We explain options for paying for a care home, from local authority support and NHS Continuing Healthcare to paying the costs yourself.
Find out how fees vary across the UK. There are also differences depending on your care needs and the type of care home you are looking for.
We explain how to cover the costs of a care home if you're a self-funder, what happens if your money runs out and where to get financial advice.
Government funding might be available to help you pay for a care home – we explain the means test thresholds and other rules.
A ‘deferred payment agreement’ is a long-term loan from the council to help you pay your care home fees.