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Home & care

Whether you want to remain in your own home, are looking for help with an older relative, weighing up housing options or seeking advice on paying for care, we can help you.

Key topics

  • Advice for carers

    Advice and support for carers, including what to do when your caring role changes.
  • Caring for someone with Dementia

    If the person you care for is diagnosed with dementia, you don’t have to manage on your own.
  • Care homes

    Are you considering or looking for a care home? Get started with our advice pages.
  • Housing choices

    Start here for information about the different options and where to find out more.
  • Social care: where to start

    Knowing how to go about getting help and support at home can be confusing. Let us help
  • Home safety and security

    How to stay safe in your home, and advice on avoiding scams.
  • Our Gifted Housing service

    Find out about our Gifted Housing Service and how it could help you stay in your own home.
  • Help at home

    Information about how to find help at home and paying for care and support.
  • Adapting your home

    Simple adaptations could enable you to stay in your own home for longer.
  • Share your experience

    Share your experience of health and care providers with Age UK and the CQC.

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