Advice and information

Advice and information

You can get advice about care from many organisations. Charities such as Age UK Wandsworth and the Disability and Social Care Advice Service (DASCAS) offer general advice and information. Lots of national charities also offer advice and information, including about care services and paying for care. Also visit the Money and Legal area for more information and advice about paying for care and how you can get independent financial advice.

There are organisations that offer general advice and some that offer specialist advice. For example, Deaf people may be interested in advice from Action on Hearing Loss and people with a learning disability will find Mencap useful.

 

care and support

29 Records in Advice and information filtered by Client group "carers".

  • Action on Elder Abuse

    Action on Elder Abuse PO Box 60001 Streatham, SW16 9BY

    Telephone: 0808 808 8141 (helpline), 020 8835 9280 (office)

    Description: Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) is a registered charity and company that focuses exclusively on the issue of elder abuse.

  • Adult social care from Wandsworth Council

    Customer Centre, Wandsworth High Street, London, SW18 2PU

    Telephone: 020 8871 7707

    Description: We help adults with care and support needs and those who care for them.

  • Age UK (national charity)

    Age UK, Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA

    Telephone: 0800 678 1174 (advice line)

    Description: Age UK is a national charity that aims to improve later life for everyone through information and advice, campaigns, products, training and research.

  • Age UK Wandsworth

    549 - 551 Old York Road, Wandsworth, London, SW18 1TQ

    Telephone: 020 8877 8940

    Description: Age UK Wandsworth is an independent local charity which offers advice, information and services for people aged 60-plus throughout the London Borough of Wandsworth.

  • Age UK Wandsworth - Advice and Support Service

    549 - 551 Old York Road, Wandsworth, London, SW18 1TQ

    Telephone: 020 8877 8940

    Description: Age UK Wandsworth's Advice and Support Service provides independent advice and support to people aged 60 and over, and their carers or relatives, living in the London Borough of Wandsworth.

  • Alzheimer's Society

    Devon House, 58 St Katherine's Way, London, E1W 1LB

    Telephone: 0300 222 11 22 (national dementia helpline)

    Description: The Alzheimer's Society is a national charity that offers support, help and information to people with any type of dementia and to their families, carers and professionals.

  • Alzheimer's Society - South West London Branch

    241 Garratt Lane, Wandsworth, London, SW18 4DU

    Telephone: 020 8877 0033

    Description: The Wandsworth branch of the Alzheimer's Society provides information, advice and support to anyone in the borough with a diagnosis of dementia, and their families and carers.

  • Contact a Family

    1 Siward Road, Wandsworth, London, SW17 0LA

    Telephone: 020 8947 5260

    Description: Contact a Family offers support, advice and information to parents and carers of children with any special need or disability as well as professionals working with families.

  • Customer Care (formerly PALS Wandsworth)

    Postal address: Customer Care Team, Wandsworth CCG, 73 Upper Richmond Road, East Putney, London, SW15 2SR

    Telephone: 020 8812 6600

    Description: Customer Care provides patients, carers and their families with free, confidential advice, information and support.

  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

    Wandsworth Supervisory Body, The DOLS Office, Wandsworth Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street, London, SW18 2PU

    Telephone: 020 8871 8701

    Description: The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) provide protection for people who lack the mental capacity to make a decision for themselves about their care or treatment in hospitals or residential and nursing homes.