Advanced Parkinson's - useful contacts
The organisations below can provide help and information to people in the advanced stages of Parkinson's, or those who care for them.
This charity offers information and support to older people.
Care and research charity for people with Alzheimer's and other dementias, their families and carers. Covers England, Northern Ireland and Wales.
A charity helping people with dementia and their carers and families in Scotland.
A UK-wide organisation that provides information and advice on a range of symptoms and conditions related to the bladder and bowel.
Care and Repair
A charity set up to improve the housing and living conditions of older people and disabled people.
A national charity that exists to make it easier for carers to cope by providing information, support and practical help.
This charity provides information and advice about caring alongside practical and emotional support for carers.
Information and support for carers in Northern Ireland.
A charity providing home-based respite through short breaks or longer periods of support for carers, and personal care for people living alone across Scotland.
This organisation works to ensure that people with disabilities in Northern Ireland attain their full rights as citizens, by supporting inclusion, influencing government policy and changing attitudes in partnership with disabled people.
A charity giving impartial advice and information on daily living aids, including mobility equipment.
Provides people with disabilities with information on their rights and benefits. There's a charge for their Disability Rights Handbook, but this is reduced for people claiming benefit.
A website led by the National Council for Palliative Care. Includes practical and emotional advice, templates for Advance Decisions, plus a community forum.
Hospice at Home aims to enable people with advanced illness to be cared for at home, and to die at home if that is their wish.
The UK charity for hospice care.
A national charity providing information, advice and support services for older people. It also produces publications, such as the Care Home Handbook.
Provides relationship counselling and support services, delivered at 400 locations, by phone and online. The organisation also offers a live web chat service where you can talk to a relationship or family counsellor for up to 30 minutes for free.
Provides information and advice on care homes (fees, standards, complaints etc), as well as a 'listening ear' for those with emotional concerns.