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Advice & Support

Advice & Support

Knowing where to go for advice and support when you need isn’t always easy. If you are looking for impartial advice here are some of the organisations that might be able to help you

Funding Options

Here at Olympus Care Services, we cater for people who are paying for their own care (self-funding) as well as people who receive financial support for their care. If you have any questions about the cost of our services, please contact our Access Team who will be happy to provide more information.

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General Advice

carehome.co.uk

carehome.co.uk

carehome.co.uk also have an extensive list of charities and independent organisations that might be able to help you find the answer you are looking for.

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Adults with a disability

Scope

Scope

Scope can provide impartial advice to anyone with, or caring for, a disability.

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Mencap

Mencap

Mencap offers advice and support to people living with a learning disability.

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Disability Living Foundation

Disability Living Foundation

The Disability Living Foundation provide impartial advice, information and training on independent living.

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Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureau

The Citizens Advice Bureau offers financial and legal advice for adults with disabilities.

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Older people and dementia services

The Alzheimer’s Society

The Alzheimer’s Society

The Alzheimer’s Society provide a comprehensive list of what to look for when you are trying to find a care home for a loved one with dementia.

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FirstStop Advice

FirstStop Advice

FirstStop Advice is an independent, free service for older people, their families and carers and gives advice on a range of housing and support options for older people, including care homes, sheltered accommodation and home care.

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Funding Options

Whatever your age, whether you are looking for yourself or a loved one, funding for social care services can seem complicated and confusing.

Below we have included links to key websites where you can find objective advice from public bodies and charities to help you make sense of funding options.

Our Services

We provide a range of care and support services throughout Northamptonshire for adults with disabilities and older people. We aspire to provide the best possible service to every individual we support and we strongly believe that it is our role to promote their independence and respect the decisions they make. Our aim is to do everything we can to make our customers’ aspirations a reality.

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Seeking Advice

Seeking Advice?

Whatever your age, whether you are looking for yourself or a loved one, social care services can seem complicated and confusing. Speak to a member of our friendly staff today for a home assessment.

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