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Charity providing information, advice and support for older people – including advice on finding, choosing and financing a care home.
Telephone: 0800 169 6565
A social enterprise that represents affordable representation for families struggling to navigate the continuing healthcare maze.
Telephone: 0345 548 0300
A free service specialising in funding advice for older people in the UK.
Helpline: 0161 707 1107
Citizens Advice Bureaux (CAB)
National network of free advice centres that can give advice on benefits and other options for financing care.
Telephone: 08454 04 05 06 (Consumer helpline)
To get details of government policy throughout the UK, including enquiries about local authority care homes and needs and financial assessments.
Website (UK): www.gov.uk
Website (Northern Ireland): www.northernireland.gov.uk
Website (Scotland): www.scotland.gov.uk
Website (Wales): www.wales.gov.uk
A charity that offers expertise for older people on social care, benefits, befriending and other social support through their advice service.
Advice line: 0800 319 6789
Society of Later Life Advisers (SOLLA)
Find an expert financial adviser in your area that specialises in issues affecting older people – including funding long-term care, savings, pensions and equity release.
Telephone: 0845 303 2909
Page last reviewed: 30 November 2015
Next review due: 28 February 2017