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We have listed below the contact details for several organisations that you may find to be useful if you are looking for more specialist information than we have on this website.
Lambeth and Southwark Older People's Information Directory
A directory containing details of services and support for older people. There are also key documents available to download from organisations like Age UK and the local Councils.
Action on Elder Abuse
A national organisation providing a free helpline for anyone concerned about abuse of older people.
Tel: 0808 808 8141
A national organisation that provides information and support to the families and carers of people affected by dementia.
Tel: 0300 222 11 22
The government website that provides information on public services including benefits, jobs, the environment, pensions and health services.
The organisation that regulates all solicitors in England and Wales. You can contact them to find a local solicitor.
Tel: 020 7242 1222
An organisation providing information and guidance on mental capacity issues.
Tel: 020 7803 1100
A mental health charity that can provide information on mental capacity issues.
Tel: 0300 123 3393
A government department that provides online information and guidance about setting up a Lasting Power of Attorney.
Office of the Public Guardian
For information about making a Lasting Power of Attorney or about applying to the Court of Protection.
Tel: 0300 456 0300
Textphone: 0115 934 2778
Older Carers Peer Support Group
Tel: 020 7501 8973
A website and a free helpline for people suffering from all kinds of addiction.
Tel: 0800 088 66 86
Solicitors for the Elderly
An independent national organisation of solicitors who specialise in a wide range of legal issues affecting older people. Contact it for help in finding a solicitor.
Tel: 0844 567 6173
Which? Elderly Care
Free, independent and practical advice about caring for older people across the UK.
Tel: 01992 822800