List of Social Services Department for your local authority
- Advice service 0845 300 7585
- Advice line 0945 300 0336
- Advice line 0800 169 6565
Care Quality Commission
- CQC is the independent regulator for all residential and nursing homes. Copies of their reports on each home are available to download from http://www.cqc.org.uk or can be ordered by telephoning 03000 616161.
Below we have listed some organisations that you can contact for information:
Care Quality Commission – The Health and Social Care regulator for England.
Age Concern – Dedicated to improving the lives of older people.
Alzheimer’s Society – Leading the fight against Dementia.
Care Aware – Website for the funding issues of long-term care for older people.
Citizens Advice – helps people resolve their legal, money, and other problems by providing free, independent, and confidential advice, and by influencing policymakers.
Department of Health – Providing health and social care policy, guidance, and publications for NHS and social care professionals.
Gov.UK – The official government website for citizens.
First Stop Care Advice – An independent, free service providing advice and information for older people, their families, and carers about care and housing options in later life.
NHS Social Care – Find your nearest social services.
Dementia UK – Provide information on Dementia Care and Support
My Home Life – The project initiated in 2006 by the National Care Forum and Help the Aged.
Paying for Care – Non-Profit Organisation has partnered with many know institute to help elderly people and also their relatives to understand financial advice regarding care.