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The University of Southampton
Parents and Carers Network

General information

This section is intended particularly for people caring for adults unable to look after themselves due to old age or a disability.

A selection of local and specialist services are listed below. You can find more sources of general information at the foot of the page.


Local support

It's also worth checking with your GP practice or specialist clinic for support organisations that could help you and your family better understand and manage a physical or mental health condition.






Caring with Confidence

The Care Act 2014

Considering a care home?

Other sources

Useful Downloads

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Have other organisations been particularly helpful to you as a current or potential carer?  Please let us know.

Links to external sites are given in good faith.

Age UK

This national charity (resulting from a merge between Help the Aged and Age Concern) provides valuable advice and downloadable guides on many topics. Find out more.

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