An A-Z guide of organisations that provide useful information, resources and support
Tel: 0800 678 1602
Provides information on issues affecting older people and their carers.
Tel: 0300 222 1122
Promotes knowledge and understanding of dementia, campaigns for change and funds research to find a cure for dementia.
Care Quality Commission (CQC)
Tel: 03000 616 161
The independent regulator for health and social care in England, ensuring health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care.
Tel: 020 7378 4999
Give expert advice, information and support to people caring for others.
Tel: 0808 808 7777
Provides specialist dementia support for families through their website and the provision of their trained Admiral Nurses who provide one-to-one support and expert guidance.
Elderly Accommodation Counsel
Helps older people make informed choices about meeting their housing and care needs.
Tel: 0800 319 6789
Provides clear, free and impartial advice on care and support, money and benefits, health and mobility.
Care and support guide which explains people’s options and where to get support for those who need help with day-to-day living because of illness or disability.
Advice Line: 0808 800 0303
Provides support, advice and information to people living with Parkinson’s, their carers, families and friends.
Society of Later Life Advisers (SOLLA)
Tel: 0333 202 0454
Help people and their families to find trusted, accredited financial advisers who have a specific understanding of financial needs in later life. A list of accredited advisors is available on their website.
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.