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Home care
Find out about care at home, adaptations and technology to help you to stay independent in your own home for longer.
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 to help you through the emotional and practical steps of losing a loved one, from coping with bereavement to arranging a funeral.

Being a carer

We give you the information you need to help you through an emotionally draining time – there is plenty of support out there for you.
Real-life stories
John's story
Read John’s story about how he manages caring full time for his wife, Dorothy, who suffers from Alzheimer’s.
Jennifer's story
Read Jennifer’s story about caring for her mother, father and aunt, all who had various forms of dementia.

Further reading

Carer's assessment

If you care for someone it may be helpful to arrange a carer’s assessment to see if you’re eligible for support – ...

Respite care

Respite care offers carers a break from caring, by providing replacement support. We explain the options and how to ...