Useful Links An A-Z guide of organisations that provide useful information, resources and support.

Age UK

Tel: 0800 169 6565

Web: www.ageuk.org.uk

Provides information on issues affecting older people and their carers.

Alzheimer’s Society

Tel: 9399 222 1122

Web: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Promotes knowledge and understanding of dementia, develops quality in care services to support people with dementia, their families and their carers

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Tel: 03000 616161

Web: www.cqc.org.uk

A national organisation responsible for inspecting and regulating care services

Carehome search

Web: www.carehome.co.uk

Guide to over 21,000 care homes

Carer Support

Tel: 020 7378 4999

Web: www.carersuk.org

Give expert advice, information and support to people caring for others

Changes to care and support

Web: www.gov.uk/careandsupport

Providing details of changes to care and support from April 2016

Dementia UK

Tel: 0808 808 7777

Web: www.dementiauk.org

Committed to improving quality of life for all people affected by dementia.

Elderly Accommodation Counsel

Web: www.eac.org.uk

Helps people make decisions about where to live and any support or care they need

Independent Age

Tel: 0800 319 6789

Web: www.independantage.org

Advice for people over 60, their friends and families

NHS Choices

Web: www.nhs.uk/Conditions/social-care-and-support-guide

Care and support guide

Parkinson’s Society

Advice Line: 0808 8000303

Web: www.parkinsons.org.uk

Provides support, advice and information to people living with Parkinson’s, their carers, families and friends

Society of Later Life Advisers (SOLLA)

Tel: 0333 202 0454

Web: www.societyoflaterlifeadvisers.co.uk

Assist consumers and their families in finding trusted accredited financial advisers who understand financial needs in later life.

Solicitors for the Elderly

Tel: 0844 567 6173

Web: www.sfe.legal

A national association of solicitors, barristers and legal executives providing, and promoting, a range of legal services for older people.

Our home manager, Monica Prosser is here to help you and your family.
If you have a care enquiry please contact Monica on: 01737 339 666.
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