Get started with our advice pages - which cover everything from understanding care homes, to finding the right home for you.
Moving to a care home is a big decision. Our guides can help you decide whether moving into a care home is the right choice and how to choose the right one.
Finding the right care home (PDF 1.59 MB)
Care home checklist (PDF 328 KB)
If you’re funded by your local authority, what rights do you have to choose which home you live in?
What to ask and what to look for when choosing a care home.
Our factsheets explain the rules about local authority funding of care and explains what happens if your partner needs residential care in a care home.
Our vision is for all older people to be able to access the help they need to stay well and independent and to live in suitable housing, in age-friendly neighbourhoods, for as long as they want.
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If you are providing unpaid care, we have free information and advice available to support you.
Find out what you are entitled to and how to claim.
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