Services for older people, their families and those who care for them.
Advice Line: 0800 678 1602 (lines open 8am – 7pm)
Information on regulation of care homes in Wales, including finding a suitable home and making a complaint.
Information on regulations for care in Scotland, includes making complaints and giving feedback.
The independent regulator of health and social care in England.
Government Information on carers allowance and disability benefits.
Carers Trust works to improve support and services for anyone who is a carer.
Offering support advice for all aspects of caring for someone.
Helpline: 0808 808 7777 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm)
Support information for anyone approaching the end of their life, as well as relatives, friends and carers.
Providing details for hospice and palliative care services, for patients, families and carers.
Calling time on the harm & abuse of older people. Information & support for older people or anyone concerned that an older person is at risk.
Helpline: 0808 808 8141 (lines open 24 hours)
Text: 07860 052 906
Offering impartial advice about all types of disability equipment and mobility products, helping to find disabled equipment solutions that enable independence.
Helpline: 0300 123 3084 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm)
Support for anyone caring for someone with a terminal illness.
Helpline: 0800 090 2309 (lines open Monday – Friday 8am- 6pm, Saturday 11am – 5pm)
Web Chat: check for open times online
Information from MIND on coping with the care of someone.
Information on regulation of care homes and Nursing Homes in Northern Ireland, including finding a suitable home and making a complaint.
Support and information in England for older people needing care, their relatives and friends. Webchat & surgery available online.
Helping children and young carers with a variety of concerns.
Information on benefits available to young carers.