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If you look after a family member, including a child with additional needs, a parent or a sibling, or you look after a friend on a regular basis you are classed as a carer or a young carer.

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Alzheimer's Society

Provides information, advice and support, including a Dementia Adviser Service, to people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, their carers and families.  Also offers emotional, telephone and peer support, including regular drop-in Memory Cafes and a regular Singing for the Brain session.
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43-44Crutched FriarsLondonEC3N 2AE

Angel Home Care

Specialising in attentive, compassionate and professional home care services. Angel Home Care is here to help. Where are you happiest? The answer in most cases will be at home. Our caring alternative to residential care allows people to stay in their own home for as…
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81, Fore StreetNewton AbbotTQ13 9AB

Animal-Assisted Therapy and Farming Experiences for City Kids

At Apple Tree Farm and offer animal-assisted intervention sessions tailored to the individual needs of our clients. We don't just focus on therapy and have a range of other activities around the farm to suit most people. one-to-one therapeutic farming sessions animal-assisted intervention holiday farming…
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Apple Tree FarmHigh BickingtonUmberleighDevonEX37 9BJ

Annie's Care Advisory Service (Christina Maisey)

Annie’s Care Advisory Service offers advice to individuals of any age, in relation to a health and/or social care problem. If you are an elderly person caring for yourself or a partner, the parent of a child with care needs or someone with an elderly…
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EX5 2QQ

Ark Nursing and Care Agency

The Ark Nursing and Care Agency is a nursing and care agency supplying temporary or regular care to children with learning disabilities, autism, behavioural, physical and emotional needs. We also have three residential homes for adults aged 18 to 65 with learning disabilities, autism, challenging behaviour in North…
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140, Bay View RoadBidefordEX39 1BJ

Arrow Support Limited

Arrow support provides support for adults with a range of disabilities, including; Learning Disabilities Physical Disabilities Mental Health Issues Acquired Brain Injury Sensory Impairment Dementia Drug and/or alcohol problems With or without any medical conditions
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Office 19, The Business Centre2 Cattedown RoadPlymouthPL4 0EG

Ashburton, Buckfastleigh and Dart Valley Memory Cafe

Social drop-in group for people with memory problems and their carers, to enjoy a social time with people in a similar situation. Provided by Rotary Club of Ashburton/Buckfastleigh and serves Ashburton, Buckfastleigh and surrounding areas.
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St. Andrews Church HallWest StreetAshburtonNewton AbbotDevonTQ13 7DT

Ashdown Residential Home

Provides a residential and day care service to male and female clients aged 25 and over who have Learning Disabilities. Also to the elderly.
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Woodway RoadTeignmouthDevonTQ14 8QB

Asher Care

The care provided is designed to build on your own strengths and wishes, and constantly seeks to improve your quality of life whether you need just support with everyday tasks or 24 hour assistance, and whether you decide to make The Lindons either your permanent…
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118 - 120Ashburton RoadNewton AbbotTQ12 1RJ

Ask A Sister - Personal assistants for Independent Living Help

Working in Teignbridge Torbay and South Hams, Ask A Sister is helping people enjoy independent living in South Devon, by providing companionship and practical support, to help with everyday tasks that now seem just that little bit more difficult! Ask A Sister is about helping…
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