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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.

Financing home adaptations

Home adaptations can help an older person live independently and stay in their own home for longer. We explain possible funding options available.
Real-life stories
Frank's story
Read Frank’s story about the financial support he has had from his local authority to make home adaptations.
Brian's story
Read Brian’s story about caring for his mother, alongside his family, and how they’ve looked into local authority funding for home adaptations.
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

Stairlifts and stair safety

Find advice on stairlifts, wheelchair lifts, hand rails and walking sticks, and avoiding common hazards on stairways.

Grab rails

If you’re having difficulty moving around your home because of poor balance or decreased mobility, it may be helpful ...

Bathroom adaptations

We explain your options for making bathing easier – including walk-in baths, walk-in showers and wet rooms.