Useful Resources

Below is a list of useful resources relating to help and care in the home

 

www.scswis.com The body which has replaced the Care Commission. SCSWIS regulate and inspect care services across Scotland.

www.nationalcarestandards.org National Care Standards were created to help people understand what to expect from the services they or their family receive.

www.disclosurescotland.co.uk Disclosure Scotland manages and delivers the PVG scheme

www.nhsfife.scot.nhs.uk Contains information on NHS services in Fife

www.ageuk.org.uk An independent charity dedicated to improving the lives of older people. Provides information on welfare benefits and issues affecting older people.

www.ageconcernandhelptheagedscotland.org Web site of Age Scotland. The independent charity formed when Help the Aged in Scotland and Age Concern merged. Similar to the Age UK site above but specific to Scotland.

www.fifecarerscentre.org.uk Provides support and help to unpaid carers of people with all types of illnesses and disabilities in Fife.

www.sssc.uk.com Scottish Social Service Council. Sets clear standards of conduct for those who work in social services and their employers

www.nhs.24.com Comprehensive up to date health information and self care advice for people in Scotland

www.fifedirect.org Information on a wide range of organisations that provide services in Fife

www.mylocalservices.co.uk Directory of services reviewed by customers, providing word of mouth recommendations

www.siaa.org.uk Information about independent advocacy and how to find help locally