Social care

Local Brighton & Hove and national organisations providing information and guidance on how adult social care works, support to live at home, care planning, protecting vulnerable adults, paying for care and maintaining independence.

Action on Elder Abuse

A specialist national organisation that works to protect and prevent the abuse of vulnerable older adults. They address abuse within people’s own homes (whether by family, friends or paid staff), within sheltered housing, and within care homes and hospitals.

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Action on Hearing Loss

A national organisation that offers a range of services for people who are deaf or hard of hearing and provides information and support on all aspects of deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus.

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A national charity offering specialist mental health, drug and alcohol treatment, with free and confidential addiction services for adults and young people.

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AFTAID Aid for the Elderly

A national organisation which offers direct financial assistance in the form of grants. They help older people in emergency situations to purchase items and services to keep you living safely at home.

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Age UK Brighton & Hove – Help at home

A local service provided by Age UK’s that helps older people access practical help in their own homes. The Help at Home service is key in providing continual support and peace of mind for extended family living miles away and is a link to the outside world.

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Age UK Brighton & Hove – Nail cutting

Age UK’s local nail cutting service is available to those who have impaired eyesight, reduced mobility because of arthritic changes, or an inability to reach their feet for physical or medical reasons. The service is also for when it would not be safe or practical for you to take on this task yourself.

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