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Action on Elder Abuse
A charity working to prevent abuse and protect elderly adults.
Website:
www.elderabuse.org.uk
Email:
enquiries@elderabuse.org.uk
Telephone: 020 8765 7000

Alzheimer's Society
A leading UK organisation campaigning for increased awareness for the plight of those suffering with alzheimers.
Website:
www.alzheimers.org.uk
Email:
enquiries@alzheimers.org.uk
Telephone: 020 7423 3500

Age Concern
A chariety promoting the well being of older people
Website:
www.ageconcern.org.uk
Telephone: 020 8765 7200

Arthritis Care
The leading UK charity with a mission to support all with arthritis.
Website:
www.arthritiscare.org.uk
Telephone: 0808 800 4050
(Helpline) or 0207 380 6500


Benefits Enquiry Line
(Department of Social Security)
Telephone: 0800 882 200

British Diabetic Association
The leading UK diabetic group
www.diabetes.org.uk
Telephone: 0845 120 2960 or 0207424 1000

Bettercaring
An information and advisory service specialising in the issues relating to long term care, offering free advice and factsheets
Website:
www.bettercaring.com
Telephone: 0844 414 6370

British Heart Foundation
The UK's leading heart charity, aiming to eliminate heart disease via research and provide support, information and care for heart patients.
Website:
www.bhf.org.uk
Telephone: 020 7935 0185


Cancer Research UK
The world's leading independent organisation dedicated to cancer research.
Website:
www.cancerresearchuk.org
Telephone: 020 7121 6699

Counsel and Care
A Charity giving advice and information to older people, their relatives and carers across the UK.
Website:
www.counselandcare.org.uk
Telephone: 020 7241 8555

Careaware
A free public information and advisory service specialising in issues relating to long term care.
Website:
www.careaware.co.uk
Telephone: 08705 134 925

Cruse Bereavement Care
A charity promoting the well being of bereaved people and to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with loss. Services are free to the bereaved people
Website:
www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk
Telephone: 0208 939 9530 Helpline: 0844 477 9400

Carers UK
A dedicated charity campaigning for practical, financial and emotional support for carers.
Website:
www.carersuk.org
Email:
info@carersuk.org
Telephone: 020 7922 8000

Care Quality Commission [CQC]
The independent regulator of health and social care in England.
Website:
www.cqc.org.uk
Email:
enquiries@cqc.org.uk
Telephone: 03000 616161

Citizens Advice
Citizens advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free information and advice, and by influencing policy makers.
Website:
www.citizensadvice.org.uk


Department of Health
A government body established to improve the quality and convenience of care provided by the NHS and social services
Website:
www.doh.gov.uk
Telephone: 020 7210 4850

Department of Work and Pensions
The government department overseeing benefits policy and work schemes
Website:
www.dwp.gov.uk


Elderly Accommodation Counsel
A charity offering free advice to older people seeking information regarding housing and care needs
Website:
www.eac.org.uk
EAC Advice Telephone number: 020 7820 1343

English Community Care Association
A charity promoting high standards of care and health in the independent care sector.
Website:
www.ecca.org.uk
Email:
info@ecca.org.uk
Telephone@ 08450 577 677


Gold Standard Framework for Palliative Care [GSF]
The national GSF central team, based in the NHS, develop frameworks and training programmes to enable generic care providers deliver a gold standard of care for all people nearing the end of life.
Website:
www.goldstandardsframework.nhs.uk
Email:
info@goldstandardsframework.co.uk
Telephone Helpline: 01922 604666


Hearing Concern
A national charity helping deaf and hard of hearing fight isolation through support, advice and information
Website:
www.hearingconcern.org.uk
Email:
info@hearingconcern.org.uk
Telephone: 020 7440 9871

Housing Care
A website run by the Elderly Accommodation Counsel to help older people make informed choices about their housing and care needs.
Website:
www.housingcare.org
Email:
enquiries@eac.org.uk
Telephone: 020 7820 1343

Help the Aged
A UK based international charity set up to protect disadvantaged elderly people from poverty, isolation and neglect.
Website:
www.helptheaged.org.uk
Email:
info@helptheaged.org.uk
Telephone: 020 7278 1114

