Caring for someone
All services for carers
You are viewing all of the services and organisations in the caring for someone category. You might not think of yourself as a carer - you may see yourself as family, as a friend or a neighbour. But if you're helping to look after someone unpaid, because they are frail, ill, have a disability or another problem then you're a carer.
There are different ways you can be supported to help you cope with caring. You might need to take a break and take some time out to look after yourself. You may be able to get some benefits if you are a carer. There are support groups as well, and different ways to meet other carers, in person or online. If you're not sure where to start or what help is available, you could get in touch with Wandsworth Carer's Centre or adult social services.
12 Records in Caring for someone filtered by Client group "older people".
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.
Aid for the Aged in Distress (AFTAID)
AFTAID, 9 Bonhill Street, London, EC2A 4PE
Telephone: 0870 803 1950
Description: This registered charity provides emergency grants to help elderly people in need or distress.
Assessments for care and support
Department of Education and Social Services, Customer Centre, Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street, Wandsworth, London, SW18 2PU
Description: If you are an adult living in Wandsworth and you appear to need care and support, we can offer you an assessment of your care and support needs.
Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC)
3rd Floor, Camelford House, 89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP
Telephone: 0800 377 7070 (FirstStop advice line)
Description: The EAC is a national charity that aims to help older people make informed choices about their housing and care needs.
Forum of Mobility Centres
The Forum of Mobility Centres, c/o Providence Chapel, Warehorne, Ashford, Kent, TN26 2JX
Telephone: 0800 559 3636
Description: The Forum of Mobility Centres is a network of independent organisations that support people who have difficulty driving or accessing a car or motor vehicle.
Money matters - Age UK
Description: You can find information and advice on the Age UK website on issues such as pensions, tax, consumer issues and the different benefits you could claim.
Motability Operations, City Gate House, 22 Southwark Bridge Road, London, SE1 9HB
Telephone: 0300 456 4566 (Telephone) or 0300 037 0100 (Minicom/textphone)
Description: Motability is a charity that has overall responsibility for the Motability Scheme, which helps disabled people to lease a new car, powered wheelchair or scooter.
Papworth Trust, Bernard Sunley Centre, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, CB23 3RG
Telephone: 0800 952 5000, or by text message (SMS) on 07860 021210
Description: Papworth Trust is a charity that supports disabled people and their carers with a range of services and advice.
Relatives and Residents Association
The Relatives & Residents Association, 1 The Ivories, 6-18 Northampton Street, London, N1 2HY
Telephone: 020 7359 8136 (Monday - Friday 9:30 - 4:30pm)
Description: This association supports people by giving them the information and guidance they need to make confident and informed choices – whether about choosing a care home, paying for care, adjusting to being in care, or complaining about the quality of care they, or a relative or friend, are receiving.
Tooting Neighbourhood Centre
28 Glenburnie Road, Tooting, London, SW17 7PY
Telephone: 020 8767 1619
Description: Tooting Neighbourhood Centre offers services and support for the local community, such as home care, respite for carers, a mental health club, and other help for older and disabled people.