Age UK – Essex Branch
Tel: 01245 345106
Provides information on issues affecting older people and their carers.
Alzheimer’s Society – Essex Branch
Tel: 01245 260911
Promotes knowledge and understanding of dementia, develops quality in care services to support people with dementia, their families and their carers
Care Quality Commission (CQC)
Tel: 03000 616161
A national organisation responsible for inspecting and regulating care services
Guide to over 21,000 care homes
Carer Support – Essex Branch
Tel: 01255 474410
Give expert advice, information and support to people caring for others
Changes to care and support
Providing details of changes to care and support from April 2016
Tel: 0808 808 7777
Committed to improving quality of life for all people affected by dementia.
Elderly Accommodation Counsel
Helps people make decisions about where to live and any support or care they need
Essex Social Services
Tel: 08457 430430
Tel: 0800 319 6789
Advice for people over 60, their friends and families
Care and support guide
Advice Line: 0808 8000303
Provides support, advice and information to people living with Parkinson’s, their carers, families and friends
Society of Later Life Advisers (SOLLA)
Tel: 0333 202 0454
Assist consumers and their families in finding trusted accredited financial advisers who understand financial needs in later life.
Solicitors for the Elderly
Tel: 0844 567 6173
A national association of solicitors, barristers and legal executives providing, and promoting, a range of legal services for older people.