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Checking Quality
This section gives you the ability to review the opinions of regulators, organisations, commissioners and service users on the standards of practice in Health and Social Care services.

Community Care

  • The organisations listed below cater for specific care needs in the community. Choose the one which most represents your needs.
  • Part of the Clinks website, the directory provides key information about vital mentoring services for people who have committed offences
    • Shows...
  • A campaigning organisation focused on raising awareness of vulnerable older people’s right when they are in hospital
    • Ensures that the...
  • A not for profit community focused organisation offering advocacy, services and education for disabled people and their families
    • Offers...
  • A national charity with local reach, providing practical help and support to blind and partially sighted people
    • Provides support in many...
  • A community-led grassroots organisation that aims to promote better health, education and other opportunities for black and minority ethnic...
  • An umbrella body that promotes better health outcomes for African communities
    • Facilitates community mobilisation, shared service provision and...
  • A voluntary organisation which exists to serve the interests of all older citizens of the London Borough of Camden
    • Provides a platform for...
  • Service from the charity for people over 50 who live in Camden
    • Provides information, advice and advocacy about benefit checks and benefit...
  • An informal fellowship that assists with the personal recovery and continued sobriety of individual alcoholics by sharing their experience
    • ...
  • A membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia
    • Offers local services that...
  • A non-political, non-religious and non-profit making, user-led charity of Asian disabled people
    • Provide needs-led and user-led culturally...
  • An umbrella body representing service providers in the learning disability sector
    • Aims to improve the quality of life for people who have a...
  • A charity and the association of directors of adult social services in England that further the interests of people in need of social care by...
  • An online guide to the care system for the over-65s
    • The care calculator covers both residential care and the support provided in people's own...
  • A charity supporting anyone affected by eating disorders or difficulties with food, weight and shape
    • Works to change the way everyone thinks...
  • A social enterprise offering outreach services and providing support and mentoring to people coping with gambling and addiction
    • Provides...
  • The Campaign Against Living Miserably is a registered charity, which exists to prevent male suicide in the UK
    • Offers support to men...
  • The LPC is an organisation consisting of 13 members aiming to represent and assist contractors on all NHS matters relating to pharmacy
    • Provide...
  • Trust's informative website page about how service users are involved in their treatment and care
    • Committed to the principle of involving...
  • A Camden wide forum that aims to increase the involvement of services users in developing, monitoring and evaluating mental health services
    • A...
  • Council run body providing care and support information and resources covering public, private and community services across Camden and beyond
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  • A partnership of charities working together to share expertise and offer more to carers in Camden
    • Offers training, activities and...
  • A Community Centre accredited as excellent by the Care Quality Commission
    • Provides personalised home care for elderly Chinese people in...
  • Provider of voluntary sector advice services in Camden with three CAB branches in Kentish Town, Albany and Holborn Library
    • Offers free,...
  • Council's informative directory webpage about the Community Centres in the borough
    • Provides information, contact details and links to Centres...
  • Camden Council informative web-page about the borough's hospitals
    • Offers information and details of services offered at NHS Hospitals, NHS...
  • Contacts web page of services available for deaf and hard of hearing people, their families, professionals and carers
    • Provides complete email...
  • Council's informative webpage about the borough's Health Scrutiny Committee
    • Offers information on meetings and agendas for the council's...
  • A registered charity run by LGBT people for LGBT people ensuring that the rights and interests of LGBT people are represented in Camden...
  • Camden Council's user involvement service for people who use or have used mental health services, or who are survivors of mental ill-health
    • ...
  • A service that makes it easy to find a personal assistant (PA) and puts you in control of your care and support
    • Gives support to people with...
  • Community mental health charity providing psychoanalytic psychotherapy to anybody who is concerned about their emotional difficulties
    • ...
  • Ensures the coordination of safeguarding work by all agencies and monitors the effectiveness of child protection work locally
    • Provides easy...
  • Somali run community charity based in Kilburn, North West London, working to create opportunity, education and support to the Somali diaspora in...
  • Website offering information about groups for stroke survivors in Camden
    • Offers a range of activities and services for stroke survivors and...
  • An independent registered charity offering counselling support to thousands of bereaved people, from all walks of life
    • Offers a...
  • Camden Council have created a guide that details all of the accessible features of leisure centres in Camden
    • Gives information and activities...
  • A network of national, regional and local organisations and people working together to create the right conditions to reduce loneliness in later life...
  • A network of organisations that provide quality assured universal parenting classes, advice and support for all mums, dads and carers of...
  • Think Local Act Personal's informative webpage about health and social care definitions in plain English rather than legal
    • ...
  • Part of Patient Opinion, it is an independent site where anyone can share their stories of adult social care or the NHS
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  • Launched by TrustedCare, this is the first live County league tables of social care providers across England
    • Created to empower...
  • The UK's only national membership charity for carers, is both a support network and a movement for change
    • Offers expert telephone advice and...
  • One of the largest Trusts in the UK, caring for people with a wide range of physical and mental health needs
    • Provides a wide range of services...
  • Trust's website page about treatment and support for people with physical healthcare problems in a community setting
    • Community health services...
  • A community led group working for the relief of poverty and benefit of Latin American refugees and asylum seekers in the area of greater London...
  • Professional association representing individuals and organisations who work in home care either in the statutory, independent or not for profit...
  • A private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen
    • Provides access to a ChildLine counsellor by...
  • A social network community for unpaid family carers offering helpful resources, peer advice and understanding to help end the isolation of carers...
  • Camden Council's local community information database
    • Contains details of around 4,000 organisations and services
    • Provides...
  • A charity supporting voluntary organisations that work with offenders and their families
    • Aims to ensure the sector and all those with whom...
  • A charity working for people with coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis
    • Provides expert and independent information to help people...
