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Casework is a collaborative job

An important part of that is understanding boundaries. Some organisations will be better placed to respond to the personal and specific needs of customers than housing related support workers can be.

  • Age UK (opens in a new window) is a leading national charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. It has a federal structure with 130 local Age UKs providing a range of practical, community and emotional support services.
  • Independent Age (opens in a new window) can provide people with free and impartial advice on the issues such as: care and support, money and benefits, health and mobility.
  • Disability Rights UK (opens in a new window) is a leading national charity run by and for people with lived experience of disability or health conditions.
    • It provides advice and information and support to disabled people on welfare benefits, in cases of discrimination and on education and employment.
    • It also works to Influence public attitudes, behaviours and policies.
  • MacMillan Cancer Support offers emotional, physical and financial support to people living with Cancer.
  • The Alzheimers Society (opens in a new window) provides national and local services which aim to provide the information, advice and support people need to live better with Dementia.