Useful Links

Age UK - Age UK is the country's largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life.

Alzheimer's Society - The Alzheimer's Society are the UK's leading dementia support and research charity for people living with dementia, their families and carers.

NHS guide to using direct payments and personal budgets - Direct payments and personal budgets are offered by your local authority to give you more flexibility over how your care and support is arranged and provided.

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) - Personal Independence Payment (PIP) helps with some of the extra costs caused by long-term ill-health or a disability if you’re aged 16 to 64. This is a link to the Government website.

Disability Living Allowance - Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is a tax-free benefit for disabled people who need help with mobility or care costs. This is a link to the Government website.

The Stroke Association - The Stroke Association is the only UK-wide charity solely concerned with combating stroke in people of all ages.

Funding your care - Listed here are various forms of funding available to help individuals and families with the costs of domiciliary and live-in care.

Motability - Over the past 38 years, the Motability Scheme has helped over 4 million people get mobile by exchanging their mobility allowance to lease a car, scooter or powered wheelchair