Listed below are useful companies, charities and government bodies that are able to answer any care related question you may have.
Age UK – www.ageuk.org.uk
· Age UK offers advice information and guidance to the elderly regarding benefits, financial information, care and discrimination.
Alzheimer’s Society – www.alzeheimers.org.uk
· Is a charity that provides support for carers and information and advice on all forms of dementia, including Alcohol Related Brain Damage (ARBD) more commonly known as Korsakoff’s syndrome.
Care Quality Commission – www.cqc.org.uk
· The Care Quality Commission is a non-departmental public body of the United Kingdom government established in 2009 to regulate and inspect health and social care services in England.
Department of Health – www.dh.gov.uk
· Is a department of the UK government with responsibility for government policy for Health and Social Care matters and for the NHS in England. The role the department of health plays is that of developing policies and guidelines to improve the quality of care and to meet patient expectations.
Diabetes UK – www.diabetes.org.uk
· Diabetes UK is the leading charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of every person affected by or at risk of diabetes.
Direct Gov – www.direct.gov.uk
· Official government website offering information, advice and guidance on all things related to public services.
Multiple Sclerosis Society – www.mssociety.org.uk
· The MS Society is the UK’s leading MS charity. Since 1953, we’ve been providing information and support, funding research and fighting for change.
NHS Direct – www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk
· A single telephone number for people in England, 0845 4647, gives access to round-the-clock clinical information, confidential advice and reassurance
Parkinson’s Disease Society –www.parkinsons.org.uk
United Kingdom Home Care Association – www.ukhca.co.uk
United Kingdom Homecare Association Ltd (UKHCA) is the professional association of home care providers for the independent, voluntary, not-for-profit and statutory sectors.