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User of our services greets a support at home volunteer as he brings her shopping

Independent living: help people at home

From giving people confidence to doing a weekly shop, our volunteers help people to live independently in their own home.

A British Red Cross volunteer helps a woman using a walker outside a hospital

In and out of hospital: how to stop avoidable admissions

A new British Red Cross report calls for action to stop an ‘endless cycle’ of avoidable hospital admissions among vulnerable patients. This could ease pressure on the health and social care systems.

Older woman being supported at home

Feedback about our Independent Living services

Find out how many people would recommend our services to friends and family.

A Red Cross volunteer looks at a photo with a service user

Prevention in action: How are prevention and integration being implemented?

Local authorities in England must do more in their local areas to provide services which prevent, reduce or delay the need for care and support.

Sally Driver meets support at home worker Chris at her front door, holding on to a grab rail.

Prevention in action: resources for local decision makers

Too many people have to reach crisis point before they receive the health and social care support they need.

Emergency response volunteers unloading equipment from vehicle

Feedback about our Event First Aid services

Find out how many people would recommend our services to friends and family.

To, her four children and a Mongolian Red Cross volunteer sit in the family's new ger in Mongolia

In the coldest winter of the century, warmth and comfort for Mongolia’s most vulnerable

To and her four children used to move from one cold home to another, but thanks to the Red Cross the family got a home of their own just as Mongolia's dzud took hold.

Volunteer with a client from the Homecare Carers Respite Service

Councillors say Care Bill will not give support for all

25 Sep 2013

A new government bill will fail to give everyone preventative care before they reach the point of crisis, councillors across the UK have warned the British Red Cross.

Volunteer with a client from the Homecare Carers Respite Service

Information for commissioners and referrers

If you are a healthcare commissioner or referrer, find out what working in partnership with us can help you achieve.

An Alzheimers patient and her carer

Volunteers on hand to help dementia patients

19 Mar 2012

The British Red Cross has launched a new service offering support both to people living with dementia and their carers.

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