  • Part of Reed Business Information Limited, it is a resource for social work professionals
    • Gives users access to a wealth of authoritative...
  • Contact a Family is a national charity for families with disabled children.
    • Provides information, advice and support
    • Brings families...
  • Charity committed to improving the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people
    • Helps children and young people develop...
  • Part of the Coram group of charities, specialises in law and policy affecting children and young people
    • Provides free legal information,...
  • UK's first dedicated children's charity service for parents
    • Offers parenting classes available with the CANparent Vouchers provided at ...
  • Independent regulator of health and social care in England
    • Checks, regulates and monitors all hospitals, GPs, dentists, care homes and care...
  • A residential detox, crisis intervention and stabilisation service in Islington
    • Detox from alcohol and/or drugs
    • Staffed 24/7 by...
  • A charity providing free treatment and support to vulnerable people who have faced hardships like abuse, homelessness and addiction
    • ...
  • A charitable company formed by Women in Dialogue to buy, renovate and run the new Crossroads Women’s Centre in Kentish Town
    • Brings together...
  • A national charity, committed to improving quality of life for all people affected by dementia
    • Provides Admiral Nurses - specialist dementia...
  • A guide to the funds available to help the disabled with the higher cost of daily living
    • Provides information on charities and trusts to help...
  • The UK's leading website for, about and by disabled people that aims to accurately reflect and present the lives, experiences, views, opinions and...
  • A site created by HAGA, Haringey’s local community alcohol service, which supports people affected by alcohol misuse
    • Offers access to...
  • A holistic, exciting and innovative lesbian and gay mental health charity that offers a range of social, emotional and support services to LGBT...
  • A network of national organisations committed to equal opportunities, social justice, good community relations, respect for human rights and an end...
  • A self-management programme from NHS Choices for people who are living with a long-term condition
    • Aims to support people by increasing their...
  • An award-winning early-intervention programme which brings parents, children, teachers and the wider community together, to make sure children get...
  • A national charity that believes every child and parent deserves the best chance in life and dedicated to creating an emotionally healthy, resilient...
  • Organisation offering support to families with any problem or challenge they may face over the phone, online, or in local communities
    • ...
  • NHS Choices site with information referring to procedures that intentionally alter or cause injury to the female genital organs for non-medical...
  • A centre of learning and knowledge in the care, treatment and protection of torture survivors
    • Provides survivors with medical treatment,...
  • NHS Foundation Trust's supported Internships for Young People with Autism
    • Improves the life chances of school leavers and adults...
  • A group of GP practices in Camden bidding for local NHS contracts in order to keep services relevant, local and familiar to patients
    • Provides...
  • A support group for those with, or affected by, brain injury including survivors, carers, family and friends
    • Provides a number of support...
  • Organisation providing free, reliable information about health issues, by sharing people's real-life experience stories about cancer, autism, motor-...
  • A social network for health that by finding others with similar health backgrounds helps people take on day to day health concerns together
    • ...
  • Website about the helplines available in every aspect of health and social care
    • Provides information, links and contact details
    • Offers...
  • National charity founded, led and run by people with personal experience of hepatitis C
    • Raises public awareness and end discrimination against...
  • A small organisation working with people who are socially excluded in a variety of ways in Camden and Islington
    • Provides community support to...
  • Asian women's Centre enabling the Asian community living in and around Camden to actively participate in society and achieve their aspirations
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  • A specialist clinical team providing the UK with diagnoses and treatment of adults and children for all tropical diseases
    • The Hospital accepts...
  • Camden Council's CINDEX database contact details for the borough's hospitals and hospital services
    • Provides links to hospital websites,...
  • A partnership organisation bringing together the academic and health science communities across North West London that are the designated Academic...
  • A charity that is an established voice for older people
    • Offers advice and information service, publications, discussion groups and network of...
  • ILA is a social enterprise established in 1989 that enables disabled people to live independently
    • Provides innovative and flexible...
  • The UK's independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for...
  • A mental health charity providing specialist support and advice around problems at work, training and education
    • Helps employees experiencing...
  • A registered charity supporting young people affected by the mental illness of a parent or sibling
    • Provide information, resources and support...
  • Award-winning 2014 campaign to raise awareness of and help lower instances of abuse in relationships amongst young people in the borough
    • ...
  • A group of older people - service users, family carers and volunteers - who aim to improve the quality of life for older people in Kilburn, West...
  • Charity that connects volunteer lawyers with people in need of legal advice and assistance who cannot afford to pay, and the not-for-profit...
  • A blog about local democracy and health that documents actions, reflections and ideas as they emerge
    • Helps to improve health and well...
  • Supports and works with councils and local people to help achieve the best possible outcomes in health and social care
    • Helps local politicians...
  • An independent inquiry examining how London’s health and healthcare can be improved for the benefit of the population
    • On 15 October 2014, the...
  • Network set up to support the development and sharing of positive practice for parents with learning disabilities and learning difficulties...
  • Programme that supports commissioners and clinicians to improve the sexual health and well being of Londoners
    • Promote efficient and effective...
  • The collaborative leader of London's voluntary and community sector that support London's 60,000 voluntary, community and social enterprise...
  • Founded in 2008 is a youth-led approach to make mental health accessible to excluded young people within their own community
    • Works with young...
  • Charity working with people with a learning disability to change laws, services and prejudice, and directly support people to live as they choose...
  • A video app enabling mental health service users to tell their own stories by recording short video updates on their mental health
    • The video...
  • A charity that works to improve men's health services and the health of men
    • Supports organisations and services to engage more...
  • NHS training and organisational development programme, which has been promoting the development of family-sensitive mental health services
      ...
  • Supports those struggling with mental distress, including: hearing voices, extremes of mood, anxiety, unusual beliefs and post-traumatic reactions...
  • A charity and company limited by guarantee that promotes happy and healthy living for Irish people in London
    • One-to-one information and advice...
  • A secure social platform created for people with learning disabilities
    • Brings together the latest technology and social media approaches to...
