There are a number of helpful, good-caused charities in the UK with a main aim of helping the elderly. From supporting elderly people with disabilities to those supporting people with pets under their care, you can be assured there are a range of charities that want to help and maintain the well being of both you and your pet companion. Below are a few examples of some of the Charities offering a number of helpful services for the disabled and elderly
Believing there are strength in numbers, Age Concern and Help the Aged strategically joined forces to form ‘Age UK‘, a charity that works to represent the elderly in a respecting, highly supportive way. Offering information, research, product advice and campaigns, they work to raise awareness about the need for equal rights to be spread fairly, despite age or status. Age UK are there to ensure the elderly have the opportunity to live long and healthy lives, receiving the appropriate health and social care along the way.
The British Home
As an independent charity, The British Home was set up to provide a comfortable, dignified and enjoyable space for elderly people to reside in. As well as offering accommodation for people of all ages and backgrounds, they provide specialised nursing care for those suffering with long term medical illnesses, conditions or severe disabilities. Providing a range of activities for their guests, there is always something on to keep everyone entertained.
The Cinnamon Trust
The Cinnamon Trust is the only charity around that specializes in relieving stree and anxiety and prejudices faced by the elderly, the terminally ill and those with pets at home. They offer both long and short term support and care to those who are no longer able to care for their pets. From walking dogs for those who are housebound to sourcing volunteers to provide practical care to those who are forced to make regular or long term hospital visits.