Some useful websites of organisations who may be able to provide further information, help or advice
Age Uk (www.ageuk.org.uk) – (Formally Age Concern & Help the Aged) information and advice for older people, theirrelatives and anyone else interested in older people’s issues.Tel: 0800 169 6565
Alzheimer’s Society (www.alzheimers.org.uk) -works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Walesand Northern Ireland. Tel: 0845 300 0336
Care Aware (www.careaware.co.uk) – advice on issues relating to long term care for older people. Tel: 0161 707 1107
Care Quality Commission (www.cqc.org.uk) – the independent regulator of health and social care in England. Tel:03000616161
Citizens Advice (www.citizensadvice.org.uk) – The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, moneyand other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice. Look in Yellow Pages for your local CAB centre.
Counsel and Care (www.counselandcare.org.uk) – help and advice for older people, their families and carers.Tel: 0845 300 7585
First Stop Care Advice (www.firststopcareadvice.org.uk) – an independent, free advice and information service on allaspects of care and support for older people.Tel: 0800 377 7070