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Home care
Find out about care at home, adaptations and technology to help you 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 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.

Carers' rights at work

In this guide, we explain what carers are entitled to in the workplace – including requesting flexible working and working without discrimination.
Real-life stories
Daphne's story
Read Daphne’s story about caring for her husband for almost 40 years. She eventually had a carer’s assessment to see what help was available.
Cost of care and eligibility in England
Use our simple tool to find out how much care might cost and what financial support is available.

Further reading

Carer's assessment

If you care for someone, you can arrange a carer’s assessment to find out if you’re eligible for support.

What is a carer?

We explain what it means to be a carer and the many ways that the UK’s 6.5 million carers provide help and support.

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.