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Useful Resources

We understand that finding information can be difficult. Below are some useful links, simply click the link or logo to visit their website.

Flu jabs for carers

If you are a carer, you are eligible for the flu vaccine for FREE.


Swindon Borough Council

Service directory of Swindon Borough Council. Search the list of Council services and information.

NHS Continuing Healthcare

NHS Continuing Healthcare (NHS CHC) is a package of care for adults aged 18 or over which is arranged and funded solely by the NHS.


Carer Passport

A Carer Passport is essentially a record which identifies an unpaid carer in some way and leads to provision of support, services or other benefits in response.

Swindon Borough Council Adult Social Care and Support

Information and advice about care and support

Swindon Local Offer 

Swindon Borough Council’s care and support information and advice website

Carers Trust

Carers Trust is a major charity for, with and about carers. Swindon Carers Centre is our network Partner.


Carers UK  – ‘the voice of carers’ 
Advice and information about financial support, relationships, health and practical support.

The Digital Resource for Carers: Information about an an online platform that hosts a wealth of resources for carers to help you build resilience in your caring role.

Guide for health professionals: Guidance explaining how the Digital Resource for Carers works, as well as tips on how to refer people for support.

NHS Care and Support

A guide for people who have care and support needs, their carers and people who are planning for their future care needs.

The NHS Long-term Plan – commitments to unpaid carers.

Information on ongoing work to improve the identification and support of carers.


Welfare Rights

National website for Welfare Rights and Benefits Advice.




Carers Centre

The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust (WBVT) works in partnership with the Wiltshire Police to provide a home security service and online safety service for over 60s, 18+ with a registered disability and victims of domestic abuse throughout Wiltshire and Swindon.

HealthWatch Swindon

Gives people a powerful voice to help influence the delivery and design of local health services.




Citizens Advice Swindon

Provides free, confidential and impartial advice and campaign on big issues affecting people’s lives.


Swindon Mind

Provides advice, support and services to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem in Swindon.


Bath and North East Somerset Swindon and Wiltshire Integrated Care Board

For people with a learning disability, you can request to be on the learning disability register at your GP surgery for an annual health check. Click here for a form you can download and fill in.


Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Swindon

Information about services and support at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon.



Wiltshire Law Centre

Provides free confidential advice in welfare benefits, employment, housing and debt.


Independent Age

Helpline for older people 



The Silver Line

Operates the only confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK that’s open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The specially trained helpline team offer information, friendship and advice. They can also link callers to local groups and services, as well as protect and support older people who are suffering abuse and neglect 

Age UK

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


Alzheimer’s Society (Swindon)

Please email for advice if you care for someone with a dementia of any kind. Email swindon@alzheimers.org.uk 


The Herbert Protocol

For information about The Herbert Protocol click here.

For the  Carers Information Page on Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue’s website, click here. 



Dressability is a friendly and welcoming independent charity which supports the clothing needs of individuals with disabilities and those with limited dexterity.

For more information click on the leaflet below

Dressability leaflet




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