Useful Links

Below are links to some of the sites we are affiliated with or sites that we think may help you with your enquiries into the appropriate care for your loved one.

Care Quality Commission

The independent regulator of health and social care in England.
www.cqc.org.uk

 

Food Standards Agency

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is responsible for food safety and food hygiene across the UK.
www.food.gov.uk

 

Dignity In Care

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is responsible for food safety and food hygiene across the UK.
www.dignityincare.org.uk/Dignity_in_Care_news/Success_stories/?parent=5647&child=8015

 

NHS Choices

Official website of the English NHS.
www.nhs.uk/services/careproviders/overview/defaultview.aspx?id=70862

 

Six Step to Success – The North West End of Life Care Programme

The programme aims to enhance end of life care through facilitating organisational change and
supporting staff to develop their roles around end of life care.
www.cmscnsenate.nhs.uk/strategic-clinical-network/our-networks/palliative-and-end-life-care/sixsteps-sucess-end-life-care/care-homes/

 

Social Care Commitment

The Social Care Commitment is the adult social care sector’s promise to provide people who need care and support with high quality services.
www.thesocialcarecommitment.org.uk

 

Care Aware

Care Aware is a non profit making public information, advisory and advocacy service specialising in elderly care funding advice in the UK.
www.careaware.co.uk

 

Age UK

Age UK are the UK’s largest charity working with older people. Providing information, advice and support to help more older people love later life.

Read or print a copy of their care home checklist by clicking on the link below.
www.ageuk.org.uk/home-and-care/care-homes/care-home-checklist/location-and-building

 

Care Home

Carehome provides a guide to over 2100 nursing and residential care homes in the UK. See Bickham House on Carehome by clicking on the link below.
www.carehome.co.uk/carehome.cfm/searchazref/10003509BICA