Find Me Help is the UK's most complete database of services for people in the last years of life and those close to them.
Users search for he services nearest to them by entering a postcode or location in the search field. The advanced search allows results to be refined by 31 service categories (e.g. 'Bereavement' or 'Equipment') and 35 specific needs (e.g. 'LGBT' or 'Children and young people').
There is a national services directory listing 134 services that are represented across the U.K.
Users of the site can add, claim and amend organisations at any point using our secure system. Updates are instantly shared with all Find Me Help users.
Find Me Help also includes a profiling tool, displaying organisations and services in a specific area (i.e. local authority, region or country) which shows the provision of services across the UK and can help to identify gaps. This is to support professionals with needs assessment, commissioning and networking.
Find Me Help includes a clear, comprehensive and helpful guide for those approaching the end of life and their carers, relatives and friends.
It contains information about what to expect during end of life care and the things you may want to think about, including where you would like to be cared for.
There is guidance on planning ahead, talking about death and dying, what to do when someone dies and coping with bereavement.
This section was written by Sue Brayne, author of "The D-Word: Taking About Dying" and is continually reviewed and updated.
You can see the Find Me Help guide here.
Find Me Help is available as a microsite that reflects your organisation’s brand and can be linked directly with your organisation’s main website.
Branding features include use of your organisation’s logo and two brand colours, as well as an ‘about us’ section and prominent link back to your main website.
Find Me Help includes a specific interface for smart phones and tablets as well as desktop computers making it perfect for people on the go.
You can set your local postcode as the default search location, so that users in your area can immediately find what they are looking for
The micro-site can have be hosted on a subdomain of findmehelp.org.uk (e.g. ncpc.findmehelp.org.uk) or on a custom domain name (e.g. help.ncpc.org.uk)
You can track visitors to your version of the micro-site by embedding Google Analytics code and reporting via your own website Analytics account
No maintenance or support costs are incurred. There are automated updates of listings from the parent database and information content curated by Dying Matters
A low cost way to provide a comprehensive set of additional services to your users
Full Find Me Help search and advanced search available to all your website visitors
A resource for your staff, enabling them to identify the most appropriate services to refer your clients on to
An opportunity for you to promote your own services through Find Me Help
Use of the area profiling tool to identify gaps and provision of services across the UK
User feedback on Find Me Help to date has been very positive. .
For cost details see the section on pricing below.
Feedback from service users to date has been very positive, for example:
93% say that Find Me Help is easy to use
90% say they would recommend Find Me Help to others.
Please see below for some service users quotes.
To create your own version of Find Me Help click 'Sign Up' below (requires registration).
The pricing of Find Me Help has deliberately been kept low in order to be accessible to the widest range of organisations. There is an additional reduction for National Council for Palliative Care subscribers.
Find Me Help is intended to be of interest to all organisations whose service users may be dealing with the end of life. This includes but is not restricted to hospices, GPs surgeries, solicitors, funeral directors and advice agencies. It also works well for large employers looking to support their staff.
As well as the 'standard' Find Me Help microsites we offer the content of Find Me Help in a range of custom formats. For more information on these please contact us.
£270 per year + VAT
£360 per year + VAT
£900 per year + VAT
£1,200 per year + VAT
Please get in touch if you have any questions.