The MyLiferaft Resources
This section has been created to give you access to a large selection of external websites that we feel could offer relevant support, practical information and informed comment.
Whether you are looking for your local cinema to find out if they have wheelchair access, information on support groups on a wide range of topics or access to Government and NHS websites, the MyLiferaft Resources can help.
Enter a keyword below to search for a topic or click on the letters below i.e. if you are looking for links on Accessibility, click on the letter A.
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Care At Home
Reception: 08000 807 891
Specialist, full-time, live in care for those that need support with daily living, yet who want to maintain their dignity and independence and continue living in the comfort and safety of their own home.
We provide expert, independent care and benefits advice to give you real choice and control over where you live and the support that you receive.
Carers Rights (Carers UK)
Advice Line: 0808 808 7777
The Carers UK Carers Rights Guide covers your rights as a carer and where to go for financial or practical help in England
Carers Training (Edinburgh & Lothian)
0131 622 6666
Training, learning, social and leisure activities for carers who live or care for a family member, partner or friend in Edinburgh and Lothian.
National Office: 0844 800 4361
A world where the role and contribution of unpaid carers is recognised and they have access to the quality support and services they need to live their own lives
Advice Line: 0808 808 7777
The UK's only national membership charity for carers, Carers UK is both a support network and a movement for change.
Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK.
Caring for someone with dementia: a guide
This guide intended for carers of those with dementia covers what exactly dementia is & the best approaches to providing treatment to those it affects.
Compare All Care
Compare All Care is the online directory and resource covering health, child and social care providers here in the UK. We are a small team who are passionate and committed to improving quality in the sector.
My Home Touch
0207 148 6746
Whether you are looking for a trusted companion at home or need urgent live in care after hospital, our experienced team of NHS doctors and healthcare professionals can assist you with finding the right match.
Social Care Institute for Excellence
General Enquiries: 020 7766 7400
The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) is a leading improvement support agency and independent charity, working with the care and support sector in the UK. We co-produce our work with people who use services and carers.
020 3813 9435
Elderly Care: A Guide for Families New to Caring If you’re newly responsible for finding elderly care for a family member or friend, it can be difficult to know where to start.
020 8772 9900
Young people share their experiences with the mental health system in the UK, and how important it is to have access to local Youth Information, Advice and Counselling Services (YIACS).
MyLiferaft do not link to external sites in return for cash, services or any other consideration in kind. We are not responsible for the content of these external websites and their inclusion in this list is not an endorsement of the website or the site owner’s products or services. MyLiferaft is currently a UK-based product and therefore only features UK-based resources.