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Ageing Without Children
1 in 5 people over the age of 50 doesn’t have children by choice or circumstance. By 2030 2 million people will be over the age of 65 without adult children and yet in all the many debates and discussions on ageing, it has been almost completely overlooked. For all those who have never been able to have children, whose children have died or moved away, who never wanted children, who are estranged from their children…the question is
“Who will speak up for me and lend a hand when I can no longer cope on my own?”
100 Best Blogs for Disabled People and Carers
If you want to read some truly inspiring personal stories and insightful, practical articles relating to disability and getting older you’re in the right place. We’ve scoured the internet to find the 100 best blogs for disabled people and carers.
Buy With Confidence
Search the Buy With Confidence register for traders meeting your requirements, showing the distance from your home. All the businesses on this website have been vetted and approved by Trading Standards to ensure that they operate in a legal, honest and fair way.
Carers Bucks is an independent charity established in 2004 to support unpaid, family carers in Buckinghamshire. We are part of the Carers Trust Network, which has Carers Centres around the UK. Our main office is in Aylesbury and we work closely with our sister charity Carers Milton Keynes.
Address: Carers Bucks, Ardenham Court, Oxford Road, Aylesbury HP19 8HT
For 30 years Enrych has supported adults with a disability to live the most active and independent lives possible. We achieve this through our amazing Enrych volunteers, and our PA service (in certain areas).
Address: Enrych Buckinghamshire, PO Box 985, Aylesbury HP22 9JW
Beth Waters 07710 619458 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jenny Dorney-Savage 07511 142268 email@example.com
Care and Support Jargon Buster
The Care and Support Jargon Buster is a plain English guide to the most commonly used social care words and phrases and what they mean. The definitions are plain English rather than legal, and were developed and tested by a steering group that included people who use services, carers, representatives from local authorities, information providers and key stakeholders from across the social care sector.
seAp is an independent charity that provides free independent and confidential advocacy services. We provide independent advocacy services to help resolve issues or concerns you may have about your health and wellbeing or your health and social care services. Our aim is to ensure that:
- You are in control of decisions which are made about you
- Your experiences, views, wishes and feelings are heard
- You can contribute to improving the health and care services you use
Address: seAp Hastings PO Box 375, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 9HU
Seniors Social CIC
Seniors Social CIC is a small social enterprise, based in Micklefield, High Wycombe which runs a varied programme of activities throughout the year. Their aim is to keep client numbers low to ensure that people feel valued while striving to make Seniors Social a family and friendly place; a real home from home offering a personalised service.
Address: Seniors Social CIC c/o Micklefield Community Centre, Centre Approach, Micklefield Road, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP13 7FY
Tel: 07598 506492
(Bucks Service User and Carer Organisation)
SUCO is an independent charity, created and led by disabled people and carers. Its aim is to campaign for better services for service users and carers locally and to represent their views and concerns. In particular it is focused on influencing the design and delivery of Adult Social Care Services and on recruiting and supporting people to do this.
Address: Bucks SUCO, Ground Floor, Ardenham Court, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. HP19 8HT
Tel: 0300 777 2711
Email: Through this contact us page
Voices & Choices CIO
The White Hill Centre, White Hill
Chesham, Bucks. HP5 1AG
Tel: 01494 784566
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