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List of carers' charities
A list of organisations useful to those needing care or their carers.

Help the Aged
Tel: 0808 800 6565 (SeniorLine - Britain)
Tel: 0808 808 7575 (SeniorLine - Northern Ireland)
Email: info@helptheaged.org.uk

Age Concern
Tel: 0800 00 99 66 (Help line)

Alzheimer's Society
If you have concerns about Alzheimer's disease or about any other form of dementia, the Alzheimer's Society national helpline can provide information, support, guidance and referrals to other appropriate organisations.

Callers speak to trained helpline advisers. Calls to the helpline are confidential and callers do not have to give their name.

The helpline is open from 8.30am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday. The number to dial is 0845 300 0336

Carers UK
T: 0808 808 7777 (help line - open Wednesday and Thursday only between 10.00am and 12.00pm, and between 2.00pm and 4.00pm)

Counsel and Care
Counsel and Care is a charity giving advice and information to older people, their relatives and carers across the UK.
T: 0845 300 7585 (advice line)

The Princess Royal Trust for Carers
email: info@carers.org
Tel: (020) 7480 7788 (advice line)

Relatives and Residents Association
Looking for support and information about care homes? Try the helpline.
Tel: 020 7359 8136
Monday - Friday 9:00-4.30pm

Royal College of Nursing

See associated links

Carers - Department of Health

See associated links

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