Here are some links to a wide range of national organisations. This is provided as an information
source only. Cogs Club cannot be responsible for the contents of any external websites.
is a national organisation formed by the merging of Help the Aged and Age Concern. It
is concerned with all aspects of ageing and caring for an ageing population. Age UK has
information about - research into ageing, providing care for the elderly, financial help for carers
Bradford Dementia Group
through research, education and training the aim is to improve policy and practice in dementia
has information on a wide range of dementia related topics.
The charity has four core areas: Admiral Nurses provide practical and emotional support to
family carers of people with dementia. A telephone helpline. Dementia UK training. Uniting
carers. Contact 0208 036 5400
offers an advice service for older people for housing, care, finance and your rights. Advice line
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provide direct services in the community for people with or recovering from mental health
issues, for people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, for people with a learning
disability and for children with special needs.
Working to find a cure and improve the lives of people affected by Parkinson's. Has local
branches and groups. Helpline telephone number 0808 800 0303.
This national charity provides essential breaks for carers and people with a disability.
The Alzheimer's Society
has information on a wide range of dementia related topics, and a helpline.
Helpline Tel: 0300 222 1122
The Care Quality Commission
is the independent regulatory body of health and care in England. It can provide independent
reports and quality ratings on all care homes in your area.
The National Health Service
website has a wide range of information about dementia including symptoms and early signs
and the process of getting a diagnosis.
The Residents and Relatives' Association
exists for older people needing or living in residential care homes and their families. Can offer
a listening ear, information and advice on a wide range of issues relating to residential care.
YoungDementia UK is a charity that exists for one reason - to help people whose lives are affected by young onset dementia