Support organisations

Age UK

Age Concern and Help the Aged are now Age UK. They provide information and advice for older people and their relatives about benefits, care, age discrimination and computer courses.

Airport Parking Disabled & Reduced Mobility Guide

The guide covers many aspects such as Flying with guide dogs, travelling with Autism, Visual Impairments, Travelling with breathing problems and much more.

Alzheimer’s Society

The UK’s leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. They provide information, advice and support services for people with dementia and their carers, and provide links to local branches.

The Carer

Tips and advice to all carers on getting help, everyday practicalities, accommodation, health issues, money matters and bereavement.

Carers UK

Provides information and advice to carers and campaigns on their behalf.

Counselling Directory

This website is a support network of UK counsellors and psychotherapists, with information on their training and experience, areas of counselling covered, fees and contact details. This service is free and confidential.

Dementia Oxfordshire

A partnership between three local charities who are bringing together their specialist expertise to develop and deliver a new Dementia Support Service for people of all ages in Oxfordshire.

Design for dementia

Information on a support forum for carers.

Helping Hands Emergency Care

Helping Hands specialises in providing rapid response emergency care for people who require help at home quickly; people being discharged from hospital after an operation, those who have been let down by their current care provider and those who have unexpected/unplanned illnesses, including end of life/palliative care requirements. We have many years experience of providing emergency care for both elderly people and young adults.

Independent Age

A national charity getting the best care and support for older people, their families and carers. They provide advice, information and financial support.

Rare Dementia Support

Rare Dementia Support (RDS) is a UK based charity that works to support people affected by five rare dementia conditions: Familial Alzheimer’s Disease (FAD), Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD), Familial Frontotemporal Dementia (fFTD), Posterior Cortical Atrophy (PCA), Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA).

Talking Point (Alzheimer's Society)

An on-line support group for anyone who is affected by dementia. It is a place to ask for advice, share information, join in discussions and feel supported.

Therapy Directory

An on-line guide providing information and the ability to search for the most suitable therapist.

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