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At Britto Healthcare, we know that finding a residential care home can be both a confusing and daunting challenge. With many questions to ask and information to find, it can often be hard to know where to start.

Below we have put together a collection of links which can help you to obtain the information you need as quickly as possible and all are broken down into their relevant category.

If you do find that you are still searching for answers, please feel free to give our staff a call on 01226 786908 where we will be happy to help in any way we can.

Care Info

A website dedicated to the long term care sector
http://www.careinfo.org/

Age Concern

Age Concern’s mission is to promote the well-being of all older people and to help make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.
http://www.ageconcern.org.uk/

CareAware

CareAware is a non profit making public information, advisory and advocacy service specialising in elderly care funding advice in the UK
http://www.careaware.co.uk/

Help the Aged

Help the Aged is an international charity fighting to free older people from poverty, isolation and neglect
http://www.helptheaged.org.uk

The Royal National Institute of the Blind

The RNIB are the UK’s leading charity offering information, support and advice to over two million people with sight loss.

http://www.rnib.org.uk

The Royal National Institute for Deaf People

RNID work to make daily life better for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

http://www.rnid.org.uk/

The Motor neurone Disease Association

A definitive resource for people with MND and those who care for them.

http://www.mndassociation.org/

The Parkinson’s Disease Society

No one should have to face Parkinson’s on their own. If you are affected by the condition, The Parkinson’s Disease Society are here to support you.

http://www.parkinsons.org.uk/

The Stroke Association

Working for a world where there are fewer strokes and all those touched by stroke get the help they need.

http://www.stroke.org.uk/

Multiple Sclerosis Society

The MS Society is the UK’s largest charity for people affected by multiple sclerosis.

http://www.mssociety.org.uk/

The Department of Health

The Department of Health (DH) exists to improve the health and wellbeing of people in England.

http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/index.htm

The National Health Service

The official website of the NHS in England.

http://www.nhs.uk

Patient UK

Comprehensive health information as provided by GPs and nurses to patients during consultations.

http://www.patient.co.uk/

The English Community Care Association

The English Community Care Association (ECCA) is the largest representative body for community care in England.

http://www.ecca.org.uk/

The Registered Nursing Home Association

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

http://www.rnha.co.uk/

The Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and social care in England.

http://www.cqc.org.uk

Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimer’s Society is committed to defeating dementia through research.

http://alzheimers.org.uk/site/index.php

Dementia Services Development Centre

Internationally recognised as a Centre for excellence in co-ordinating dementia projects

http://www.dementia.stir.ac.uk/

Mind

Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. We work to create a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress.

http://www.mind.org.uk/

The Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation is a leading UK charity that provides information, carries out research, campaigns and works to improve services for anyone affected by mental health problems.

http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/