The
Information on pensions, benefits and retirement.
Relatives and Residents’ Association, The
Telephone: 0207 359 8136
Offers support and information to families, friends and relatives about issues affecting care homes.