Local Services and Support Groups

East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group (ELR CCG)

The ELR CCG are the local NHS organisation responsible for planning and buying health services for over 325,000 patients living in Blaby, Lutterworth, Oadby, Wigston, Melton Mowbray, Rutland, Market Harborough and the surrounding areas. 

Rutland County Council – Information Service

The Rutland Information Service is an online directory of local services for adults, children and families.

Through the Rutland Information Service you can find out about:

  • Care and support for adults
  • Services for special educational needs and people with disabilities
  • Information for parents, carers and families
  • Events, activities and support services near you

Rutland Information Service holds lots of information about our services, local organisations, charities and the NHS.

There are also national support services listed, along with useful self-help tips for healthy living.


Rutland Young Carers

You can visit various websites to access advice and support if you are a young carer, we have listed some below for you to take a look at.

Have a look at the most recent Rutland Young Carers Booklet 2018 which is filled with information such as support groups for young carers, eligibility for funding and much more.

Rutland County Council

NHS Website

Carers UK

Youth Access
Youth Access is an advice and counselling network, click on the link below to find out more.

Northamptonshire Adult Social Services

Including the below:

  • Carers and support information
  • Disability and Mental Health
  • Assessment and Eligibility

And more…

Age UK Leicestershire & Rutland

Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland is an independent local charity with a national name. We work in the local community to help older people live happier, active, fulfilled and socially-engaged lives in communities around the City, County and Rutland.

Dementia Support & Advice

Dementia UK

  • Admiral Nurse Service
    Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who give much-needed practical and emotional support to family carers, as well as the person with dementia. Rutland’s first Admiral Nurse, Angela Moore, has been appointed by Rutland County Council, in partnership with Dementia UK.
  • Admiral Nurse Dementia Hotline
    The Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline is for anyone with a question or concern about dementia.
    Call their Dementia Helpline on 0800 888 6678 or send an email to helpline@dementiauk.org
  • Age UK Dementia Support Service
    Our Dementia Support service offers support for those living with dementia and their carers and actively promotes the wellbeing of those living with dementia through one-to-one support and group activities.
  • Rutland Reminders
    Rutland Reminders is a local group of dedicated volunteers – we formed in 2010 for people with dementia and their carers, meeting monthly to sing well-loved songs and chat over tea

Uppingham Drop in Cafe – Support for those living with dementia and carers

Are you caring for someone with dementia and need some support? Come along have a chat.

First Monday of each month.
1.30pm – 3.00pm
Uppingham Church Hall.

For more information please contact

Yvonne Rawlings
T: 01572770324 – M: 07738820910