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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 real-life stories

Read real-life experiences about organising care at home, staying independent and adaptations made to homes.

More real-life stories

Find more real-life stories related to different stages of caring

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.

Checklist for sitting properly

Guidance on how to tell if you’re sitting correctly with your spine well supported, and how to deal with chairs that ...

What is dementia?

We explain how to spot the signs of dementia and the main types, including Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia.