Dementia Information & Support for Carers
DISC allow self-referals. They help prevent hospital admissions for dementia patients by doing direct referrals to:
- District nurses (to help with hygiene, incontinence, weight loss, pressure sores, SALT referral)
- Dieticians (to get fortisips etc)
- Occupational therapists ( to get aids in the house)
- Social services
- Emergency respite for carers
- Contact rapid response (to get emergency carers)
Telephone: 01215 336483
Disabled Living Foundation
Information and advice on equipment for independent living.
Telephone: 0300 999 0004
Birmingham Mind is the largest independent mental health charity providing services in and beyond the City of Birmingham’s boundaries.
Telephone: 0121 608 8001
We are one of the nation’s leading home care and live in care providers. We deliver the services you want, how you want them, in the comfort of your own home.
Telephone: 0121 233 9619
Local offices for advice/representation on benefits, debt and housing.
Age UK Birmingham
Information and advice for the over 60s.
Telephone: 0121 437 0033
Information and advice for people with dementia and their carers.
Telephone: 0300 222 1122
Counselling and support services for couple, families and young people.
Telephone: 0300 100 1234
Information, advice and community service for people affected by severe mental illness and their carers.
Telephone: 0808 800 4444
Birmingham Carers Hub
Forward Carers is an award winning social enterprise that prides itself on making a real difference to the lives of carers through working in partnership.
Telephone: 0333 006 9711
South Birmingham Care Services
South Birmingham Care Services are a new domiciliary care agency, registered with the Care Quality Commission. We provide home care and support to individuals who wish to maintain an independent life within their own home and community.
Information and advice for families who care for children with a disability or special need.
Telephone: 0808 808 3555
Information and advice for older people, their family and carers.
Telephone: 0800 319 6789
Information and advice for people with a learning disability, their families and carers.
Telephone: 0808 808 1111
In partnership with a network of local centre they provide advice, information and support to carers.
Telephone: 0300 772 9600
Macmillan Cancer Support
At Macmillan, we know how a cancer diagnosis can affect everything. So we’ll help you find your best way through.
From advice about money and work, to someone who’ll listen if you just want to talk, we’re here when you need us most.
Telephone: 0808 808 0000
Online Community: community.macmillan.org.uk
They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.
Telephone: 020 7378 4999