Huntington Disease Association
The Huntington Disease Association provides support for suffers of Huntington's Disease and their families.
Website:
www.hda.org.uk
Email:
info@hda.org.uk
Telephone: 0151 298 3298

Help the Hospices
A leading charity supporting hospice care throughout the UK.
Website:
www.helpthehospices.org.uk
Email:
info@helpthehospices.org.uk
Telephone: 020 7520 8200


Local Counsel [find your]
Local Counsel help with a variety of tasks from funding, to providing with lists of care providers. The website below should direct you to your local council.
Website:
www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm

Leeds City Council
Website:
www.leeds.gov.uk
Telephone: 0113 222 4444

Bradford Council
Website:
www.bradford.gov.uk/bmdc
Telephone: 01274 432111


Macmillan Cancer Relief
A charity that provides medical, financial, emotional and practical support for people affected by cancer
Website:
www.macmillan.org.uk
Telephone: 020 7840 7840

MIND [National Association of Mental Health]
The leading mental health charity in England and Wales, set up to challenge discrimination, achieve equal rights and influence policy for the benefit of people with mental health problems
Website:
www.mind.org.uk
Telephone: 0845 766 0163

Multiple Sclerosis Society
The UK's largest charity for people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS)
Website:
www.mssociety.org.uk
Telephone: 020 8438 0700


NHFA
An independent group that offers advice to older people looking to obtain and meet the cost of care.
Website:
www.nhfa.co.uk
Email:
enquiries@nhfa.co.uk
Telephone: 0800 998 833


Parkinson's Disease Society
An organisation that provides information and support for people suffering with the disease and their families. The society also raises funds for research into treatments.
Website:
www.parkinsons.org.uk
Email:
enquiries@parkinsons.org.uk
Telephone: 0808 800 0303

The Princess Royal Trust for Carers
This chariety is the largest provider of comprehensive carers support services in the UK. It provides quality information, advice and support to over 400,000 carers including 25,000 young carers.
Website:
www.carers.org
Email:
info@carers.org
Telephone: 0844 800 436

The Patients Association
A national healthcare charity providing patients with an opportunity to raise concerns and share experiences of healthcare.
Website:
www.patients-association.org.uk
Email:
helpline@patients-association.com
Telephone: 0845 608 4455


Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation
[ RADAR
]
The UK's largest disability campaigning network, with over 900 individual and corporate members
Website:
www.radar.org.uk
Email:
radar@radar.org.uk
Telephone: 020 7250 3222

Royal National Institute for the Blind [RNIB]
The UK leading charity that supports blind and partially-sighted people.
Website:
www.rnib.org.uk
Email:
helpline@rnib.org.uk
Telephone: 0845 766 9999

The Relatives' and Residents Association
The relatives and residents association exists for older people needing or in residential care, as well as for those families and friends left behind.
Website:
www.relres.org
Telephone: 020 7359 8136

Royal National Institute for the Deaf [RNID]
An organisation dedicated to making life better for people who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Website:
www.rnid.org.uk
Email:
informationline@rnid.org.uk
Telephone: 0808 808 0123

Registered Nursing Homes Association [RNHA]
The RNHA campaigns strongly for high standards in nursing homes. Members are nursing home owners committed to delivering quality care to their residents.
Website:
www.rnha.co.uk
Email:
info@rnha.co.uk
Telephone: 0121 451 1088


SAGA Care Funding Advice Service
An organisation that offers independent specialist advice on paying for elderly care
Website:
www.saga.co.uk/ltc
Telephone: 0800 056 7997

Stroke Association
The only UK wide charity solely concerned with supporting stroke suffers of all ages.
Website:
www.stroke.org.uk
Email:
info@stroke.org.uk
Telephone: 020 7566 0300

Social Services
Social services provide a vast list of differing services and in particular offer advice on deciding on care services as well as providing funding.
Website:
www.direct.gov.uk/en/Hl1/Help/Socialservices/index.htm


United Kingdom Home Care Association [UKHCA]
UKHCA is the professional association of homecare providers from the independent, voluntary, not for profit and statutory sectors. UKHCA promotes high standards of care and provides representation to national and regional policy makers and regulators.
Website:
www.ukhca.co.uk