Below is a list of useful links that provide you with further information and support
Age UK – www.ageuk.org.uk
Age UK is the largest UK charity that is all about supporting everyone to enjoy later life. They offer guidance, information and advice in a number ways; from financial information, health and care to well-being and the local community.
Alzheimer’s Society – www.alzheimers.org.uk
Is a charity that works to improve the lives of everyone affected by dementia offering information and advice on all forms of dementia, including Alcohol Related Brain Damage (ARBD) also known as Korsakoff’s Syndrome.
Diabetes UK – www.diabetes.org.uk
Is one of the largest funders of diabetes research. The leading charity provides information and support so people with diabetes can manage their condition effectively.
Parkinsons UK – www.parkinsons.org.uk
Is the UK’s Parkinson’s support and research charity. They provide information and training on all aspects of Parkinson’s.
Cancer Research UK – www.cancerresearchuk.org
Is a UK charity whose primary concern is raising money for cancer research.
Care Quality Commission – www.cqc.org.uk
The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and adult social care services. They monitor and inspect to make sure the services are meeting fundamental standards of quality and safety. They then publish the performance ratings of each service, for the public to see and help them to choose care.
Department of Health – www.dh.gov.uk
The Department of Health (DH) is a department of the UK government, responsible for Health and Social Care matters and for the NHS in England. Their role is that of developing policies and guidelines to make sure people have the support, care and treatment they need and is meeting their expectations.
Direct Gov – www.direct.gov.uk
Official government website that offers information, advice and guidance on government services.