This page provides information and links about social care for older people.
Wealden Senior Citizens' Partnership
The Wealden Senior Citizens' Partnership (WSCP) is a focus group for older people with the object of promoting the interests and welfare of senior citizens in Wealden.
The main function of the Partnership is to put forward a positive view of senior citizens in society and to help older people enjoy an active and independent life. Complete the WSCP contact form if you would like to become a member, be added to their newsletter mailing list and be kept informed of future events.
Age Concern (external link) is the UK's largest organisation working with and for older people. They provide vital local services as well as influencing public opinion and government. Every day they are in touch with thousands of older people enabling them to make more of life.
Local Age Concern charities offer a wide range of activities and services. They all offer support through a variety of services, dependent on their size and local need. Find your local Age Concern.
The Age Positive is a government initiative which promotes the benefits of employing a mixed-age workforce that includes older and younger people.
The Alzheimer's Society provides advice and support to people with dementia and their carers.
For carers, voluntary organisations and others, related to the national strategy for Caring about Carers, and providing Useful web links.
Help the Aged
A leading national charity for older people
Helps older people on low incomes to live with dignity and peace of mind
Compare Care Homes
Compare Care Homes (external link) is a free to use online care home comparison tool that covers over 24,000 care homes in the United Kingdom. The website allows users to search a database of care homes in order to view up to date information on these homes, enabling people to make informed decisions about each care home, and whether the services offered are appropriate for the person going into care. The site also allows users to view the availability of care homes and places.