Useful Links & Publications

Action on Elder Abuse

AEA work to protect, and prevent the abuse of, vulnerable older adults and by doing so also protect other adults a risk of abuse.

AEA helpline: 0808 808 8141

www.elderabuse.org.uk

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

CQC is the independent regulator of all health and adult social care in England, whether they are provided by the NHS, local authorities, private companies or voluntary organisations. For general enquiries call the customer services team, who are available 8.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.
How to raise a concern or complaint with CQC.

Telephone: 03000 616161,
Email: enquiries@cqc.org.uk

Dignity in Care network

The Dignity in Care campaign was launched in November 2006, and is hosted by the Social Care Institute for Excellence, and aims to put dignity and respect at the heart of UK care services.

www.dignityincare.org.uk

My Life, My Choice

My Life My Choice is a self-advocacy organisation for those with a learning disability.

http://mylifemychoice.org.uk/

Reducing the Risk

Information on Domestic Abuse, including information, helpline numbers and other support networks.

www.reducingtherisk.org.uk/cms/

Social Care institute for Excellence: www.scie.org.uk

Victim Support

A national charity who give free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family, friends and anyone else affected across England and Wales.

www.victimsupport.org.uk