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

24 Records in Advice and information filtered by Client group "older people".

  • 50+ Restart

    91-93 Moyser Road, London, SW16 6SJ

    Telephone: 020 8785 2142

    Description: This is an advice, activities and support group for older people that takes place every Monday from 12 midday to 4.

  • 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.

  • Age UK Wandsworth - Be-a-friend service

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

    Telephone: 020 8877 8957

    Description: The Be-a-Friend Service is for older people that live on their own and have difficulty getting out, who may benefit from more social contact in their home.

  • Furzedown Project

    91-93 Moyser Road, London, SW16 6SJ

    Telephone: 020 8677 4283

    Description: The Furzedown Project offers a meeting place for older people and aims to prevent social isolation amongst older people.

  • Help at home - AgeUK

    Description: Age UK provide comprehensive and impartial information and advice from on how to get help with everything from personal care to home security.

  • Hestia Age Activity Centre

    966 Garratt Lane, London, SW17 0ND

    Telephone: 020 8767 8426

    Description: The Hestia Age Activity Centre in Tooting aims to help people aged 60 and over to stay active, healthy and independent.