Links of Interest

  •  Scottish Older People’s Assembly
    As a pressure on Governments, SOPA exists to give a strong voice to older people about their concerns and experience of life in Scotland, and also raises issues about age inequalities.

 

  • Age Scotland
    Age Scotland is the leading charity representing older people in Scotland and supporting their rights and interests. Our vision is a Scotland where everyone can love later life.

 

  • Alzheimer Scotland
    Alzheimer Scotland is the leading dementia organisation in Scotland. We campaign for the rights of people with dementia and their families and provide an extensive range of innovative and personalised support services.

 

  •              Luminate
    Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing organisation, runs a diverse programme of creative events and activities throughout the year. Our projects bring together older people and those from across the generations to celebrate our creativity as we age, share stories of ageing and explore what growing older means to all of us.

 

  • Care Inspectorate
    The Care Inspectorate is a scrutiny body which supports improvement. That means we look at the quality of care in Scotland to ensure it meets high standards. Where we find that improvement is needed, we support services to make positive changes.

 

  • Silver Line Scotland
    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.

 

  • Scottish Government Bereavement Care
    We recognise that quality bereavement care starts with the care of the dying, and is dependent on the provision of evidence based training and support for staff to enable them to provide the appropriate support for bereaved relatives and carers.