This page contains useful links and other contact information for agencies and groups working in or supporting the same areas that Voices and Choices cover. If your organisation provides support, assistance or information to help people to remain in their own homes and you would like an entry on this page please contact us.
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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.
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
(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
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?”
Buy With Confidence
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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.
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