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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.

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.
Use our calculator to find out how much you'll pay for care in your area and what financial support is available.

Further reading

Carer’s Allowance

If you care for someone for more than 35 hours a week, find out if you could apply for Carer’s Allowance.

Respite care

Respite care offers carers a break from caring, by providing replacement support. We explain your options.