Useful Links

Care Quality Commission
Commission for Social Care Inspection – information on your local office, published inspection reports on care agencies and care homes and general news about regulation of social care. Visit Website

Department of Health
Department of Health – information on government policies and agendas, news and services and benefits. Visit Website

Age Concern
For general advice and information on a wide variety of issues, including Direct payments and general funding options, advocacy and carer support. Helpful fact sheets available. Visit Website

General Social Care Council
Information on the registration of the social care workforce. Visit Website

Help the Aged
Information and advice details for older people and their carers. Visit Website

Direct
Assistance and advice for disabled people on practical support, benefits, work opportunities and equipment. Visit Website