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How the Guide works

  • The Start Here guide will help you make the health and social care system of Camden work for you. It is a guide to finding information. It leads you...

Accessibility

  • The organisations listed below can help you find accessible services in health and social care to suit your needs.
  • Website that acts as a guide to inform and educate about aspects of the many different types of learning disabilities
    • A resource of...
  • A national charity with local reach, providing practical help and support to blind and partially sighted people
    • Provides support in many...
  • Council's informative webpage about how to access the Council for disabled and non-disabled people
    • Provides information, links,...
  • Camden Council's directory of the borough's approved home care providers
    • Provides information, contact details, location, opening times...
  • Council's Cindex local community information directory about the borough's services and organisations in every aspect of health and social care...
  • Service aimed at helping blind or partially sighted people with specialist social services in the London Borough of Camden
    • Offers...
  • 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 organisations that provide quality assured universal parenting classes, advice and support for all mums, dads and carers of...
  • Access information website developed by disabled people for disabled people to enable independence and choice in accessing their local...
  • Easyhealth was made so that people know where to find ‘accessible’ health information
    • ‘Accessible’ information is information that uses easy...
  • 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
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  • Website about the helplines available in every aspect of health and social care
    • Provides information, links and contact details
    • Offers...
  • NHS guidance in how to view your health records
    • Helps with how to apply to access or change your medical record, rules and regulations
    • ...
  • A partnership to support London’s voluntary and community sector organisations to improve the accessibility of their services
    • With 200 years+...
  • The National Child Trust’s offering of courses for parents, supporting them through pregnancy, birth and a new life as a parent 
    • Offers...
  • Formal guidance document of standards which health and social care organisations must follow by law
    • This guidance tells organisations how...
  • NHS Choices's comprehensive listing of contact numbers of the most prominent and widely used services 
    • Provides access to contacts about...
  • Service directory from One Housing Group to help easily search for services in your borough
    • Provides full listings of contacts and...
  • A series of six workshops proven to increase parents' skills and confidence and so improve the behaviour and wellbeing of their children
    • ...
  • The directory for services aimed at helping blind or partially sighted people
    • Provides access to specialist social services for blind and...
  • Organisation working with practitioners and parents to develop new resources to support emotional health and well-being in children, families and...
  • Race Equality Foundation's website offering parenting courses designed to work for all parents and carers
    • Based on their well-established...

Help

  • The information listed below can help you find out more about our Start Here guide. Choose the one most appropriate to your question.
  • A group of Camden independent advice agencies providing advice and information on issues such as welfare benefits, housing, employment and debt
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  • Think Local Act Personal's informative webpage about health and social care definitions in plain English rather than legal
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  • The Start Here guide will help you make the health and social care system of Camden work for you. It is a guide to finding information. It leads you...
  • Some of the websites in this guide are of a particularly high quality and we've awarded them the StartHere Quality Mark. Read on to find out more...
  • The link to the Start Here guide is on many local health and social care websites. You can also navigate to it from our main website too.