  • Established in 1953 it is the UK's leading MS charity dedicated to make a difference to the lives people affected by the disease
    • Funds...
  • The national network of ambitious and enterprising community-led organisations, working together to help neighbourhoods thrive
    • Supports...
  • Body that scrutinises public spending for Parliament and helps Parliament hold government to account and improve public services
    • Helps to hold...
  • An umbrella charity for all those involved in palliative, end of life and hospice care
    • Works with government, health and social care staff and...
  • NHS Choices' guide for people who have care and support needs, their carers and people who are planning for their future care needs
    • Gives...
  • NHS Choices' library of free health management apps
    • Offers apps for pregnancy, food and diet, general health, communication aids, stroke...
  • NHS information about PHBs, money used to support your identified health and wellbeing needs, planned and agreed by you and your local NHS team
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  • A comprehensive health information service that combines the roles of medical encyclopaedia, NHS guidebook and users' forum
    • Allows users...
  • A link to a NHS England Pdf about the "Right to Have" a personal health budget prepared by Patient Participation Team NHS England
    • This...
  • A pdf booklet about what families need to know when going into hospital because of mental health difficulties or challenging behaviours
    • ...
  • Children's charity fighting to end child abuse
    • Helps children who've been abused to rebuild their lives
    • Offers advice to parents and...
  • One Camden is a new portal to help access Voluntary and Community Sector support in Camden
    • Helps find out about new services brought to you by...
  • Service directory from One Housing Group to help easily search for services in your borough
    • Provides full listings of contacts and...
  • A partnership with Age UK providing information and support services for older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people
    • Aimed at people...
  • A series of six workshops proven to increase parents' skills and confidence and so improve the behaviour and wellbeing of their children
    • ...
  • Campaigning group that captures stories about healthcare from patients, family members and carers
    • They call for improvements to health and...
  • A network of people with personal experience seeking to improve and develop personal health budgets and integrated personal budgets
    • ...
  • Camden Council's Personal Budgets policies and services in easy read format
    • Provides information on how a Personal Budget works, who is...
  • An Industrial and Provident Society with charitable status which works with socially excluded adults in North East London
    • Provides supported...
  • Independent Community Advocacy in Camden for Adults who have a Learning Disability
    • Support, information and help for service users to explore...
  • The London Regional Forum on ageing, bring together relevant organisations to consider age issues in London and agree common solutions
    • Works...
  • Charity that promotes equality for Deaf people through the provision of accessible service in the respect of Deaf language, identity, community...
  • Established in 1999 in response to the growing need for a therapeutic service which respected, and worked with, the cultural and linguistic needs of...
  • Charity formed in 1991 to lessen the effect of trauma and abuse on people with learning disabilities their families and supporters
    • ...
  • A charity offering advice, information and help to those affected by mental illness
    • Offers several advocacy services in Camden
    • Has a...
  • Increases understanding of and support for human rights by using infographics, stories and social media
    • Offers clear and reliable...
  • NHS Foundation Trust aiming to offer world class innovative healthcare services, clinical research and teaching excellence with a local focus
    • ...
  • A charity and membership body of and for blind people and those with sight problems that provides support, advice and products 
    • Offers...
  • The UK's largest ear, nose and throat hospital and the UK and Europe's centre for audiological medicine and research
    • Recognised...
  • A leading UK mental health Charity aiming to improve the quality of life for people affected by mental illness
    • Raises awareness and...
  • Charity offering self-management education and training for people living with long-term health conditions
    • Works with patients and...
  • National charity that campaigns for and supports children and adults who are deafblind or have sensory impairments
    • Enables deafblind people to...
  • A national network of service users and disabled people aiming to deliver a shared voice for user controlled organisations
    • Improves the...
  • The UK network for family-based and small-scale ways of supporting adults where members are Shared Lives carers and workers, and Homeshare programmes...
  • An employer-led workforce development body for adult social care in England
    • Works with employers to create qualifications guidelines ...
  • A service by Solutions 4 Health who are an NHS commissioned Stop Smoking Service
    • Offers a free, weekly one to one or group sessions over 12...
  • Independent charity working with care and support services to improve the lives of care service users by sharing knowledge about what works...
  • Organisation working with practitioners and parents to develop new resources to support emotional health and well-being in children, families and...
  • A homelessness charity and a housing association helping individuals rebuild their lives
    • Provides a bed and support to more than 2,500 people...
  • An independent body providing advice to ministers and the Carers Strategy Cross Government Board on progress in delivering the national carers...
  • Race Equality Foundation's website offering parenting courses designed to work for all parents and carers
    • Based on their well-established...
  • A confidential telephone helpline that aims to support people emotionally before they reach the point of crisis
    • Offers confidential emotional...
  • Terrence Higgins Trust the UK’s leading HIV and sexual health charity scheme launched in 2011
    • The programme helps to take positive steps...
  • A partnership between voluntary and community organisations, healthcare providers, commissioners and local authorities
    • Reduces health...
  • Part of the programme agreed by London Councils' Leaders' Committee in November 2014 that focuses on HIV testing and condom use
    • This service...
  • A professional association of home care providers from the independent, voluntary, not-for-profit and statutory sectors
    • Helps organisations...
  • A centre of excellence for people with longstanding and chronic pain
    • Offers a multi professional service made up of doctors, nurses,...
  • Mind in Camden's service supporting children and young people who hear, see or experience things that other people don't
    • Works in...
  • Complaints and Advocacy Services registered charity that supports people who face disadvantage or discrimination to have a voice that counts...
  • VoiceAbility's Camden branch, supporting people who face disadvantage or discrimination to have a voice that counts
    • Gives information on how...
  • An independent charitable organisation with working with the people of Camden to support, develop and promote voluntary and community activity
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  • An alliance of disability organisations that works together to influence and develop social care policy and build relationships with government
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  • Organisation supporting and encouraging better volunteering in Camden, and promoting equality of access to volunteer opportunities for all
    • ...
  • A charity offering a wide range of affordable complementary therapies for women living or working in Camden
    • Provides help and support with...

