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Independent Age

Advice line

National

We give free, confidential advice over the telephone for older people, their families and carers on issues such as getting help at home, adaptations, care assessments, paying for care, staying in touch with other pe...

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.
MIND (National Association for Mental Health)

Mind - Information and Support

National

When you're living with a mental health problem, or supporting someone who is, having access to the right information is vital. Choose one of the options below to find out more.

Contact: MINDinfoLine.
Money Helper

The Money Advice Service

National

Free and impartial money advice, set up by government Advice and guides to help improve your finances Tools and calculators to help you keep track and plan ahead Support in person, over the phone and online

Contact: Money Advice Service.
Multiple Sclerosis Society

MS Helpline

National

Information from the Helpline You can ask us about anything to do with MS. We provide up-to-date, evidence-based information about MS, including:  -symptoms         -diagnosis   -b...

Contact: Multiple Sclerosis Society, 10 Queen Street Place, London, EC4R 1AG.

Support & Services

National

Information servicesFinancial helpRespite care and short breaksGetting SupportHelpline (see separate entry)

Contact: Multiple Sclerosis Society, 10 Queen Street Place, London, EC4R 1AG.
National Debtline

National Debtline

National

At National Debtline we are committed to answering your call and then discussing your debt problems with you and the options available to you. The specialist advice that we give over the telephone is backed up with writt...

Contact: National Debtline, Tricorn House 51-53 Hagley Road, Birmingham, B16 8TP.
Omega

Chatterbox Action Against Loneliness

National

Chatterbox is our award-winning, flagship befriending service designed to support those who find themselves isolated, vulnerable, and/or alone in later life. Chatterbox Clients are matched with Volunteer Befrienders with...

Contact: Omega, the National Association for End of Life Care, London House, Town Walls, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SW1 1TX.

Volunteer Befrienders, Chatterbox Action Against Loneliness

National

Chatterbox is our award-winning, flagship befriending service designed to support those who find themselves isolated, vulnerable, and/or alone in later life. Volunteers with our Chatterbox programme are matched with a ...

Contact: Omega, the National Association for End of Life Care, London House, Town Walls, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1TX.
Patient Advice & Liaison Service (PALS)

Dorset County Hospital - PALS

Local

What PALS Can Do: provide information on NHS services (including how to complain) listen and respond to your concerns, suggestions or queries help sort out problems quickly on your behalf provide a ...

Contact: Patient Advice & Liaison Service - NHS Dorset County Hospital, Dorset County Hospital Williams Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2JY.
POhWER

POhWER

National

POhWER delivers information, advice, support and advocacy services throughout England. We aim to support people who face difficult issues and want to make their voice heard. All POhWER's services are free, independent an...

Contact: Pohwer, PO Box 14043, Birmingham, B6 9BL.
Poole Borough Council

Health Information Centre

Local

The service aims: To provide full and relevant information for patients, relatives and carers, within a confidential and supportive environment. To empower patients, relatives and carers, enabling them to ...

Contact: Health Information Centre, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Longfleet Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2JB.
Richmond Fellowship - For Community Mental Health

East Dorset Mental Health Carer Support Scheme

Local

The service provides 1 to 1 practical and emotional support, information and education , advocacy and support groups. Education courses and information sessions are held in various locations in Purbeck, Wimborne and Chri...

Contact: Head Office, 80 Holloway Road, London, N7 8JG.
Royal British Legion

Royal British Legion County Office

Local

Legion membership ensures that: Remembrance is kept alive and that the sacrifices our brave Service men and women have made are never forgotten. The ex-Service community have a voice and that their concerns are brought ...

Contact: County Office Address, The Stables, Legion House, Church Lane, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7AD.
Royal National Institute for the Blind

Sightline Directory

National

Directory of over 1,700 entries: quick access to national and local specialist organisations and services that support blind and partially sighted people. Each listing contains a brief description of the organisation or...

Contact: Royal National Institute for the Blind, 105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE.
Royal Osteoporosis Society

The Helpline Service

National

Nurses, supported by a large body of osteoporosis professionals who lend their expertise to the charity, provide information based on the most accurate and up-to-date knowledge. The nurses are also skilled in provid...

Contact: Royal Osteoporosis Society - Helpline Service, Camerton, Bath, Avon, BA2 0PJ.
Royal Voluntary Service

Advice and Support

National

Guidance and advice on: Easy exercises to do at home - Eating well when you’re over 70 - Feeling well and overcoming loneliness - Guide to Retirement - Hospital stays - Hydration - Keeping active with health condit...

Contact: Royal Voluntary Service, Beck Court , Cardiff Gate Business Park , Cardiff , CF23 8RP.
Sane

SANEline

National

SANEline is a national out-of-hours telephone helpline offering emotional support and information for people affected by mental health problems.Mental health problems are far more common than is generally thought. In fac...

Contact: SANEline.
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