Information & downloads concerning caring for the elderly. Either browse using the A-Z listing, or enter keywords to locate specific items. Alternatively you can browse for information by subject matter, or by publisher.

Yorkshire & the Humber Region Extra Care Housing Regional Assessment Study – Executive Summary

Executive summary of the regional analysis for extra care housing in the Yorkshire and Humber region. Supply and demand over the next 10 years.

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Yorkshire and the Humber Region Extra Care Housing Regional Assessment Study – Report

Regional analysis for extra care housing in the Yorkshire and Humber region. This report identifies the supply and demand for extra care housing over the next 10 years, taking into account demographic changes and the market influences, and sets out a numb

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You and your money

Describes how the Financial watchdog (FSA) can help consumers. The role of the FSA

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Your assets and the financial assessment for care home fees

If you need help from the council to pay care home fees, this factsheet looks at what happens if you transfer your property, spend large sums of money or do anything else to reduce your assets before moving into a care home. If the council thinks you did

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Your benefits. Your rights

Overview of befits and concessions, including pension credit, Housing Benefit, Council Tax benefit, healp with fuel and health costs, disability benefits etc.

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Your Guide to Private Dentistry : questions to ask

Information and advice about private dentistry. Covers finding a dentist, considering treatment options, choosing payment options, complaints and changing a dentist

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Your Guide to Winter Fuel Payments 2006-07

A guide to the government payments to help with the costs of keeping warm in winter. It includes information about other age related payments

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Your home & arthritis

Information about the types of adaptations & equipment that can help people with arthritis to manage daily living in their home

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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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Your right to buy your home

Information for council and housing association tenants about their right to purchase their home. This includes eligibility criteria, costs involved, and exceptions to the right to buy.

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Your rights as a council tenant: The council tenant’s charter

This describes the rights and responsibilities of a council tenant, how people can move home, buy their home, and how tenants can become involved in improving the quality of the service for tenants

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Your Rights at Work: A guide for people of working age

This guide covers information on employment rights and retirement, and information on how health issues and caring responsibilities can affect your employment. While it is written for employees, it also contains information relevant to agency and casual w

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Your safety : Preventing accidents in your home

Most of us feel pretty safe in our homes.Yet more accidents happen at home than anywhere else.This leaflet is about the simple things you can do to make your home and garden safer.

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Your security : Personal safety at home and in the street

Many of us are anxious about crime. But the fact is that older people are less likely to be attacked or robbed than people in any other age group.A crime can often be avoided by taking a few simple precautions.This leaflet explains steps you can take to m

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