Care Links

www.cafamily.org.uk

Contact a Family is a UK charity providing support and advice to parents whatever the medical condition of their child.

www.carersuk.org

Information for carers including uptodate news, forums, training and professional practice and carers support.

www.counselling-directory.org.uk

Counselling support network, enabling those in need to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs.

www.cqc.org.uk

Regulates, inspects and reviews all adult social care services in the public, private and voluntary sectors in England.

www.dhg.org.uk

Down's Heart Group - Related to Cardiac conditions associated with Down's Syndrome.

www.dialuk.info

DIAL UK, a national organisation for a network of 160 local disability information and advice services run by and for disabled people. Last year DIALs helped over a quarter of a million disabled people.

www.direct.gov.uk/caringforsomeone/fs/en

Information for carers.

www.direct.gov.uk/disabledpeople/fs/en

Information for disabled people including employment. housing options, health and support.

www.disabledgo.com

Provides free detailed access information for disabled people across the UK.

www.disabledworkers.org.uk

"Helping disabled people to help themselves".

www.downs-syndrome.org.uk

Official Downs Syndrome Association website. Organisation focusing on all aspects of living successfully with Downs Syndrome.

www.dsmig.org.uk

This site provides essential information for healthcare professionals on best practice medical care for people with Down's Syndrome in the UK and Ireland. Produced by the UK Down's Syndrome Medical Interest Group (DSMIG).

www.headway.org.uk

Promoting understanding of all aspects of brain injury; and to provide information, support and services to people with a brain injury, their family and carers.

www.nice.org.uk

The National Institute for Clinical Excellence works on behalf of the National Health Service and the people who use it.

www.rscpp.co.uk

Helping people with mental health problems. RSCPP - Refer Self, Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice - connecting people with Therapists across the UK

www.sane.org.uk

Mental health charity SANE: mental illness and related topics.

www.thedisabilityexpert.com

This site provides free information about applying for Social Security disability benefits. Take some of the mystery out of the process by which the Social Security administration decides if a person qualifies for Social Security disability benefits.