We explain the options for paying for care at home, from local authority support to paying for it yourself, known as self-funding.
Find out about home care fees and how they vary depending on the type of care you need and where you live in the UK.
Following a financial assessment, government funding for home care may be available. We explain how the means test for home care works and other rules.
One alternative to a care home in later life is hiring professional carers to look after you in your own home. This can be more affordable than a care home, but there are potential hidden costs to look out for.