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.
45 Records in Caring for someone filtered by Key words "advice and information".
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.
Parkinson's UK - Wandsworth Branch
Helpline, Parkinson's UK, 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London , SW1V 1EJ
Telephone: 0808 800 0303
Description: This service offers information, support, socialising and friendship to local people with Parkinson's, their families and carers.
Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) - St George's Hospital
PALS Office, St George's Hospital, Blackshaw Road, London, SW17 0QT
Telephone: 020 8725 2453
Description: The PALS team at St George's is a patient-friendly, easy to access service designed to provide a personal contact to assist patients, relatives and carers.
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.
Rethink Mental Illness
89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP
Telephone: Advice and general enquiries: 0300 5000 927 or 020 7840 3188
Description: Rethink Mental Illness is a national voluntary organisation which campaigns on behalf of, and provides support to, people with a severe mental illness, their family and carers.
101 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9LG
Telephone: 0300 330 9256 voice or 0300 330 9252 textphone
Description: Sense is a national charity that supports and campaigns for adults and children who are deafblind.
The Court of Protection
PO Box 70185, First Avenue House, 42-49 High Holborn, London, WC1A 9JA
Telephone: 0300 456 4600 (outside of office hours call 020 7947 6000 for emergency applications only)
Description: The Court of Protection makes decisions on applications which involve people who lack mental capacity.
The Disability Law Service
The Foundry, 17 Oval Way, London , SE11 5RR
Telephone: 020 7791 9800 (advice line), 020 7791 9801 (textphone/minicom)
Description: The Disability Law Service is a national registered charity that provides confidential and independent legal advice for disabled adults, their families and carers.
The Mental Capacity Act 2005
Description: The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) is a law that makes it clear what happens when someone is unable to make a decision or decisions, and it provides protection and support for people in these situations.
The Money Advice Service
The Money Advice Service, Holborn Centre, 120 Holborn, London, EC1N 2TD
Telephone: 0800 138 7777or Typetalk: 18001 0300 500 5000
Description: The Money Advice Service is a free, independent advice service which was set up by the government - it provides advice about many things, including about care, planning for the future, and funding and paying for care.