Care Links

Here are some useful websites you may wish to visit when considering moving into care or accessing any of our other services.   

Age UK

Provides advice and information for older people, their families and those who work with them on issues such as housing, health and finance.
0800 169 2081
www.ageuk.org.uk

Alzheimer’s Society

Provides practical services and support for people with dementia and their carers.
0300 222 1122
www.alzheimers.org.uk 

Army Benevolent Fund - The Soldier's Charity

Provides financial support to soldiers, former soldiers and their families in times of need.
020 7901 8900
www.soldierscharity.org 

Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW)

Regulates and inspects care services in Wales.
0300 7900 126 
www.cssiw.org.uk 

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Inspects and reports on care services in England.
03000 616 161
www.cqc.org.uk  

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)

Provides free information and advice about legal, money and other problems. 
Look in the phone book for your local CAB. 
www.citizensadvice.org.uk 

Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC)

Helps older people make informed choices about their housing and care needs.
0800 377 7070 
www.housingcare.org 

Elizabeth Finn Care

Helps older people who struggle to cope due to inadequate pensions.
020 8834 9200 
www.elizabethfinncare.org.uk 

Independent Age

Provides an information and advice service for older people, their families and carers.
0800 319 6789
www.independentage.org

NAPA (National Activity Providers Association)

Provides information about activities in care homes.
020 7078 9375
www.napa-activities.co.uk 

NHS 111 Service

NHS non-emergency number, 24h a day, 365 days a year.
111 
www.nhs.uk 

Parkinson’s UK

Supports all people with Parkinson’s, their families, friends and carers.
0808 800 0303 
www.parkinsons.org.uk 

Payingforcare

An online information service on the arrangements and funding for long term care.
www.payingforcare.org

Relatives and Residents Association (R&RA)

Provides advice and support to older people needing or living in care and to their families and friends.
020 7359 8148 
www.relres.org 

Stroke Association

Gives support and information to people who have had a stroke and their families.
0303 3033 100
www.stroke.org.uk  

SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association) - The Armed Forces Charity

Provides support for the serving men and women in the Armed Forces, for those who have served and their families and dependants.
0845 241 7141 
www.ssafa.org.uk

The Charity for Civil Servants (formerly the Civil Service Benevolent Fund)

A charitable institution to help families of deceased Civil Servants.
0800 056 2424 
www.foryoubyyou.org.uk

The Royal British Legion

Provides support to those who have served and are serving in the Armed Forces and their dependants.
0808 802 8080
www.britishlegion.org.uk