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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.

Organising home care

Many older people live independently with the help of family, friends and professional carers. Explore the different types of home care and how to arrange it.
Real-life stories
Hall's story
Read Hall’s story about arranging home care for his mother, Doris, to allow her to remain living independently in her own home.
David's story
Read David’s story about arranging live-in care for his aunt, and how the family ensured she received the best support, particularly when carers changed.
Use our directory to find local home care agencies anywhere across the UK.

Further reading

Paying for home care

We explain the options for paying for care at home, from local authority support to paying for it yourself.

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.