Information Links

Care Quality Commission (CQC) - The Care Quality Commission is the single, independent inspectorate for all health and social care services in England. This website provides access to all available inspection reports for all care homes in England, a very important site to visit.

Cornwall County Council - Link for an adjoining council to Plymouth.

Department of Health - The Department of Health is responsible for setting health and social care policy in England. The Department’s work sets standards and drives modernisation across all areas of the NHS, social care and public health.

Devon County Council - Link for an adjoining council to Plymouth.

Livewell Southwest - Livewell Southwest is an independent social enterprise and community interest company (CIC) providing integrated health and social care services for people in Plymouth, South Hams and West Devon as well as some specialist services for those living in Devon and Cornwall.

NHS (Local CCG) - This is the site of our local Clinical Commisioning Group. Plymouth is part of the Western locality.

Plymouth City Council - This link will lead you to our local council.

Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust - PHNTs base is Derriford Hospital and, with over 900 inpatient beds, they offer a full range of general hospital services to around 450,000 people in Plymouth, North and East Cornwall and South and West Devon.

The Pension Service - Part of the Department for Work and Pensions. This Government website provides information about pensions and pensioner benefits, for those planning for the future, about to retire or already retired.

Charitable Organisations

Age UK - Age UK was formed when Age Concern and Help the Aged merged. A great source of information, for all aspects of your health, finance and family life. An excellent range of advice leaflets are available to download and read online.

Alzheimer's Society - The Alzheimer's Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. A variety of factsheets and advice is available online.

Mind - Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. Ensures that anyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for advice and support.

RNIB - The UK’s leading charity offering information, support and advice to over two million people with sight loss.