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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.

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.
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

Paying for a care home

We explain options for paying for a care home, from local authority support to paying yourself, known as self-funding, ...

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.