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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.

Care homes

Thinking about a loved one moving into a care home can be an emotional experience. Find out about all aspects of choosing a care home with our guide.
Real-life stories
Pam's story
Choosing a care home for a loved one is never an easy decision, read Pam’s story about how she went about finding the right place for her mother.
Jenny's story
Read Jenny’s story about finding the right care homes for her parents, the things to ask when you’re looking around and what to look out for.
Use our calculator to find out the cost of a care home in your area and what financial support is available.

Further reading

Paying for a care home

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

Self-funding a care home

We explain how you can pay for your care, what happens if your money runs out and getting financial advice.