Respite care in Northern Ireland- other useful resources
Useful organisations and more information on respite care for carers and people with dementia.
3 Lower Crescent
Belfast BT7 1NR
0808 808 7575
Provides information and advice for older people in Northern Ireland.
58 Howard Street
Belfast BT1 6JP
0808 808 7777 (Adviceline, Monday–Friday 10am–4pm)
Charity that provides information and advice to carers about their rights, and how to access support.
Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)
Your local CAB can provide information and advice in confidence or point you in the right direction. To find your nearest CAB look in the phone book, ask at your local library or look on the Citizens advice website (above). Opening times vary.
The Law Centre
124 Donegall Street
Belfast BT1 2GY
028 9024 4401
028 9023 9938 (textphone)
Western Area Office
9 Clarendon Street
Londonderry BT48 7EP
028 7126 2433
The Law Centre provides a legal service in specific areas of law to people on low incomes who live or work in Northern Ireland.
Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA)
9th Floor Riverside Tower
5 Lanyon Place
Belfast BT1 3BT
028 9051 7500
The RQIA is the independent regulator of health and social care in Northern Ireland. The RQIA carries out inspections of care services which can be accessed via their website.
0808 802 2000 (helpline 9am–8pm Monday to Friday)
Charity that provides information and support about accessing welfare benefits, grants and other financial help.
Further information and resources
Last updated: May 2015