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The below are a list of organisations that may be able to offer additional support for your individual circumstances. If you require any further information on any of these organisations or the services they offer, do give us a call on 0800 181 4118.

General advice and resources for carers

Wiltshire Council Adult Social Care Team

0300 456 0111

Wiltshire Care Services

Search for care homes in Wiltshire on the Care Choices website.

Wiltshire Parent Carer Council (WPCC)

Founded in 2008, the WPCC is an independent organisation which is managed and run by parent carers, for parent carers.

01225 764 647

The Carers Project

The Carers Project is part of Wiltshire’s Citizens Advice Bureau. It offers support to carers in Wiltshire with welfare benefit advice, debt and money management.

Call them to make an appointment on: 01249 474064 or email carersprojectcitizensadvicewiltshire.org.uk

Citizens Advice Bureau

Search for advice on their website or search by postcode to find your local branch.

Age UK

Information and advice for the over 50’s

Devizes: 01380 735500

Salisbury 01722 335425

Independent Living Centre

Offering impartial advice to elderly and disabled people, providing practical solutions for independent living within the Wiltshire and Bath areas.

01380 871007

The Advocacy People

The Advocacy People services help resolve issues or concerns you may have about your health and wellbeing or your health and social care services. Find out more on their website or phone 0330 440 9000.

Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) – for information on lasting power of attorney

For information on creating, registering, objecting to or disclaiming a lasting power of attorney or enduring power of attorney visit the Government webpage or phone 0300 456 0300.

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service

This service offers a range of advice and support to carers, neighbours and family members through its Safe & Well service. It specifically targets people who live alone, are aged 65yrs+, have care and support needs, inappropriately smoke or use alcohol or medication, have reduced mobility or have hoarding or mental health issues.

To arrange a visit, called 0800 038 2323 free of charge, or visit www.dwfire.org.uk/safe-and-well-visits and make a request online.