Information and Resources

Choosing the right care for a loved one can be stressful, especially when you don’t have all the information you need.  Here are a few links that you may find useful.

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The Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and social care in England.

Homecare Association

The UKHA has been raising the standard of homecare for over 25 years.


What Is Dementia? Symptoms, Types, and Diagnosis.

If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you.                         

Find out about how the right care can make a real difference for those living with dementia, helping their quality of life improve dramatically.                     


This site explains the different stages of Parkinson’s well.

There’s lots of help and advice on this site.

The NHS pages provide simple explanations.


This site is a good place to start if you want to know more.

A good explanation and an overview of symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

Headway is a great charity working with people with brain injuries.

Multiple sclerosis

The MS Society is a great place to start for information and advice:

Another good site with lots of information and even the facility to live chat with an MS advisor.

The NHS page includes a useful, high-level overview.

Motor neurone disease

This site is very thorough and includes a section specifically targeted at carers.

For symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment, take a look at this page.

Spinal injury

The Spinal Injuries Association provides a good overview and lots of helpful advice:

This discussion forum has been created by DJ, a C6 quadriplegic from Canada, and Lara, a T12 paraplegic from the UK.

Ashridge Home Care

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Ashridge Home Care


“Our carer is so wonderful and we wouldn’t want to lose her – she has been excellent looking after my father, the dogs and the house while my mother has been in hospital.”

“I and indeed the whole family are most appreciative of your warmth and kindnesses.”

Here to help

Choosing care is a huge decision and not something that you should take lightly. Some of these conversations can be tricky and it’s our job to make sure you feel as comfortable as possible.

We are more than happy to visit you and your family at home to discuss your situation and consider the options available to you.

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