Dementia activity company, Active Minds, launch a first-of-its-kind reminiscence activity incorporating sound and smell for people with mid- to late-stage dementia
Welcome to the National Careline
The National Careline is a not for profit company offering information about care and support for older people, their carers and their families.
The objective of the National Careline is to provide a portal that signposts users to various organisations including, Government departments and support networks to help create a clearer understanding of the care maze.
- What help and type of help is available
- Where to access help
- Where to access financial support
The National Careline also provides a wealth of extra lifestyle information that users may find beneficial in their support and care of the older person.
Our service is free to all users
Our mission at The National Careline is to give you the help and support you need together with the information to plan ahead with confidence for the future.
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The National Care Line News
Active Minds Launches Innovative Multi-Sensory Reminiscence Product
NHS Electronic Prescription Service
How the Electronic Prescription Service can help you
NHS-funded nursing care rate for 2016 to 2017
The NHS contribution towards the costs of a place in a care home with nursing is being increased on an interim basis to 156.25.
FCA warns of investment scam risk for over-55s
The FCA has found nearly half of people aged over-55 investing in unregulated products do so without seeking professional advice.
HMRC Scam Warning
HMRC Scam Warning - please be aware and warn others
Govt talks with DR UK and DBC on PIP mobility rules
Disability Rights UK welcomes the Governments agreement to hold urgent talks with us and the Disability Consortium on the fairness of the current PIP moving around descriptors.
Caring for the elderly far from home
Supporting older parents under normal circumstances is not without its challenges, but when you live some distance away, ensuring they get the care they need becomes a paramount concern.
Personal budgets changed my family's life but we had to fight hard to get them
Carer Sally Percival shared her experience of personal budgets with adult social care directors at the ADASS spring seminar