Disability Services

  • The organisations listed below cater for people with specific disabilities. Choose the one most suited to your needs.
  • A not for profit community focused organisation offering advocacy, services and education for disabled people and their families
    • Offers...
  • A national charity with local reach, providing practical help and support to blind and partially sighted people
    • Provides support in many...
  • A non-political, non-religious and non-profit making, user-led charity of Asian disabled people
    • Provide needs-led and user-led culturally...
  • Website offering peer support to all disabled people who employ their own Personal Assistants (PAs)
    • Provides a safe forum to discuss and...
  • A charity that works in partnership with people with a sensory impairment, as well as those with a physical disability or mental health
    • ...
  • A psychological therapy service in British Sign Language for deaf people from SignHealth
    • Offers support to those suffering with depression,...
  • Contacts web page of services available for deaf and hard of hearing people, their families, professionals and carers
    • Provides complete email...
  • Camden Council's easy read website dedicated to services for people with learning disabilities
    • Gives information about flexible community...
  • A service that makes it easy to find a personal assistant (PA) and puts you in control of your care and support
    • Gives support to people with...
  • Council's CINDEX directory web page about special educational needs and disability support for children and young people in the borough
    • ...
  • Government website page with complete list of benefits available to disabled people and carers
    • Provide access to application forms and...
  • Contact a Family is a national charity for families with disabled children.
    • Provides information, advice and support
    • Brings families...
  • A guide to the funds available to help the disabled with the higher cost of daily living
    • Provides information on charities and trusts to help...
  • The UK's leading website for, about and by disabled people that aims to accurately reflect and present the lives, experiences, views, opinions and...
  • The leading charity of its kind in the UK run by and for people with lived experience of disability or health conditions
    • Works to create a...
  • Access information website developed by disabled people for disabled people to enable independence and choice in accessing their local...
  • Government's Guide on Disability Living Allowance, a tax-free benefit for disabled people who need help with mobility or care costs
    • ...
  • Information on how people with learning disabilities and carers can make themselves and their stories heard
    • Offers self-advocacy to enable...
  • ILA is a social enterprise established in 1989 that enables disabled people to live independently
    • Provides innovative and flexible...
  • Formal guidance document of standards which health and social care organisations must follow by law
    • This guidance tells organisations how...
  • NHS website on making complaints about services from the Department for Work and Pensions or an organisation that provides disability services
      ...
  • Camden Council's Personal Budgets policies and services in easy read format
    • Provides information on how a Personal Budget works, who is...
  • Supports disabled adults aged 16 to 65 and parents of disabled children who receive direct payments for social care or a Personal Health Budget
      ...
  • Independent Community Advocacy in Camden for Adults who have a Learning Disability
    • Support, information and help for service users to explore...
  • Charity that promotes equality for Deaf people through the provision of accessible service in the respect of Deaf language, identity, community...
  • A charity and membership body of and for blind people and those with sight problems that provides support, advice and products 
    • Offers...
  • National charity that campaigns for and supports children and adults who are deafblind or have sensory impairments
    • Enables deafblind people to...
  • A national network of service users and disabled people aiming to deliver a shared voice for user controlled organisations
    • Improves the...
  • The UK network for family-based and small-scale ways of supporting adults where members are Shared Lives carers and workers, and Homeshare programmes...
  • The directory for services aimed at helping blind or partially sighted people
    • Provides access to specialist social services for blind and...
  • Organisation that generate new opportunities for people with disabilities to achieve greater equality
    • Offers services that are person-centred...
  • Charity that supports people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and physical disabilities to take control of their lives
    • Provides...
  • Complaints and Advocacy Services registered charity that supports people who face disadvantage or discrimination to have a voice that counts...
  • An alliance of disability organisations that works together to influence and develop social care policy and build relationships with government
      ...

