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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.

Home care finance

Find out about the options for financing domiciliary care, including local authority and NHS funding, personal budgets, self-funding and equity release.
Real-life stories
Rachel K's story
Read Rachel’s story about her mother, who when she was 91, was assessed as needing NHS Continuing Healthcare.
Chris's story
Read Chris’s story about arranging home care for his mum and learning about the various benefits that are available in later life.
Use our calculator to find out how much you might pay a home care agency in your area and what financial support is available.

Further reading

Home care services

If you’re finding it difficult to manage, home care can provide the support you need to stay independent at home.

Paying for a care home

Explore the options for paying for a care home: local authority funding, paying for yourself or NHS support.