Useful Resources

The following are a list of useful websites, many of whom are registered charities, who provide support and advice to older people and their families and carers.
  • Age UK Age UK is the country’s leading charity for older people and provides a range of information and advice.
  • Alzheimer’s Society Alzheimer’s Society is one of the UK’s leading dementia charities. They campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia today.
  • Cheshire East Flexible Transport Services Cheshire East Council’s Flexible Transport service is a ‘demand responsive’ transport solution which provides an alternative means of travel for older and disabled people so that they may access their nearest village or town for essential services.
  • Dementia UK Dementia UK is a charity that provides support care for families affected by all forms of dementia – including Alzheimer’s disease.
  • East Surrey Dial-a-Ride East Surrey Dial-A-Ride is a registered charity that, for over three decades, has been proudly providing a door-to-door transport service for people who have difficulty using public transport due to a disability or old age.
  • Independent Age Independent Age is a UK charity that provides older people and their families with free and impartial advice on the issues such as care and support, money and benefits, health and mobility.
  • Macmillan Cancer Support Macmillan Cancer Support is one of the largest UK charities and provides specialist health care, information and financial support to people affected by cancer.
  • National Bereavement Service The National Bereavement Service (NBS) offers bereavement advice and guidance for those in need of support following the death of a loved one.