Useful Information...

You may find some of the information below useful.

Contact Us

National Organisations


Age UK - 0800 0556112

Carers UK - 0808 8087777

Alzheimer's Society - 0115 9343800 and 0300 2221122

Macmillan Cancer Support

89 Albert Embankment



0207 8407840 and 0808 8080000

The Mental Health Foundation - 0207 8031100

Mind - 0300 1233393

Multiple Sclerosis Society - 0808 8008000

National Aids Helpline - 0800 567123

National Drugs Helpline - 0300 1236600

Parkinson's Disease Society - 0808 8000303

Saneline - 0300 3047000

Care Quality Commission 03000 616161

Police Non Emergency Number 101


Local Organisations


Age UK - 0115 8440011

Alzheimer's Disease Society - 0115 8403830

Carers Federation - 0115 9629310

Nottingham City Social Care - 0300 1310300

Gedling Social Care - 0115 8546000

Nottingham Mencap - 0115 9209524

Rushcliffe CVS - 0115 9699060

Advocacy - POWHER - 0300 4562370


Carers Trust Midlands -

Notts and Derbys - 0115 9628920

Leics and Northants - 01455 560046


Useful Links


Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimer’s Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.


CQC – Care Quality Commission

The CQC regulate, inspect and review all adult social care services in the public, private and voluntary sectors in England.


Carer's Allowance

You can now claim Carer’s Allowance online as well as contact them for claim forms and decisions made on claims.


Carers Direct

Carers Direct – information, advice and support for carers.


Carers Together

Carers Together is a mentoring project, funded by the Big Lottery Fund and delivered by TimeBank & Carers UK. It is a free online support service for carers where you can chat online, privately & securely, to a trained volunteer with caring experience


Carers Trust

Carers Trust is a new charity formed by the merger of The Princess Royal Trust for Carers and Carers Trust East Midlands Care in April 2012. Carers Trust works to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring and unpaid carers


Carers UK

Carers UK is the voice of carers and the leading campaigning, policy and information organisation for carers. Carers Line 0808 808 7777.


Carers Week

An annual week-long event to raise the profile of Carers and the public’s awareness of them.


Carers' Hub

The Carers’ Hub is a resource for all those looking to commission and develop personalised services for carers.


Citizens Advice Bureau

The Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) has a network of advice centres across the UK. They offer advice on a wide range of subjects from housing and health, to debt and consumer issues.


Contact a Family

Contact a Family is a UK-wide charity providing support, advice and information for families with disabled children.


Counselling Directory

This is a free, confidential service that will hopefully encourage those in distress to seek help. The website also contains a number of sections on emotional disorders and provides some useful statistics.



Information for disabled people and carers. Directgov provides a single point of online access to government services and information – including employment, financial support, rights, education, independent living and much more.


Macmillan – Cancer Support

Macmillan are a source of support, helping with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need.


Nottingham City Council

Information on services and help offered through Nottingham City Council


ParentlinePlus – Help for Parents

Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life.



An independent information, support and parental involvement network run by parents for parents.


Power of Attorney

Information on the different types of Power of Attorney, how to register and other advice.


Riprap – Young Carers of People with Cancer

Especially for teenagers who have a parent with cancer. In riprap, you can learn more about cancer and its treatment and through individual stories you can see how this might affect you and your family.



VoiceAbility, formerly Speaking Up, supports and empowers people with learning difficulties, disabilities and mental health problems to speak up for themselves. Tel: 01223 555800.


We provide premium quality care and support services in your own home.

Extra Help Care Limited

Unit 1 Lenton Business Centre, Lenton Boulevard, Nottingham, NG7 2BY

Telephone: 0115 978 2755

Mobile: 07534 371 422


Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm


For your peace of mind we are regulated by the Care Quality Commission