Rescare

Description of service

Confidential helpline providing information on learning disability and its impact on family carers. Can help with issues including health care, social care, education and housing provision. The Team can provide information on legislation relating to learning disability e.g. the Mental Capacity Act, the role of the Court of Protection, the Children and Families Act, the Care Act 2014, but cannot give specific legal advice. Further support includes small local support groups and newsletter.

Key Focus

Support for children and adults with learning disabilities and their families

Age Range

All ages

Opening Times

Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
except on public holidays and between Christmas and New Year
closed weekends
answerphone available

Area Of Operation

Whole of UK

Charges

None

Referral Method

Self referral

Registered Charity Number

1112766