Useful Information

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  • Useful Information

    • A Guide to UK-based Free Mental Health Helplines Compiled by Cassiobury Court you are signposted to the various free helplines that exist for people suffering from mental health issues. After you have read this guide, you will be in a better position when deciding which particular helpline or helplines
    • Is a care home resource in the UK, featuring the most comprehensive, trusted and detailed database of UK care homes and suppliers to the UK care industry.
    • Disabled Living Foundation (DFL) A national charity that provides free, impartial advice about all types of equipment to older and disabled people, their carers and families. From stairlifts to walk-in baths, jar openers to tap turners, bathseats to walking sticks, the DLF can help you f
    • Foundation For People With Learning Disabilities: Promote the rights, quality of life and opportunities of people with learning disabilities and their families. Website contains a very useful Wordbank and some quite extensive links to other websites.
    • Guide2care Is a free to access, comprehensive one stop shop guide for information and resources, specifically for elderly health care.
    • Institute of Conflict Management (ICM) The ICM was set up with the support of the Health and Safety Executive in 2000. It has a remit to set and monitor standards in managing work related violence, to educate trainers and provide them with high standards to operate to, and to educate training
    • Joint improvement team JIT The Joint Improvement Team (JIT) is a uniquely positioned strategic improvement partnership between the Scottish Government, NHSScotland, COSLA (Convention of Scottish Local Authorities) and the Third, Independent and Housing Sectors
    • Migrant Workers Website Is now live at under the title ‘working in GB from overseas’ guidance for employers and workers. The pages for workers have been translated into several languages, and in English. Advice, guidance and sources of further information and help are accessib
    • National Association for Providers of Activities for Older People. (NAPA): is a registered charity and membership organisation for all those interested in increasing activity opportunities for older people in care settings.
    • Publication: Health and Safety at Work Essential reading for the specialist or site manager, HSW magazine provides incisive news reports and insight into topical occupational health and safety issues. HSW keeps you on the right side of the law and ensures your workers are not exposed to unnece
    • Skills For Care Working in consultation with carers, employers and service users, Skills for Care aims to modernise adult social care in England, by ensuring qualifications and standards continually adapt to meet the changing needs of people who use care services.
    • Suzy Lamplugh Trust The only UK charity entirely devoted to providing everyone in society with the practical support and personal safety guidance they need to reduce their fear of crime and develop skills and strategies for keeping themselves safe
    • Trades Unions Most trades unions provide services and information to their members, which includes health and safety. Some of this is under the auspices of the TUC who have a section labelled Health and Safety.
    • Unison The public Service Union