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External resources


Online search guide including over 21,000 care homes.


Tel: 01892 335 330


Offering a large directory of care service providers, to help families understand and find their best later-life care options.

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Tel: 03000 616161


A national organisation responsible for inspecting and regulating care services

Age UK (Information and Advice)

Tel: 0800 678 1602


Provides information on issues affecting older people and their carers.

Alzheimer’s Society (National Dementia Helpline)

Tel: 0300 222 1122


Promotes knowledge and understanding of dementia, develops quality in care services to support people with dementia, their families and their carers.

Carers UK

Tel: 0808 808 7777


Providing expert advice, information and support to people caring for others. Carers UK are available by phone from Monday to Friday, 9am – 6pm.

Dementia UK

Tel: 0808 888 6678


Dementia UK is the only UK charity dedicated to caring for people with dementia and their families through dementia specialist Admiral Nurses.

Independent Age

Tel: 0800 319 6789


Advice for people over 60, their friends and families.

Parkinson’s UK – Advice Line

Tel: 0808 800 0303


Provides support, advice and information to people with Parkinson’s Disease, their carers, families and friends.

NHS Choices


Care and support guide.

Advice regarding changes to care and support


Providing details of changes to care and support from April 2016.

Society of Later Life Advisers (SOLLA)

Tel: 0333 2020 454


Assists consumers and their families in finding trusted accredited financial advisers who understand financial needs in later life.

Solicitors for the Elderly

Tel: 0844 567 6173


A national association of solicitors, barristers and legal executives providing, and promoting, a range of legal services for older people.

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