GP and Dental Practices

  • The organisations listed below will help you to find a GP or Dental practice, and also to find out how they are run.
  • Healthwatch's webpage about the "tips and tools" from Healthwatch and Citizens Advice that will help make a complaint or raise a concern
    • Helps...
  • Camden Council's CINDEX database's contact details for the borough's GP practices
    • Name of practices, addresses, information, details...
  • Independent regulator of health and social care in England
    • Checks, regulates and monitors all hospitals, GPs, dentists, care homes and care...
  • Compares GP practices based on patient feedback
    • Offers spreadsheets and data from past and present surveys
    • Has tools for analysing...
  • A group of GP practices in Camden bidding for local NHS contracts in order to keep services relevant, local and familiar to patients
    • Provides...
  • A comprehensive health information service that combines the roles of medical encyclopaedia, NHS guidebook and users' forum
    • Allows users...

Home Care

  • The organisations listed below will give you the information you need to organise your home care.
  • A non-political, non-religious and non-profit making, user-led charity of Asian disabled people
    • Provide needs-led and user-led culturally...
  • An online guide to the care system for the over-65s
    • The care calculator covers both residential care and the support provided in people's own...
  • Council's informative webpage about the range of services used for help in an emergency at home
    • Offers services that work using your home...
  • Camden Council's directory of the borough's approved home care providers
    • Provides information, contact details, location, opening times...
  • Trust's website page about treatment and support for people with physical healthcare problems in a community setting
    • Community health services...
  • Professional association representing individuals and organisations who work in home care either in the statutory, independent or not for profit...
  • Leading guide for Home Care and Nursing Agencies, Products and Jobs throughout the UK
    • Offers access to products and services search...
  • ILA is a social enterprise established in 1989 that enables disabled people to live independently
    • Provides innovative and flexible...
  • TrustedCare's interactive map showing local care quality in England, county by county
    • Allows users to see ratings for all care homes, nursing...
  • Service directory from One Housing Group to help easily search for services in your borough
    • Provides full listings of contacts and...
  • A professional association of home care providers from the independent, voluntary, not-for-profit and statutory sectors
    • Helps organisations...

Hospitals

Mental Health Services

  •  The organisations listed below offer mental health services. Choose the one that most suits your needs.
  • A children's mental health charity with over 60 years' experience of caring for young minds
    • Provides treatments and services for young people...
  • A charity that works in partnership with people with a sensory impairment, as well as those with a physical disability or mental health
    • ...
  • A safe online community of people who are anxious, down or not coping who support and help each other by sharing what’s troubling them, guided by...
  • The Campaign Against Living Miserably is a registered charity, which exists to prevent male suicide in the UK
    • Offers support to men...
  • Camden Council's user involvement service for people who use or have used mental health services, or who are survivors of mental ill-health
    • ...
  • Community mental health charity providing psychoanalytic psychotherapy to anybody who is concerned about their emotional difficulties
    • ...
  • An independent registered charity offering counselling support to thousands of bereaved people, from all walks of life
    • Offers a...
  • The leading directory for providing counselling advice and information - connecting those in distress with the largest support network in the UK
      ...
  • A holistic, exciting and innovative lesbian and gay mental health charity that offers a range of social, emotional and support services to LGBT...
  • NHS Foundation Trust informative webpage about the Department of CAMHS services information for parents and visitors
    • Accepts referrals...
  • A resource for people with mental health problems
    • Provides a structured programme of activities
    • Offers access to training...
  • A programme that supports the frontline NHS in implementing NICE guidelines for people suffering from depression and anxiety disorders
    • Helps...
  • Service for adults registered with a Camden or Islington GP, or people who are resident in these boroughs but do not have a GP delivering...
  • iESO Digital Health provides evidence-based mental health therapy online
    • One-to-one therapy is delivered in real time using instant messaging...
  • A mental health charity providing specialist support and advice around problems at work, training and education
    • Helps employees experiencing...
  • A registered charity supporting young people affected by the mental illness of a parent or sibling
    • Provide information, resources and support...
  • Established in 1972 is the UK's oldest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans charity
    • Supports the health and mental well-being of the LGB&T...
  • Founded in 2008 is a youth-led approach to make mental health accessible to excluded young people within their own community
    • Works with young...
  • A platform that helps build collaborative and co-operative partnerships across the voluntary and community mental health sector
    • Promotes...
  • A video app enabling mental health service users to tell their own stories by recording short video updates on their mental health
    • The video...
  • NHS training and organisational development programme, which has been promoting the development of family-sensitive mental health services
      ...
  • Supports those struggling with mental distress, including: hearing voices, extremes of mood, anxiety, unusual beliefs and post-traumatic reactions...
  • A charity and company limited by guarantee that promotes happy and healthy living for Irish people in London
    • One-to-one information and advice...
  • A secure social platform created for people with learning disabilities
    • Brings together the latest technology and social media approaches to...
  • Offers short term intercultural therapy to people from diverse backgrounds who live in Islington, Enfield, Camden and Haringey in 22 languages...
  • A pdf booklet about what families need to know when going into hospital because of mental health difficulties or challenging behaviours
    • ...
  • Service directory from One Housing Group to help easily search for services in your borough
    • Provides full listings of contacts and...
  • Established in 1999 in response to the growing need for a therapeutic service which respected, and worked with, the cultural and linguistic needs of...
  • Specialist employment support for residents of Camden and Islington with mental health conditions
    • The service helps people to move into...
  • Charity formed in 1991 to lessen the effect of trauma and abuse on people with learning disabilities their families and supporters
    • ...
  • A charity offering advice, information and help to those affected by mental illness
    • Offers several advocacy services in Camden
    • Has a...
  • Organisation providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide
    • The core their work is a...
  • A leading UK mental health Charity aiming to improve the quality of life for people affected by mental illness
    • Raises awareness and...
  • Is a London based charity specialising in Advocacy and User Involvement
    • Works with people with learning disabilities, people using or wishing...
  • A charitable organisation that gives free and confidential help and advice for young people aged 12 to 21
    • Offers an intervention for families...
  • NHS Foundation Trust specialised in mental health based in north London
    • Committed to improving mental health and wellbeing
    • Provides...
  • Information site and a campaign run by Mind and Rethink Mental Health combatting mental health stigma
    • Runs a wide range of projects, engaging...
  • Charity that supports people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and physical disabilities to take control of their lives
    • Provides...
  • Complaints and Advocacy Services registered charity that supports people who face disadvantage or discrimination to have a voice that counts...

