Welcome to our useful contacts section. We believe that there are a number of beneficial organisations operating throughout the UK, and would like to introduce them to you. If you know of one you would like adding to this page, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Age Uk

Tel: 0800 169 6565

Alzheimer's Society

Arthritis Care

Tel: 020 7380 6500
FREEPHONE Helpline: (0808 800 4050)
Fax: 020 7380 6505

Benefits Enquiry Line

(Department of Social Security)
Free phone: 0800 882 200

Citizen's Advice Bureau (CAB)

Details are available from your telephone directory or nearest library. Alternatively you can access the website directly by visiting www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Carers UK

Tel: 0207 3784 920
Carers Line: 0808 808 7777 (10am-12pm, 2pm-4pm)
Fax: 0207 490 8824
Email: gro.k1550363011usrer1550363011ac@of1550363011ni1550363011

Care Aware

Tel: 0161 707 1107

The Cinnamon Trust (provides details of care homes which accept pets)

The Care Quality Commission

Helpline: 03000 616 161

Contact The Elderly

My Home Life

My Home Life is a UK-wide initiative that promotes quality of life and delivers positive change in care homes for older people:

Macmillan Cancer Relief

INFORMATION LINE: 0808 808 2020
Fax: 0207 840 7841

The Relatives And Residents Association

Tel: 020 7359 8148
The Relatives and Residents Association wants to hear from residents, relatives, visitors, care workers, managers and health professionals about your experiences of care in a care home.


Tel: 0808 800 6565
Run by Help the Aged to provide free advice and information for older people and their carers.

Swadlincote Mobility

Tel: 01283 509 244