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Consumer Advice All care services organisations

All care services organisations

Care Quality Commission

CQC make sure hospitals, care homes, dental and GP surgeries, and all other care services in England provide people with safe, effective, compassionate and high-quality care.



Website and advice line related to paying for care and protecting your assets.

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice offers online information which includes advice and resources and tools.

Citizens Advice Northumberland

Citizens Advice Northumberland provide free, confidential, impartial advice in the North East on a range of issues, including debt, fuel debt, welfare benefits, housing, employment, relationships,etc. It has offices throughout Northumberland.

Community Health and Social Care Direct – Newcastle City Council

A Council department responsible for care and support for adults.

Disability North

Disability North provides information and advice on all aspects of disability for disabled people, their families and carers.

Disability Rights UK

Disability Rights UK produce information, services and products developed by and for disabled people.

FirstStop – Housing Options for Older People (HOOP)

Online and telephone advice service about housing, retirement homes, home adaptations or care homes.

Macmillan Cancer Information & Support Centre

Information and internet access for cancer patients.

Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres

A drop in for people affected by cancer, including family and friends.  Kitchen and gardens.