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Carehome.co.uk is the market leading guide for finding care homes in the UK, with over thousands of user recommendations. The website also includes information for the care sector on news, jobs, training courses, properties for sale and products and services.
Powys Carers Service
Powys Carers Service supports Carers of all ages, including Young Carers throughout Powys. They services include information, advice, Advocacy, one to one support, groups and activities. They can help Carers access training, and offer Forums and opportunities to be a voice for Carers. The services are free and confidential.
To contact Powys Carers call 01597 823 800
Manchester Carers Forum
Manchester Carers Forum act as the voice of carers in Manchester offering support to unpaid carers, through, information provision, signposting, group breaks, developing support groups, leisure and educational activities such as our computer group and our book group. We work with the Local Authority, the NHS and other voluntary and strategy groups to influence policy and strategy relating to carers and the development of services for carers. We are also practitioner educators for the Social Work Programme at the University of Manchester.
West Sussex Carers
This site is for carers in West Sussexand aims to help put carers in touch with local support and services and to give support to carers in every way it can.
DementiaWeb Kent and Medway
DementiaWeb Kent and Medway is a county specific website, providing information and advice about dementia. It has details of local support services, help and care options and can also link you to other internet sites dealing with dementia. It aims to empower people with dementia, their carers, social and health care professionals by providing information about dementia and the support and care services available to them in Kent and Medway.
DementiaWeb Oxfordshire is a county specific website, providing information and advice about dementia. It has details of local support services, help and care options and can also link you to other internet sites dealing with dementia. It aims to empower people with dementia, their carers, social and health care professionals by providing information about dementia and the support and care services available to them in Oxfordshire.
Talbot House exists to improve the quality of life for parents and families of people with learning disabilities, living in the Manchester area. A user-led drop in centre run by parents for parents, offering advice and information on carer’s rights and benefits, much needed emotional support, access to training, and the chance to relax and regroup in an emotionally supportive environment.
Carers Wakefield & District
Carers Wakefield & District offers a free confidential information, advice and support service to Carers who live in the Wakefield Metropolitan District Council area.
Dundee Carers Centre
Dundee Carers Centre offers support and information to carers of all ages and disabled people in the Dundee area. Their services include individual and group support for adult carers, Young Carers Project for young carers aged 5-16, Upbeet project for young adult carers 16+, BME project for carers and disabled people from minority communities, Direct Payment Support Service supporting disabled people to take control of their care, welfare rights / benefits advice, an information and enquiry service, short breaks from caring, befriending programme, counselling service, a volunteer programme and more.
Borders Carers Centre
The Borders Carers Centre provides independent help and support to unpaid carers of people with all types of illness and disability throughout The Scottish Borders.
Carers Oxfordshire is a partnership between Oxfordshire County Council’s Customer Service Centre (CSC) and Age UK Oxfordshire (AUKO) established in April 2011 to provide new, integrated information and support service for adult carers of adults in Oxfordshire.
Derbyshire Carers Association
Derbyshire Carers Association recognise that the responsibility of caring for someone who cannot manage at home without help often places great physical and emotional strain upon the Carer. Whether you care for someone for a few hours a week or for 24 hours a day, they can offer a wide range of confidential and independent services, helping you to care.
Harrow Carers provides a broad range of support for carers in Harrow including counselling, advocacy, benefits advice, positive psychology sessions, social activities, training and drop-ins. They have a centre where carers can come and join in activities such as IT classes and craft sessions and we have outreach workers who visit carers at home when required. Carers get referred from local GPs, social workers, other carers and self referrals. They also have dedicated support projects for older carers, young carers, mental health carers and BME carers.
York Carers Centre
York Carers Centre helps unpaid carers living, or caring for someone who lives, in York. The Centre offers free advice and information, a Carers Emergency Card scheme, support for carers affected by substance misuse, services for young carers (8 to 18) and young adult carers (18 to 25), regular newsletters, and discounts at local businesses.
Tameside Fibromyalgia & CFS/ME Support
Working together to provide information, raise awareness & support Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue / ME sufferers along with their families and friends.
They have 2 local support groups which meet monthly and we can also provide support via the internet to people in other areas & from all over the world.
Carers Northumberland is a charity dedicated to improving the lives of carers in Northumberland by responding to the needs of carers, informing carers of their rights and entitlements, supporting carers to access help for the person they care for, reducing the social isolation that so many carers feel and empowering carers to have a voice.
Barnsley Independent Alzheimer's and Dementia Support (BIADS)
BIADS is a registered charity and limited company by guarantee formed by Barnsley people. Our purpose is to provide support to people within the Barnsley Metropolitan Borough who have any form of dementia along with their families and friends.
Carers Together provides support with, and for carers including: advice, advocacy, awareness, benefits advice, self-directed support, information, free telephone emotional support, respite/take-a-break service, personal support planning, carers training and awareness. It also runs carers support groups and coordinates carers network events.
North Staffs Carers Association
Offering information, training and ongoing emotional support to informal Carers of all ages confidentially and in an appropriate manner as well as offering training to Professionals who come into contact with informal Carers.
West Lancashire Carers Centre
West Lancashire Carers Centre website provides details of their services, activities/events and a range of information to support carers.
Kingston Carers' Network
Kingston Carers' Network (KCN) is an independent voluntary sector charity based in Kingston upon Thames. KCN has been supporting unpaid carers for over a decade, ensuring that carers are listened to and supported by providing a listening ear, are given information and advice about services and support available to carers, know about benefits available and receive regular support through carers' support groups.
Wakefield and District Fibromyalgia Support Group
Our web site aims to offer reassurance; guidance and friendship to those who have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. We also hope the site will be used by Health Care Professionals to educate their patients and direct them to our group. The site also aims to raise awareness of this invisible and silent illness.
Carers in Wiltshire
Carer Support Wiltshire is a charity offering information, support, advice and time out opportunities to people caring for family members and friends in Wiltshire. All of their services are free and confidential to Carers.
Scarborough & Ryedale Carers Resource
Scarborough and Ryedale Carers Resource is made up of a team of experienced, professional and friendly staff providing practical and emotional support to all carers in the Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale areas. Our purpose is to make the difference in ensuring that carers are recognised, empowered and supported.
Suffolk Family Carers
Suffolk Family Carers are a registered charity, working with unpaid Carers of all ages across Suffolk. For over 20 years we have supported Family Carers with information advice and guidance. Call our information line 0844 255 3099 now to find out how we can help you to live a fuller life!
Time for Carers
The Time for Carers website has details about fantastic breaks and activities for all Family Carers and their family members who live in Suffolk. Get all the latest discounts, news and events by registering at www.timeforcarers.info. Also follow us on Facebook and Twitter @TimeForCarers. Time for Carers is a Suffolk Family Carers service.
Carers of West Lothian
Carers of West Lothian is a carer led voluntary organisation and charity that aims to provide support, information, a voice for carers and to work with others to ensure a better quality of life for all carers.