Action for Advocacy

Action for Advocacy (A4A) is the central point of information on independent advocacy. This website includes a search facility for local IMCA providers in England & Wales

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Housing with care for later life A literature review

This report presents a comprehensive overview of the most recent evidence related to new and emerging models of housing with care for later life. Reflecting the current emphasis on developing evidence-based policy and practice, the review focuses on primary research and service evaluations, drawing out key messages for service providers and commissioners regarding how best […]

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Your NHS Advice Support and having your say

Summary of what the following can do :- Patient Advice & Liaison Services, Independent Complaints Advocacy Service, Patient & Public Involvement Forums

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Association of Independent Financial Advisers website

Website of AIFA, the trade body for independent financial advisers. From the site contact details of local advisers can be accessed

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Leastuse Assistive Technology in Extra Care

Case study of an extra care scheme – Rowan Court, Eastleigh, Hampshire. An example of provision of an extra care facility for older people with dementia, based on a philosophy of promoting and maximising independence.

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Using direct payments or a personal budget

This factsheet is relevant to you if you have had a care needs assessment, qualify for council support and social services are arranging your care. Your personal budget is the amount of money that the council has calculated is needed to meet your social care needs. Direct payments are one way of receiving this personal […]

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Independent Living Arthritis

Information about who can help, making changes to your home, aids and adaptations, mobility, technology and security, personal assistance, and welfare benefits

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