Care Homes

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Introduction to care homes

Are you considering or looking for a care home?

Our Introduction to care homes and Finding care home accommodation guides are the place to start.

 
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Choice of accommodation

What rights local authority-funded care home residents have to choose which home they live in.

Accommodation choices
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Care home checklist

What to ask and what to look for when you look around a care home, and where to get inspection reports.

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Paying for care

What help is available?

Our guides explain the rules about local authority funding of care and explains what happens if your partner needs care in a care home.

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Means testing and your home

How local authorities take the value of your property into account when assessing care home fee payment.

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Deprivation of assets and means testing

How spending, gifts and certain investments can affect means testing.


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08000 223 444
 

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