Links

General Guidance:

 

Age UKhttp://www.ageuk.org.uk/

Age UK is a good reference point for ageing issues.

 

Care Awarehttp://www.careaware.co.uk/

A non-profit making public information, advisory and advocacy service specialising in elderly care funding advice.

 

Care Homewww.carehome.co.uk

Guide to over 21,000 nursing and residential care homes in the UK.

 

Care Quality Commissionwww.cqc.org.uk

Independent regulator of all health and social care services in England.

 

Dartmoor Holiday Apartmentswww.dartmoorholiday.co.uk

Self-catering accommodation close to our Moretonhampstead care home

 

Dementia Action Alliancewww.dementiaaction.org.uk

For Exeter Dementia Action Alliance and Plymouth Dementia Action Alliance.

 

Dementia Care Matters www.dementiacarematters.co.uk

Is a leading dementia care, culture change training organisation led by David Sheard

 

Devon County Councilwww.devon.gov.uk

 

Devon Care Kitemark www.devonkitemark.co.uk

Independent group of providers promoting quality care for those in our homes.

 

The Disabled Living Foundationhttp://www.dlf.org.uk/

The Disabled Living Foundation is the leading source of information on disability equipment, day to day household gadgets, new technologies and training techniques.

 

Eden Alternative UK www.eden-alternative.co.uk

An organisation dedicated to improving the experience of aging and disability by changing the culture of care

 

Exeter City Councilwww.exeter.gov.uk

 

John’s Campaign www.johnscampaign.org.uk

Campaign for the right to stay with people with dementia and be supported by their family carers.

 

NAPAwww.napa-activities.com

Meaningful activities for older people

 

National Health Serviceswww.nhs.uk

 

Plymouth City Councilwww.plymouth.gov.uk

 

Registered Nursing Home Associationwww.rnha.co.uk

The RNHA campaigns strongly for high standards in nursing home care.

 

The Social Care Commitment – www.thesocialcarecommitment.org.uk

The Social Care Commitment is the adult social care sector’s promise to provide people who need care and support with high quality services.

 

Torbay Councilwww.torbay.gov.uk

 

 

Diseases:

 

The Alzheimer’s Societywww.alzheimers.org.uk

Alzheimer’s Society staff and volunteers provide both local information to people affected by dementia in their communities.

 

Diabetes www.diabetes.org.uk

Multiple Sclerosis Societywww.mssociety.org.uk

 

Parkinson’s UKwww.parkinsons.org.uk

 

The Motor Neurone Disease Associationwww.mndassociation.org

 

The Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB)www.rnib.org.uk

The RNIB is the leading charity offering practical support and information to anyone with sight loss.

 

The Royal National Institute for Deaf People (Action on Hearing Loss)www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk

Provides information and support on all aspects of deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus.

 

The Stroke Associationwww.stroke.org.uk

 

 

Financial & Legal:

 

Fortress Hassall Lawwww.fortresshassall-law.co.uk

Law firm based in Paignton and Kingsbridge. In particular able to offer advice on inheritance tax planning, writing Wills, Lasting Power of Attorney and Living Wills.

 

Nash & Co Solicitorswww.nash.co.uk

Law firm based in Plymouth offering a broad range of legal services.

 

Sabre Financial Planning Ltdwww.sabrefinancial.co.uk

Offering independent financial advice and planning.