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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Addaction

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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Advice Brighton & Hove

Local advice services for the residents of Brighton and Hove on benefits, care, debt, employment, housing and immigration. You can access advice by telephone, email, in person with an appointment, by dropping in to services at certain times, and via Skype or webcam.

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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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