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

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.
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

Paying for home care

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

Domiciliary care fees

Find out about home care fees and how they can vary according to where you live in the UK, as well as the type of care ...