Nursing Homes

  • The organisations listed below provide information on nursing homes.
  • An online guide to the care system for the over-65s
    • The care calculator covers both residential care and the support provided in people's own...
  • Leading guide for Home Care and Nursing Agencies, Products and Jobs throughout the UK
    • Offers access to products and services search...
  • TrustedCare's interactive map showing local care quality in England, county by county
    • Allows users to see ratings for all care homes, nursing...
  • Members Association of Nursing Home owners committed to delivering quality services to their patients and campaigning for high standards in nursing...

Nursing & Midwifery

Policies & Reviews

  • The organisations listed below will give you an idea of health and social care policy.
  • Charity that engages both with national issues and, throught its network of branches, also works locally to improve health services for children...
  • A service from the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services in England
    • Focussing on peer support and exchanging best practice...
  • A charity and the association of directors of adult social services in England that further the interests of people in need of social care by...
  • An independent statutory body governed by local GP practices that ‘buys’ healthcare services on behalf of Camden
    • Works with local GPs,...
  • Camden Council's Health and Wellbeing board works to develop a shared understanding of the health and wellbeing needs of Camden
    • Explains about...
  • A network of national, regional and local organisations and people working together to create the right conditions to reduce loneliness in later life...
  • Systematic reviews of primary research in human health care and health policy
    • They investigate the effects of interventions for...
  • The Government Department that develops policies and guidelines through NHS England, Public Health England and the Medicines and Healthcare Products...
  • A charity partnership collecting patients' experiences to build an anonymised national picture of the quality of health and social care in the UK...
  • A partnership group with membership from organisations across the health and care system
    • Works effectively to make sure that the planning and...
  • Supports and works with councils and local people to help achieve the best possible outcomes in health and social care
    • Helps local politicians...
  • A platform that helps build collaborative and co-operative partnerships across the voluntary and community mental health sector
    • Promotes...
  • An award winning information website for health services in London
    • Offers an easy to use guide to GP services in London
    • Helps you find...
  • A registered charity that brings the voices of patients, service users and carers to bear on national health and social care policy in England...
  • Responsible for overseeing foundation trusts and NHS trusts, as well as independent providers that provide NHS-funded care
    • Provides...
  • An independent voice for service users and the public in the regulation of health and care professionals throughout the UK
    • Promotes the health...
  • A partnership of regional networks that champions the work of voluntary and community organisations to improve health, well-being and care...
  • Members Association of Nursing Home owners committed to delivering quality services to their patients and campaigning for high standards in nursing...
  • Independent charity working with care and support services to improve the lives of care service users by sharing knowledge about what works...
  • An independent body providing advice to ministers and the Carers Strategy Cross Government Board on progress in delivering the national carers...
  • A partnership of over 50 organisations committed to transforming health and care through personalisation and community-based support
      ...
  • A hub for collaboration between voluntary and community sector organisations and the national systems of Department of Health, NHS England and Public...
  • An alliance of disability organisations that works together to influence and develop social care policy and build relationships with government
      ...

