Respite care in Wales - useful resources

Useful organisations and more information about respite care for carers and people with dementia.

Useful organisations

Age Cymru

Telephone
0300 303 44 98 (advice line, 9am–4pm Monday–Friday)

Email
[email protected]

Website
www.ageuk.org.uk/cymru 

Age Cymru aims to improve later life for everyone through information and advice, services, campaigns, products, training and research.

Care Inspectorate Wales

Telephone
0300 7900 126

Email
[email protected]

Website
www.careinspectorate.wales

Care Inspectorate Wales regulates, inspects and reviews all adult social care services in the public, private and voluntary sectors in Wales.

Carers Trust

Telephone
0300 772 9702

Email
[email protected]

Website
www.carers.org 

Carers Trust works to improve support services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.

Carers Wales

Telephone
0808 808 7777 (helpline, 9am–6pm Monday–Friday)

Email
[email protected]

Website
www.carerswales.org

Carers Wales provides information and advice about caring, alongside practical and emotional support for carers.

Citizens Advice

Telephone
0800 702 2020 (advice line, 9am–5pm Monday–Friday)

Website
www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Your local Citizens Advice can provide information and advice in confidence or point you in the right direction to further sources of support. Trained Citizens Advice advisers can offer information on benefits in a way that is easy to understand. To find your nearest Citizens Advice, look in the phone book, ask at your local library or look on the website. Opening times vary.

Review details

Our information is based on evidence and need, and is regularly updated using quality-controlled processes. It is reviewed by experts in health and social care and people affected by dementia. 

Reviewed by: Nick Andrews, Research and Practice Development Officer, Wales School for Social Care Research, Swansea University, and Valerie Billingham, Health and Care Lead Older People’s Commissioner for Wales

This information has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia.

To give feedback on this information, or for a list of sources, please contact [email protected]

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