Category Archives: Resources / Websites

News Feeds

RVS News Feed:  https://www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk/news-and-events/news    

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Looking after your own Mental Health

Mindfulness is highly recommended — Womens Hour on ‘The Sandwich Generation’ A recent report explores the growing pressures on working women who are caring for elderly parents as well as children or grandchildren. The report by IPPR titled “The Sandwich … Continue reading

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Portals – Other Older person Information Portals

Newcastle’s excellent information portal for people working with Older People: https://www.informationnow.org.uk/information/  There doesn’t seem to be a local equivalent

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Useful Local Organisations & Websites

Citizens Advice Broxtowe:  https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/local/broxtowe/contact-us/ Age UK Notts:  https://www.ageuk.org.uk/notts/ –http://www.nottshelpyourself.org.uk Directories:  https://advicenottingham.org.uk/get-help/older-people AskLion Nottingham has a lot of relevant information: https://www.asklion.co.uk/kb5/nottingham/directory/home.page Commissioning:  Nottm City CCG:  http://www.nottinghamcity.nhs.uk/your-services/community-services.html Nottm City – Age Friendly Nottingham:  http://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/adult-social-care/age-friendly-nottingham/   Leisure: https://beestonu3a.org.uk/  

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Useful Websites – National

The overall picture is complicated. National Agencies / NGOs may gain central funding to deliver a particular service, eg home adaptations, and then partner with a local organisation to deliver that service. MyAgeingParent.com https://www.informationnow.org.uk/organisation/my-ageing-parent/ https://www.facebook.com/myageingparent/ https://twitter.com/myageingparent?lang=en When they get older:-  … Continue reading

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