Practical Help and Care

Services that can provide practical help with day-to-day tasks in and around the home, personal care (including help with bathing, dressing and preparing meals), or long term care (such as residential and nursing care):


Age UK Cambridgeshire

Offer a range of services for people 50+


Care Network

Help isolated and vulnerable people in Cambridgeshire stay independent and maintain social contact.


Your Life Your Choice

Offers information about adult social care services in Cambridgeshire.




From guidance on how to check the suitability of your home to information about housing, supported living and residential or nursing homes across the country.


Age UK

Aims to improve later life through information and advice, services, campaigns, products, training and research.


The Care Quality Commission

Regulates, checks and inspects hospitals, care homes, GPs, dentists and services in the home (mainly care services). Offers information about what standards of service you can expect and results of inspections.


The Disabled Living Foundation

Provides impartial information and advice about daily living equipment to help maintain an independent lifestyle. This includes: