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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 to help you through the emotional and practical steps of losing a loved one, from coping with bereavement to arranging a funeral.

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.
Cost of care and eligibility in England
Use our simple tool to find out how much care might cost in England and what financial support is available.

Further reading

Home care options

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

Home care providers

Home care services can be provided by a range of organisations or even private individuals.