Useful Links - Public

Patient Group Resources

  • Age Concern - Dedicated to improving the life of the elderly in the United Kingdom.
  • Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) - UK-based umbrella organisation of Alzheimer associations around the world.
  • Alzheimer's Society - Care and research charity for people with dementia, providing information, education, support for carers and more.
  • Arthritis Research UK (formerly ARC) - Raises funds to promote medical research into the cause, treatment and cure or arthritic conditions.
  • Counselling Directory - Search for a counsellor or psychotherapist near you. If you're in need of support, search our network to be connected with a professional counsellor or psychotherapist.
  • Dementia Care Trust - Dementia Care Trust's mission is to provide: Relief Caring at home, Counselling for Carers, day Care for people with dementia nd associated conditions.
  • Dementia Research Group - One of the UK's leading centres for clinical research into dementia.
  • Disabled Living Foundation - National charity providing independent advice on mobility aids, disability aids, daily living equipment.
  • Help The Aged - Provides practical support to help older people live independent lives, particularly those who are frail, isolated or poor.
  • Independent Living - The place for impartial information about products and services to help with mobility and independence. Whoever you are - OT, physio or other health professional, family carer, individual with a disability, they can provide the advice you need.
  • Mental Health Foundation - UK charity helping to improve the lives of everyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
  • MIND - Working for a better life for everyone experiencing mental distress.
  • National Schizophrenia Fellowship (Scotland)
  • Parkinsons Disease Society
  • Royal National Institute for the Blind - Challenging the disabling effects of sight loss by providing information and practical services to help people get on with their own lives.
  • SANE - One of the UK's leading charities concerned with improving the lives of everyone affected by mental illness.

Carers Resources

  • Care Radio - Provides an audio and visual resource for anyone involved in the care sector.
  • Carers UK - Information for carers, news, publications and campaigns.
  • Right care Right deal - A national campaign to build public awareness and support for the need for brave and innovative solutions for the social care system for older and disabled people, their families and carers.
  • Crossroads - Caring for carers
  • Patient UK - Directory of health, disease and related websites. Edited by two GPs.
  • Princess Royal Trust for Carers - Charity with many centres in the UK, that exists to make it easier for carers to cope by providing information, support, and practical help

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