Assessment for care and support in Wales - useful resources
Find out more about organisations that can help when thinking about an assessment for care and support in Wales.
- Assessment for care and support in Wales
- Support for people with dementia in Wales: the care needs assessment
- Carers' assessments in Wales
- Financial assessment for carers in Wales
- Care and support plans in Wales
- Reviews and complaints in Wales
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Assessment for care and support in Wales
Age Cymru provides information and advice for older people in Wales.
Care Inspectorate Wales
0300 790 0126
The Care Inspectorate reviews local authority social services and regulates and inspects care settings and agencies across Wales.
Carers Trust Wales
Carers Trust works to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring for a family member or friend.
Carers UK gives advice, information and support about caring. This includes information on how to access support.
Citizens Advice Cymru
0800 702 2020 (Advicelink, 9am–5pm Monday–Friday)
Citizens Advice provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. Trained Citizens Advice advisers can offer information on finances 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.
Disability Rights UK
GOV.UK is the website for information and services from the UK government, including information about paying for care.
Independent Age provides an information and advice service for older people, their families and carers, focusing on social care, welfare benefits and befriending services. It also offers local support, including one-to-one and group befriending schemes.
Public Services Ombudsman for Wales
0300 790 0203
Public Services Ombudsman for Wales is an independent organisation that investigates complaints about public services, and independent care providers, and looks for a resolution.
Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE)
Solicitors for the Elderly is a specialist group of lawyers who support older and vulnerable people.
Last reviewed: July 2019
Next review due: July 2022
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: Claire Davis, Partner, Howells Solicitors; member of Solicitors for the Elderly and Alison Tarrant, PhD Researcher, Cardiff Law School, Cardiff University
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