PayingForCare.org is designed to help individuals make informed decisions about the arrangements and funding for their long-term care; also useful for Powers of Attorney and family members and friends.
Age UK is the largest charity working with and for older people. It aims to improve later life for everyone by providing information, advice, services, campaigns, products, training and research.
Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity. Alzheimer’s Research experts work alongside pioneering scientists to find preventions, treatments and a cure for dementia.
Alzheimer’s Society is an organisation which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia.
Cancer Research UK is the world’s leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through research – saving millions of lives every year.
www.cqc.org.uk The CQC regulates health and adult social care services provided by the NHS, local authorities, private companies or voluntary organisations as well as the rights of people detained under the Mental Health Act.
www.ceretas.org.uk Ceretas is the Professional Association dedicated to individuals working in Home Care. It continues to support Managers and Home Care Workers in the provision of professional care for those people who wish to be cared for in their own homes.
www.counselandcare.org.uk Counsel and Care is a national charity getting the best care and support for older people, their families and carers.
Dementia UK is a national charity, committed to improving quality of life for all people affected by dementia.
Independent Age provides information and advice for older people, their families and carers, focusing on social care, welfare benefits, and befriending services. This is integrated with local support, including one-to-one and group befriending schemes.
Parkinson’s UK is the largest charity funder of Parkinson’s research in the UK, having raised over £60 million for ground breaking research to advance researchers understanding of Parkinson’s and its causes.
Skills for Care is the employer led authority on training standards and development needs of social care staff in England providing over £25 million in funding to support improved training and qualifications for managers and staff.
United Kingdom Homecare Association Ltd (UKHCA) is the professional association of home care providers from the independent, voluntary, not-for-profit and statutory sectors. It helps organisations that provide social care to people in their own homes, promoting high standards of care and providing representation with national and regional policy-makers and regulators.