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The Department of Health official website
The official gateway to National Health Service organisations on the Internet
NHS Direct is a telephone and web service providing confidential healthcare advice 24 hours a day
UK Online provides government information and services
Patient UK provides a wealth of information about health and diseases as well as search facilities for support groups and local health facilities and services
An extensive free database of social care information. Including research briefings, reports, government documents, journal articles and websites. Social Care Online is published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE).
British Brain and Spinal Foundation supports brain and spinal research.
Headway - The brain injury association
The Mental Health Foundation
A leading mental health charity
One of the most comprehensive websites on learning disabilities in the UK.
Mencap is the UK's leading learning disability charity working with people with a learning disability and their families and carers.
The organisation is committed to improving the quality of life of people with learning disabilities.
Age Concern has been helping older people across the UK for more than 60 years.
For support, information, advice and local services for those looking after someone with dementia.
For people with arthritis, helping to promote their health, well being and independence.
BASE (British Association for Service to the Elderly) provides education, training and consultancy services for those working with older people and other adults who need care or support.
A public information and advisory service specialising in the issues relating to long term care
The internet's unique guide to care and the rights of older people. Register for a free, regular e-newsletter
The website for the long term care sector.
An independent organisation promoting social policies that allow older people to achieve the full potential of their later years.
Guide to Care is a resource for carers of elderly people.
Provides practical support to help older people to lead independent lives, especially the frail, isolated and poor.
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Provides support for carers at carers' centres around the country.
Offers advice on benefits and services available to carers
Deafblind UK is a national charity which provides a range of support services to deafblind adults and their carers. It also campaigns on behalf of deafblind people.
A useful interactive information site on deafness and British Sign Language (BSL)
A charity that helps people with diabetes and supports diabetes research.
For information about your nearest Disabled Living Centres in the UK (40 in total).
Provides specialist advice for people with disabilities and their carers.
The Huntington’s Disease Association online.
Macmillan Cancer Relief is a UK charity supporting people with cancer
The Motor Neurone Disease Association’s website.
Offers information to people with MS and their friends, carers and family.
Provides help for people with Parkinson's Disease and their relatives.
Provides help on non-medical issues including mobility, education, employment, benefits, discrimination and housing.
Provides information, support and advice for anyone with a serious sight problem.
Provides information, residential care, interpreting service, training, special telephone service and environmental aids for deaf and hard of hearing people.
The UK's leading organisation working for people with deafblindness and associated disabilities.
A national charity that provides an advisory and information service for people who have had strokes, their families and carers.