Social Care

  • The organisations listed below offer social care services and support for specific groups in the community. Choose the one which most represents your...
  • Website that acts as a guide to inform and educate about aspects of the many different types of learning disabilities
    • A resource of...
  • Charity that offers counselling to neurotypical persons whose lives are in distress or upset due to their experience with any form of autism
    • ...
  • A specialist organisation focussing exclusively on elder abuse and working to protect, and prevent the abuse of, vulnerable older adults
    • ...
  • A service from the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services in England
    • Focussing on peer support and exchanging best practice...
  • Works with volunteer befrienders who visit socially isolated older people with dementia or memory impairement
    • Befrienders can help someone...
  • A partnership of Camden organisations, working together to tackle social isolation and loneliness among older people
    • Offers participation to...
  • A membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia
    • Offers local services that...
  • A charity and the association of directors of adult social services in England that further the interests of people in need of social care by...
  • A charity supporting anyone affected by eating disorders or difficulties with food, weight and shape
    • Works to change the way everyone thinks...
  • Council run body providing care and support information and resources covering public, private and community services across Camden and beyond
      ...
  • Empowering older people to connect to their communities in order to tackle isolation and loneliness older people can experience
    • Working with...
  • Contacts web page of services available for deaf and hard of hearing people, their families, professionals and carers
    • Provides complete email...
  • Safeguarding adults in Camden is any area of work that protects your right to live in safety, free from abuse or neglect
    • Works to respond to...
  • Council's informative webpage about social care and health services available in the borough
    • Provides access to services for people with...
  • Camden Council's Health and Wellbeing board works to develop a shared understanding of the health and wellbeing needs of Camden
    • Explains about...
  • A registered charity run by LGBT people for LGBT people ensuring that the rights and interests of LGBT people are represented in Camden...
  • A service that makes it easy to find a personal assistant (PA) and puts you in control of your care and support
    • Gives support to people with...
  • Ensures the coordination of safeguarding work by all agencies and monitors the effectiveness of child protection work locally
    • Provides easy...
  • Service aimed at helping blind or partially sighted people with specialist social services in the London Borough of Camden
    • Offers...
  • Website offering information about groups for stroke survivors in Camden
    • Offers a range of activities and services for stroke survivors and...
  • An independent registered charity offering counselling support to thousands of bereaved people, from all walks of life
    • Offers a...
  • A network of national, regional and local organisations and people working together to create the right conditions to reduce loneliness in later life...
  • A network of organisations that provide quality assured universal parenting classes, advice and support for all mums, dads and carers of...
  • Part of Patient Opinion, it is an independent site where anyone can share their stories of adult social care or the NHS
      ...
  • Launched by TrustedCare, this is the first live County league tables of social care providers across England
    • Created to empower...
  • The UK's largest independent provider of health and social care
    • Works with the NHS to take healthcare services closer to where people live and...
  • The UK's only national membership charity for carers, is both a support network and a movement for change
    • Offers expert telephone advice and...
  • One of the largest Trusts in the UK, caring for people with a wide range of physical and mental health needs
    • Provides a wide range of services...
  • Trust's website page about treatment and support for people with physical healthcare problems in a community setting
    • Community health services...
  • Trust's web page for users to have their say about services, helping to improve standards and to provide the services that people want
    • ...
  • A charity that offers friendly, reliable and person centred support to people with a learning disability and their families in north London
    • ...
  • A private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen
    • Provides access to a ChildLine counsellor by...
  • A social network community for unpaid family carers offering helpful resources, peer advice and understanding to help end the isolation of carers...
  • Camden Council's local community information database
    • Contains details of around 4,000 organisations and services
    • Provides...
  • A charity supporting voluntary organisations that work with offenders and their families
    • Aims to ensure the sector and all those with whom...
  • Systematic reviews of primary research in human health care and health policy
    • They investigate the effects of interventions for...
  • Part of Reed Business Information Limited, it is a resource for social work professionals
    • Gives users access to a wealth of authoritative...
  • Charity committed to improving the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people
    • Helps children and young people develop...
  • UK's first dedicated children's charity service for parents
    • Offers parenting classes available with the CANparent Vouchers provided at ...
  • The leading directory for providing counselling advice and information - connecting those in distress with the largest support network in the UK
      ...
  • A charity providing free treatment and support to vulnerable people who have faced hardships like abuse, homelessness and addiction
    • ...
  • A charitable company formed by Women in Dialogue to buy, renovate and run the new Crossroads Women’s Centre in Kentish Town
    • Brings together...
  • A guide to the funds available to help the disabled with the higher cost of daily living
    • Provides information on charities and trusts to help...
  • Government's Guide on Disability Living Allowance, a tax-free benefit for disabled people who need help with mobility or care costs
    • ...
  • Part of the UCL NHS Foundation Trust, it is one of UK's largest secondary and tertiary care providers of dentistry in North London
    • Provides...
  • A holistic, exciting and innovative lesbian and gay mental health charity that offers a range of social, emotional and support services to LGBT...
  • A network of national organisations committed to equal opportunities, social justice, good community relations, respect for human rights and an end...
  • A self-management programme from NHS Choices for people who are living with a long-term condition
    • Aims to support people by increasing their...
  • An award-winning early-intervention programme which brings parents, children, teachers and the wider community together, to make sure children get...
  • A national charity that believes every child and parent deserves the best chance in life and dedicated to creating an emotionally healthy, resilient...
  • Organisation offering support to families with any problem or challenge they may face over the phone, online, or in local communities
    • ...
  • A centre of learning and knowledge in the care, treatment and protection of torture survivors
    • Provides survivors with medical treatment,...
  • NHS Foundation Trust's wide range of projects to help local people into work supported by Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
    • Provides...
  • A group of GP practices in Camden bidding for local NHS contracts in order to keep services relevant, local and familiar to patients
    • Provides...
  • The national provider of information, data and IT systems for health and social careProvides:
    • Information and data catalogue
    • IT...
  • Organisation providing free, reliable information about health issues, by sharing people's real-life experience stories about cancer, autism, motor-...
  • National charity founded, led and run by people with personal experience of hepatitis C
    • Raises public awareness and end discrimination against...
