Links for Caring Services
Worcestershire Association of
Worcestershire Association of Carers is run by and for carers. A
carer is someone who is looking after a family member, friend or
neighbour who is disabled, ill or frail. There are more than 50,000
carers in the whole of Worcestershire and in the region of 10,000
in the Worcester City area.
West Midlands Care
A non profit organisation, set up for the benefit of its members
and their residents/service users. Members of the association
provide quality care services for every area of Adult Care.
Barnardo’s transforms the lives of vulnerable children across the
UK. We believe we can bring out the best in every child whether the
issue is child poverty, sexual exploitation, disability and
Contact a Family.
Every day over sixty children in the UK are born or diagnosed with
a serious disability and the vast majority of them are cared for at
home. Contact a Family (CaF) is the only UK charity providing
support and advice to parents whatever the medical condition of
Mental health information from the Institute of Psychiatry, South
London and Maudsley NHS Trust and Rethink. The site currently deals
with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and is particularly suited
to carers, friends and family of anyone with a mental illness
The National Careline is a not for profit company offering
information about care and support for older people, their carers
and their families.
CSV is the UK's largest volunteering and training organisation. We
offer full time volunteering opportunities in the social care
sector UK wide.
CDF strengthens communities by ensuring the effective
of people in the decision making processes which affect their
Foster Care Associates.
FCA is the UK's largest Independent Fostering Agency
(IFA). We work in partnership with Local
Authorities & Trusts throughout England, Wales, Scotland
and Northern Ireland to provide the highest quality fostering
placements for children and young people.
- Care Choices -
Information about available care options and help to identify
relevant care providers.
- Care Quality Commission - Get
free, independent reports on the quality of your local homes and
care services to help you make an informed choice.
- Carewise -
Services and activities to support your care needs and general
- Counsel and Care
- National charity working with older people, their
families and carers to get the best care and support.
Disability Living Allowance - Information from
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The page is next due for review 13 November 2014.