The first step is to contact your council. Find out if you might qualify for their support, and what you can expect from them in our factsheet:
Assessment and care services from your local council in England
The Care Act became law in England on 14 May 2014 and affects anyone who has care needs. We have put together a factsheet that explains all the changes, when they will happen and who they will affect.
Download The Care Act Factsheet
Just a month after losing his beloved wife, 88-year-old Ron had a fall which left him completely immobile. Ron became very lonely but, fortunately, got in touch with Independent Age and has since found good friends in his volunteer visitors and their families.
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