  • The national body responsible for collecting information about treatments and care from across health and social care
    • Supports the effective...
  • A charity partnership collecting patients' experiences to build an anonymised national picture of the quality of health and social care in the UK...
  • An independent organisation that supports LGBT Muslim people, their families and friends, in addressing issues of sexual orientation within Islam...
  • A charity that is an established voice for older people
    • Offers advice and information service, publications, discussion groups and network of...
  • A mental health charity providing specialist support and advice around problems at work, training and education
    • Helps employees experiencing...
  • Supports and works with councils and local people to help achieve the best possible outcomes in health and social care
    • Helps local politicians...
  • A partnership to support London’s voluntary and community sector organisations to improve the accessibility of their services
    • With 200 years+...
  • Network set up to support the development and sharing of positive practice for parents with learning disabilities and learning difficulties...
  • The collaborative leader of London's voluntary and community sector that support London's 60,000 voluntary, community and social enterprise...
  • Founded in 2008 is a youth-led approach to make mental health accessible to excluded young people within their own community
    • Works with young...
  • A one to one befriending service from Macmillan for cancer patients and their carers within Camden and Islington
    • Support is available as...
  • Charity working with people with a learning disability to change laws, services and prejudice, and directly support people to live as they choose...
  • A charity and company limited by guarantee that promotes happy and healthy living for Irish people in London
    • One-to-one information and advice...
  • An award winning information website for health services in London
    • Offers an easy to use guide to GP services in London
    • Helps you find...
  • Website allowing service users to see key data used by the NHS and local councils to monitor performance and shape the services you use
    • ...
  • TrustedCare's interactive map showing local care quality in England, county by county
    • Allows users to see ratings for all care homes, nursing...
  • The National Child Trust’s offering of courses for parents, supporting them through pregnancy, birth and a new life as a parent 
    • Offers...
  • An umbrella charity for all those involved in palliative, end of life and hospice care
    • Works with government, health and social care staff and...
  • NHS Choices' guide for people who have care and support needs, their carers and people who are planning for their future care needs
    • Gives...
  • NHS informative webpage for the care of someone who has a learning disability and needs to go into hospital
    • Helps prepare with information and...
  • NHS England oversees the budget, planning, delivery and day-to-day operation of the commissioning side of the NHS in England
    • Places the...
  • A link to a NHS England Pdf about the "Right to Have" a personal health budget prepared by Patient Participation Team NHS England
    • This...
  • The trade association for NHS service providers, helping its members to deliver high quality care by providing them with a single public voice
      ...
  • NICE provides national guidance and advice to improve outcomes for people using the NHS and other public health and social care services...
  • Service directory from One Housing Group to help easily search for services in your borough
    • Provides full listings of contacts and...
  • A partnership with Age UK providing information and support services for older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people
    • Aimed at people...
  • A series of six workshops proven to increase parents' skills and confidence and so improve the behaviour and wellbeing of their children
    • ...
  • Campaigning group that captures stories about healthcare from patients, family members and carers
    • They call for improvements to health and...
  • A network of people with personal experience seeking to improve and develop personal health budgets and integrated personal budgets
    • ...
  • Camden Council's Personal Budgets policies and services in easy read format
    • Provides information on how a Personal Budget works, who is...
  • Supports disabled adults aged 16 to 65 and parents of disabled children who receive direct payments for social care or a Personal Health Budget
      ...
  • An Industrial and Provident Society with charitable status which works with socially excluded adults in North East London
    • Provides supported...
  • The London Regional Forum on ageing, bring together relevant organisations to consider age issues in London and agree common solutions
    • Works...
  • An independent voice for service users and the public in the regulation of health and care professionals throughout the UK
    • Promotes the health...
  • A partnership of regional networks that champions the work of voluntary and community organisations to improve health, well-being and care...
  • Charity formed in 1991 to lessen the effect of trauma and abuse on people with learning disabilities their families and supporters
    • ...
  • A charity offering advice, information and help to those affected by mental illness
    • Offers several advocacy services in Camden
    • Has a...
  • Increases understanding of and support for human rights by using infographics, stories and social media
    • Offers clear and reliable...
  • A leading UK mental health Charity aiming to improve the quality of life for people affected by mental illness
    • Raises awareness and...
  • Charity offering support to all first and second generation Scots living within a 35 mile radius of Charing Cross
    • Provides independent...
  • Charity offering self-management education and training for people living with long-term health conditions
    • Works with patients and...
  • A national network of service users and disabled people aiming to deliver a shared voice for user controlled organisations
    • Improves the...
  • The UK network for family-based and small-scale ways of supporting adults where members are Shared Lives carers and workers, and Homeshare programmes...
  • An employer-led workforce development body for adult social care in England
    • Works with employers to create qualifications guidelines ...
  • Independent charity working with care and support services to improve the lives of care service users by sharing knowledge about what works...
  • Organisation working with practitioners and parents to develop new resources to support emotional health and well-being in children, families and...
  • A homelessness charity and a housing association helping individuals rebuild their lives
    • Provides a bed and support to more than 2,500 people...
  • An independent body providing advice to ministers and the Carers Strategy Cross Government Board on progress in delivering the national carers...
  • Race Equality Foundation's website offering parenting courses designed to work for all parents and carers
    • Based on their well-established...
  • A confidential telephone helpline that aims to support people emotionally before they reach the point of crisis
    • Offers confidential emotional...
  • A partnership between voluntary and community organisations, healthcare providers, commissioners and local authorities
    • Reduces health...
  • The leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families
    • Provides information, support and pioneering...
  • Mind in Camden's service supporting children and young people who hear, see or experience things that other people don't
    • Works in...
  • Complaints and Advocacy Services registered charity that supports people who face disadvantage or discrimination to have a voice that counts...
  • A hub for collaboration between voluntary and community sector organisations and the national systems of Department of Health, NHS England and Public...
  • An alliance of disability organisations that works together to influence and develop social care policy and build relationships with government
      ...
  • Organisation supporting and encouraging better volunteering in Camden, and promoting equality of access to volunteer opportunities for all
    • ...
  • An alliance of community, private, statutory and voluntary sectors working to improve services for the community
    • The WellFair Project working...