The National Careline Blog

#3 Steps to Protect

19 October 2023

This week we are sending out a message with a difference. Whilst this new campaign isaimed at school communities, along with a competition for students with a great prize to bewon, we really need the support of grandparents, parents and teachers alike to get youngpeople involved.Over half of all crime is now online fraud and […]

Tackling loneliness- could Homeshare be an option for you?

20 February 2023

On our helpline we take many calls from concerned relatives who find that their loved ones are finding it difficult to cope with loneliness following the loss of their partner and in many cases are then going on to make relationships with people who do not have their best interests at heart. Loneliness is a […]


03 November 2022

COST-OF-LIVING CRISIS WILL FORCE OLDER AND DISABLED DRIVERS OFF THE ROAD, IMPACTING MENTAL HEALTH The cost-of-living crisis will force more than half of older drivers to make fewer journeys and limit their own mobility, according to a new survey by leading disability motoring website MotaClarity. The poll of more than 1,000 drivers aged 50 and […]

The Disabled Sailing Association is a Torquay-based sailing charity

27 October 2022

“Our aim is, wherever possible, to give everybody, no matter what theirdisability, the opportunity to enjoy the experience of sailing in a safe andenjoyable environment, and to encourage them to be involved in an activitythat many believe they are excluded from.The fun and freedom of being out at sea, enjoying the social contact ofothers, working […]

Asda Announce Winter Warmer Scheme

13 October 2022

Asda is offering over 60s some soup, a roll and unlimited tea and coffees for £1 as part of its new ‘winter warmer’ initiatives to support community groups struggling with the cost-of-living crisis.  The offer can be taken up in any of the supermarket’s 205 cafes all day and every day throughout November and December, […]

Paws Protect

11 March 2022

In our latest blog we shine the spotlight on the wonderful work done by Paws Protect to help victims of domestic abuse to get free from the people who are abusing them. Our helpline takes many calls from people suffering controlling and coercive behaviour and many victims will suffer the abuse as they are worried […]