West Dorset: Information and Options services

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Age UK North, South & West Dorset

Find a missing person

Local

The Herbert Protocol, find a missing person

Contact: Age UK Dorchester, Rowan Cottage, 4 Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1PW.

Information and Advice

Local

Age UK North, South & West Dorset offers a free and confidential information and advice service for older people, their families and carers.

Contact: Age UK Dorchester, Rowan Cottage, 4 Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1PW.
bid services

Bid Services

National

bid services is a UK registered charity working with deaf, deafened, hard of hearing and physically and sensory disabled people across the UK. Our Mission Statement: “Working in partnership with deaf people to pro...

Contact: Bid Services, The Deaf Cultural Centre, Ladywood Road, Birmingham, B16 8SZ.
BUPA

Elderly Care Support Line

National

Take the worries out of planning care for a loved one Many people thinking about care for an elderly loved one find it difficult to know what to look for and where to start. That’s why we’ve got a team of tr...

Contact: Elderly Care Support Line.
Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation

Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation

National

CISWO is a responsive team-based charity positively impacting upon the lives of over 500,000 coalfield residents through a wide range of services delivered by professional, experienced and dedicated staff.CISWO is commit...

Contact: Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation, 142 Queens Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 7LH.
Cruse Bereavement Care

CRUSE National Telephone Helpline

National

If you are here because someone close to you has died, we are very sorry.  Grief is a natural process, but we know it can be devastating. Our specialist bereavement experts have experience in all types of loss and c...

Contact: Cruse Bereavement Care, 1 Victoria Villas, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 2GW.
deafPLUS

Information & Advice Hub

National

Deaf-friendly information or advice. Go to https://www.deafplus.info/ for  Information Hub Frind accessible and advice for deaf people in BSL video covering a wide range of issues from claiming benefits to consume...

Contact: deafPLUS, Trinity Centre, Key Close, Whitechapel, London, E1 4HG.
Disabled Living Foundation

Independent Advice

National

DLF is a national charity providing impartial advice, information and training on independent living since 1969. It is a founder member of the Information Standard, a certification scheme for health and social care ...

Contact: Living Made Easy, Unit 1,, 34 Chatfield Road,, Wandsworth, London, SW11 3SE.
Dorset County Council

Community Development Workers

Local

Dorset POPP employs five Community Development Workers. Three have a geographic and generic responsibility for older people across the county and two have specialist responsibilities across the whole of Dorset. Working u...

Contact: Dorset Partnership for Older People Programme (POPP), County Hall Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ.
EAC

HOOP - Housing Options for Older People

National

'HOOP' is an online questionnaire designed to help older people think about their home, how well it works for them, how to tackle any problems and whether also to consider moving home. Work your way through the questio...

Contact: EAC, 3rd Floor, 89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP.
Equality Advisory Support Service (EASS)

Equality Advisory Support Service (EASS)

National

Provide information advice and support on discrimination and human rights issues to individuals in England, Scotland and Wales, recognising the constitutional, legal, social and policy differences specifically:- Advis...

Contact: Equality Advisory Support Service (EASS), FREEPOST EQUALITY ADVISORY SUPPORT SERVICE, FPN4431.
Help and Care

Carerslink

Local

We aim to provide tailor-made support for any person that calls the Carerslink number. The type of support we can offer includes; A confidential listening ear Signposting to other organisations Helping carer...

Contact: Help & Care, The Pokesdown Centre, 896 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 6DL.

Community Wayfinders

Local

The role of the Wayfinders is to provide signposting and support to older people who may require information or activities to support health promotion and independence. There is Wayfinder coverage across each of the Dor...

Contact: Help & Care, Pokesdown Centre 896 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 6DL.

Gateway Information Helpline

Local

The Gateway team are trained to answer calls in an understanding and professional manner, offering information on particular issues or sign posting to other organisations that may be able to assist. A whole range of area...

Contact: Help & Care, Pokesdown Centre 896 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 6DL.

Hospital Discharge Support Service

Local

At Help and Care we understand know how stressful a hospital admission can be and have a number of services that provide support to help you to feel confident and safe when you return home. The thought of leaving hospit...

Contact: Help & Care, The Pokesdown Centre, 896 Christchurch Rd, Pokesdown, Bournemouth, BH7 6DL.
Hourglass

Hourglass

National

Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) is a specialist organisation that operates across the four nations of the United Kingdom.  It also provides support within Ireland.  Unlike other 'older people's organisations' we fo...

Contact: Hourglass, Office 8, Unit 5, Stour Valley Business Centre, Brundon Lane, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 7GB.
Independent Age

Advice line

National

Our Helpline and Advice teams are friendly and helpful and our particular areas of knowledge include: care and support, money and benefits, health and mobility for people that are 65 + , their families and carers. ...

Contact: Independent Age, 18 Avonmore Road, London, W14 8RR.
Kris Scotting, Care Consultants Ltd

Select-a-Home

Regional

Select-a-Home will assess your needs and preferences, and inspect a potential home to see if it can meet those. I also assess the quality of the home overall.

Contact: Select-a-Home.
LINks

LINks - Dorset

Local

The Dorset Local Involvement Network (LINK) gives you an opportunity to influence health and social care services in Dorset. It has been set up so you can help create health and social care services that meet your n...

Contact: LINKs - Dorset, Help and Care, 896 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 6DL.
Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support in your area

National

We take the time to understand you as a person, so that we can provide the support, tools and inspiration you need to find your best way through. We do it like this because we understand everyone's cancer journey is uniq...

Contact: Macmillan Cancer Support, 89 Albert Embakment, London, SE1 7UQ.
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