Lady outside her houseAge UK Leicester Shire & Rutland set up the residential and nursing homes advisory service to help people in just this situation.

 

Our free and confidential advice covers a range of issues including

  • Choosing a home
  • Being assessed by social services
  • Who pays for care
  • How the rules affect houses and savings
  • Whether property can be given away
  • Applying for state benefit relating to residential or nursing care.

We also provide information on alternatives to full time care including

  • Sheltered accommodation
  • Our Wellbeing Group
  • Respite care
  • Luncheon clubs
  • Our Home Care Company

The service is independent and impartial and advice can be obtained over the telephone, by visiting us at Lansdowne House, or by arranging a home visit.