Information and advice
There is a lot of information that can be helpful to us during difficult times and when faced with unfamiliar conditions or challenges.
We have sifted through much of what is out there and below we have identified a number of website resources we believe can help ease that task and get you the information and support you need more easily. If you come across other useful websites, let us know and we will take a look at them.
Home care providers, regulation and standards
The United Kingdom Homecare Association
A provider organisation raising and maintaining standards, but has a section on choosing care, including a list of home care providers local to you.
Later life – General information
Offers advice and information on social care provision; guides for the over-65s on finance, staying independent and getting the most from later life; and befriending services and discussion groups.
Specific Health Conditions
The British Heart Foundation
Provides helpful advice and guidance on preventing heart disease, how best to live with it, and how to administer first aid to someone with heart failure.