Useful links to further information:

Social Care Institute of Excellence (SCIE)

Improvement support agency and an independent charity working with adults’, families’ and children’s care and support services across the UK.

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

The independent regulator of health and social care in England

Healthwatch Liverpool

List of reports of visits to care homes (and other health related organisations)

Department of Health – Social Care

Government information and updates on Health and Social care

Care Industry News

News for UK care providers of elderly care, residential & nursing care, assisted living, homes with care, social care, and all other types of adult care.

Community Care

Site to promote excellence in Social Care

Think Local, Act Personal

A national partnership transforming health and care through personalisation and community-based support

National Care Association

National Care Association represents the interests of provider members and their service users nationally, to promote high standards of care, and to support local associations and members.

Guide to Care

Care news and information

Care England

Representative body for independent care services in England.

Age Concern

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life.