Resources

Resources

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Action for Blind People – Action for Blind People provides practical and emotional advice and support across England to people who are blind or partially sighted and their friends and family
Action on Elder Abuse – Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) is a specialist organisation with a growing number of staff in all four nations of the United Kingdom. We also provide some limited support within Ireland.
Action on Hearing loss formerly the RNIDAction on Hearing Loss is the new name of RNID, the largest charity representing the 11 million people confronting deafness and hearing loss in the UK
Adult Carers – Norfolk – Norfolk Carers Support is an active member of the Carers Agency Partnership (www.carersagencypartnership.org.uk), working together with other organisations in Norfolk, known as Norfolk Carers, to provide effective services for unpaid Carers. Norfolk Carers Advice Line is also available for information and advice, signposting and as a listening ear, open 9:00-17:00 Monday – Friday and 10:00-14:00 on Saturday- 0808 808 9876.
Age Page – Find science-based info on health & aging & Alzheimer’s. Get research news & funding opportunities from the National Institute on Aging at NIH
Age UK – or help, information and advice or to see how you can donate, volunteer or give support to help older people love later life
Alzheimers society – The leading UK care and research charity for people with this disease and other dementias, their families and carers. It provides a network of support
Anchor – retirement homes and retirement villages offer vibrant retirement living assisted and independent living opportunities
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Break Away for Dementia Friendly Holiday – Planning a dementiafriendly holiday. For family carers … for people living with dementia. A holiday offers the chance to explore new places, meet
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Campaign to end loneliness – Feeling lonely is a normal human emotion and is simply a sign of wanting contact with people
Cancer Research – pioneer research to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. With no government funding
Care Act FAQ – Information about the Care Act and how it affects Carers in the UK
Care Home Directory – Guide to over 21000 care homes, nursing homes and residential homes providing care in the United Kingdom
Care of Elderly People UK pdf – Health and care needs amongst older people
Care Quality Commission – The independent regulator of all health and social care services in England
Care UK – provide modern, comfortable care homes, homecare, GP services & treatment centres for the NHS, and mental health & learning disability services
Caron Cares – Advice and information for anyone caring for the elderly As a self-employed home help for the elderly
Citizens Advice Bureau – Online free advice from Citizens Advice to help you find a way forward, whatever the problem
Contented Dementia Trust – A positive, person-centred method of managing Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia
Consumer Affairs(For our American Readers) The ConsumerAffairs Research Team believes everyone deserves to make smart decisions. We aim to provide readers with the most up-to-date information available about today’s consumer products and services.
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Dementia Aware Facebook Group – to help provide information on dementia
Dementia Care Resources – Dementia Care Resources which will help and support you when you are caring for a person with dementia
Dementia Friendly Labels
Dementia Mentors – hosting live, virtual memory café’s. These social gatherings are only for those with dementia. A mentor will always be in attendance
Disabled Persons Railcard
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Edith Ellen Foundation
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Gentle Exercise DVD’s
Gift Ideas for the Elderly
Gift Shop – Gifts/Ideas for Senior, Elderly and Care Givers
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Home Heat Helpline
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I also found a really useful link to Dementia Assistance Cards 
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Just Checking
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Under Construction
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Listen, Talk, Connect Guide
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Malnutrition UK
Memory Cafe UK
MindMate
Mobility Equipment Hire  
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NHS Choices
NHS Direct
Nutrition
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Royal Voluntary Service – A volunteer organisation that enriches the lives of older people
Remind Me Care App
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Sepsis
Sepsis – NHS Choices
Skills for Care – Aims to developing national standards, a qualification, and a workforce development strategy for the adult social care sector
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The Good Care Group – provide specialist live-in care that improves well-being and quality of life. The UK’s Most Awarded Home Care Provider
http://toknowme.org/ To Know Me – To Know Me is a book which combines a mini-biography and a personalised care guide.
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UK Care Guide – their site provides you with a wealth of information on care, help you find care and professionals that can support you
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Vivehealth – ViveHealth offers home medical supplies & durable medical equipment. The best online store for home health equipment
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Wiltshire Farm Foods – Home delivery service of a range of frozen ready meals and desserts. Read menu, dietary information and cooking guidelines
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Your Voice Matters – a voice for people living, visiting and working in care