Useful Links

United Kingdom Homecare Association Ltd

UKHCA is the professional association of home care providers from the independent, voluntary, not-for-profit and statutory sectors.

REC

The REC Nursing & Social Care Group is the only organisation which solely represents agencies and businesses in the Nursing and Social Care sector.

Care Aware

Care Aware is a non profit making public information, advisory and advocacy service specialising in elderly care funding advice in the UK Their objectives are to improve public understanding and knowledge about the UK care system, to reinforce the rights and choices of the individual and to assist the public on the complex issues associated with elderly care funding advice issues.

Caring For Someone Gov

The Government´s main website for information on all public services including social care and care of the elderly.

Surrey County Council

The Social Care and Health pages and over 50´s pages have lots of useful information eg: support and equipment to help you stay in your home, funding advice, support for vulnerable people etc.

Department for Work and Pensions

Advice on Pensions and Benefits.

Hampshire County Council

The Social Care and Health Tab takes you to lots of useful sections including advice on funding, nursing care, how to request a care assessment and care choices.

NHFA

Their aim is to enable older people to obtain and meet the cost of their chosen care for life, whilst also preserving their independence, dignity and the right of choice they deserve at perhaps the most vulnerable time of their lives.

CQC

They are the independent regulator of health and social care in England. They regulate care provided by the NHS, local authorities, private companies and voluntary organisations. We aim to make sure better care is provided for everyone – in hospitals, care homes and people's own homes. They also seek to protect the interests of people whose rights are restricted under the Mental Health Act.

Friends of the Elderly

Friends of the Elderly is passionate about enhancing the quality of life of older people.

Alzheimer´s Society

Alzheimer´s Society is a membership organization, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Age UK

charity for elderly people giving help and advice on a range of topic from keeping healthy to claiming the benefits you are entitled to.