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Here are some links to other websites that we think you and your family may find useful.


Adult Safeguarding

Information on protecting vulnerable adults, reporting abuse and suspicions of abuse.

Visit the Adult Safeguarding website


Age UK

The national Age UK site has information and latest news about issues affecting older people.

Visit the Age UK website


Alzheimer’s Society

National charity leading the fight against dementia.

Visit the Alzheimer's Society website


Better Caring

Information about residential and nursing care homes.

Visit the Better Caring website


Care Quality Commission

Search for care homes and care services.

Visit the Care Quality Commission website


Checkatrade Service

A free service listing 17,483 recommended, vetted and monitored trades and service providers.

Visit the website


Dementia Action Alliance

Dementia Action Alliance brings together organisations and individuals across England committed to improving health and social care outcomes for people living with dementia, and those who care for them.

Visit the Dementia Action Alliance website


Government website

Details of public services including benefits, home, caring, disablility, pensions, health and more.

Visit the Direct Gov website


Healthwatch Suffolk

You can help to improve health and social care in Suffolk with Healthwatch Suffolk. It has the role to listen and the power to shape and improve care in the county. Healthwatch Suffolk can make a difference but it needs your views as evidence to challenge services or encourage good practice.

Visit the Healthwatch Suffolk Feedback Centre now to rate and review your care


Housing Care

Housing information for older people.

Visit the Housing Care website


Ipswich Disabled Advice Bureau

Providing free confidential advice, information & advocacy.

Visit the Ipswich Disabled Advice Bureau website


Ipswich Shopmobility

Ipswich Shopmobility provides free hand-propelled, electric wheelchairs and electric scooters to enable people to shop and use other facilities in Ipswich town centre.

Visit the Ipswich Shopmobility website 


Rural Coffee Caravan Project

 The Coffee Caravan Project visits rural communities, equipped with coffee, tea, and cakes, along with information about organisations and services available for older people.   

Visit the Rural Coffee Caravan Project website


Sensing Change

Creating opportunities for people with sight and hearing loss.

Visit the Sensing Change website


Suffolk County Council

Adult and Community Services for older people in Suffolk.

Visit the Suffolk County Council website 


Suffolk Family Carers

Local charity offering information, support and advocacy for family carers in Suffolk.

Visit the Suffolk Family Carers website


Suffolk Fostering & Adoption Agency

There are around 750 children in care in Suffolk. These children deserve a permanent home.

Visit the Suffolk Fostering and Adoption website


Suffolk LGB&T Network

An opportunity to meet and network with other LGB&T people.

Visit the Suffolk LGB&T Network website


Suffolk Mind

Suffolk Mind work to improve the mental health of people across the county.

Visit the Suffolk Mind website


Suffolk on Board

Suffolk passenger transport information from Suffolk County Council.

Visit the Suffolk on Board website 


Suffolk Information Partnership 

The Suffolk Information Partnership is a network of organisations supporting people in Suffolk with information and services around care, health and wellbeing. Age UK Suffolk is a member.

Visit the Suffolk Information Partnership website.


Suffolk Recovery Network

Local drug and alcohol service offering support to Suffolk residents, provided by Turning Point.

Visit the Suffolk Recovery Network website.


Wellbeing Suffolk 

Wellbeing Suffolk is a new look service which launched in September 2016 to offer a range of support and interventions to people of all ages with low mood, anxiety and depression. The service provides holistic, specially tailored services for both children and adults, close to where people live and before their problems become too great.

Visit the Wellbeing Suffolk website