Assessment for care and support in England

10. Useful organisations

Age UK

Tavis House
1-6 Tavistock Square
London WC1H 9NA

T 0800 169 8787 (general enquiries)
0800 169 6565 (advice line)
E contact@ageuk.org.uk
W www.ageuk.org.uk

Provides information and advice for older people in the UK.

Care Quality Commission

National Correspondence
Citygate
Gallowgate
Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4WH

T 03000 616161
E enquiries@cqc.org.uk
W www.cqc.org.uk

Regulates, inspects and reviews all adult social care services in the public, private and voluntary sectors in England.

Carers Trust

32-36 Loman Street
London SE1 0EH

T 0844 800 4361
E info@carers.org
W www.carers.org

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

Carers UK

20 Great Dover Street
London SE1 4LX

T 0808 808 7777 (free carers' line, Wednesday and Thursday
10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm)
E info@carersuk.org
W www.carersuk.org
www.carersuk.org/forums (online discussion forum)

Provides information and advice to carers about their rights and how to access support.

GOV.UK website

W www.gov.uk
www.gov.uk/find-your-local-council (site to find your local council)

Local Government Ombudsman

PO Box 4771
Coventry CV4 0EH

T 0300 061 0614
E advice@lgo.org.uk
W www.lgo.org.uk

Independent organisation that investigates complaints about councils and care providers and looks for a resolution.