Age needs one voice. Now it has:
Age UK is the new force combining Age Concern England and
Help the Aged in England.
The social care system in England is in crisis. For many years the system has been severely under-funded. Care in Crisis is Age UK’s campaign to ensure that every older person is able to get the care they need.
Find out more about Care in Crisis
If you're a local authority-funded care home resident, we can help explain what rights you have when choosing which home you live in.
Age UK's Helena King explains the simple things you can do and adapt around the house to make life that little bit easier
More home and care features
The amount that social services departments pay towards care on your behalf varies depending on your local authority, although there are minimum requirements.
If you're a carer, it's important to know your rights. Making time for yourself is crucial for your health and wellbeing.
Why is the social care system in crisis? What is Age UK doing to help?
We are grateful for the generous support of Dr Naim Dangoor CBE and The Exilarch's Foundation
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