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Financing care
Learn about funding options for home care, home adaptations and care homes, together with Attendance Allowance, gifting assets and Power of Attorney.
Housing options
Consider your options and learn about sheltered housing, retirement villages and care homes.
End of life
Guidance on the practical and emotional aspects at the end of life, from planning end of life care to arranging a funeral and coping with bereavement.
Find care homes, home care agencies and support groups across the UK.

Care services directory

Find care homes, home care agencies and support groups across the UK.

Types of care services explained
Residential care homes

Care homes that provide living accommodation with meals in a dining area and help with personal care, such as washing and dressing.

Nursing homes

Everything that is in a residential care home together with medical care from a qualified nurse who is on site 24 hours a day.

Home care

Carers employed by care agencies give your relative support at home, which is paid for privately or by the local authority.

Support groups

Local groups that provide additional support for people living with dementia, such as Alzheimer's Society Dementia Advisers, and carers of people with any mental, physical or health need.

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Care home owners or managers can add information to the directory for free.

Further reading

Choosing a home care agency

If you’re searching for care at home, our step-by-step guide helps you decide how to get the best help for your needs.

Choosing a care home

How to make a shortlist of suitable care homes, and uncover key information to ensure your loved one’s needs are met.

Home care providers

Home care services can be provided by a range of organisations or even private individuals.