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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.

Hospital admissions & discharge

It’s an emotional time if a loved one is admitted to hospital. We explain what happens in a medical emergency and how to get the best care.
Real-life stories
Iris's story
Iris tells her story about her father who needed day and night care at home, and how she gave up work to care for her mother.
Use our directory to find local care homes, home care agencies and carer support services across the UK.

Further reading

Getting a needs assessment

A needs assessment is crucial to getting the care support you need. You have a right to this assessment and it's free ...

Home care options

If you’re finding it difficult to wash or get dressing, home care can provide the extra support that you need.

Why might care needs change?

We recommend ‘future proofing’ care plans and show how to deal with a gradual or sudden decline in mental or ...