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Please find below a full list of our Information sheets, Information guides, and Factsheets.
Our Information guides are short and easy to digest, giving a comprehensive overview of the relevant topic. Information sheets and factsheets are longer with more detail, and are aimed at professionals.
AgeUKIG01: Staying safe (PDF, 526KB)
AgeUKIG02: Lesbian, gay or bisexual (PDF, 517KB)
AgeUKIG03: When someone dies (PDF, 436KB)
AgeUKIG04: Going solo (PDF, 785KB)
AgeUKIG05: Avoiding scams (PDF, 495KB)
AgeUKIG06: Care homes (PDF, 645KB)
AgeUKIG07: Going into hospital (PDF, 567KB)
AgeUKIG08: Housing options (PDF, 670 KB)
AgeUKIG09: Health services (PDF, 629KB)
AgeUKIG10: Useful contacts (PDF, 4MB)
AgeUKIG12: Claiming benefits: a guide for people of working age (PDF, 1MB)
AgeUKIG13: Advice for carers (PDF, 2MB)
AgeUKIG14: Staying steady (PDF, 577KB)
AgeUKIG15: Managing incontinence (PDF, 538KB)
AgeUKIG16: Tax guide (PDF, 630KB)
AgeUKIG17: Adapting your home (PDF, 2MB)
AgeUKIG18: Help with legal advice (PDF, 788KB)
AgeUKIG19: Managing your money (PDF, 3MB)
AgeUKIG20: Money matters (PDF, 2MB)
AgeUKIG21: Powers of attorney (PDF, 808KB)
AgeUKIG22: Making the most of the internet (PDF, 880KB)
AgeUKIG23: Care at home (PDF, 759KB)
AgeUKIG24: Healthy living (PDF, 1.3MB)
AgeUKIG26: Personal budgets in social care (PDF, 807KB)
AgeUKIG27: Winter wrapped up (PDF, 793KB)
AgeUKIG28: Can I afford to retire? (PDF, 956KB)
AgeUKIG29: Looking after someone else's affairs (PDF, 3MB)
AgeUKIG30: Save energy, pay less (PDF, 760KB)
AgeUKIG31: Wills and estate planning (PDF, 907KB)
AgeUKIG32: Bereavement (PDF, 1.8MB)
AgeUKIG33: Your rights at work (PDF, 1.8MB)
AgeUKIG34: Working past retirement (PDF, 1.2MB)
AgeUKIG36: Your consumer rights (PDF, 980KB)
AgeUKIG37: Caring for your eyes (PDF, 1.1MB)
AgeUKIG38: Healthy eating (PDF, 4MB)
AgeUKIG43: More money in your pocket (PDF, 3MB)
AgeUKIG44: In the driving seat (PDF, 758KB)
AgeUKIL1: Staying cool in a heatwave (PDF, 101KB)
AgeUKIL3: Flu prevention (PDF, 500KB)
AgeUKIL4: Internet security (PDF, 1MB)
AgeUKIL5: Care home checklist (PDF, 508KB)
AgeUKIL6: Equity release (PDF, 632KB)
AgeUKIL8: How to be an executor (PDF 608KB)
AgeUKIL7: Home safety checker (PDF, 685KB)
AgeUKIL9: Digital switchover (PDF, 713KB)
Strength and balance exercises for healthy ageing (PDF, 699KB)
Information guide catalogue (PDF, 614KB)
Later life in the UK (PDF, 207KB)
FS1: Help with heating costs (PDF, 193KB)
FS2: Buying retirement housing (PDF, 191KB)
FS3: Television licence concessions (PDF, 146KB)
FS4: Rights at work (PDF, 262KB)
FS5: Dental care – NHS and private treatment (PDF, 189KB)
FS6: Finding help at home (PDF, 246KB)
FS7: Making a Will (PDF, 191KB)
FS8: Council and housing association housing (PDF, 188KB)
FS9: Anti-social behaviour in housing (PDF, 188KB)
FS10: Paying for permanent residential care (PDF, 258KB)
FS11: Help with looking for work or starting your own business (PDF, 240KB)
FS12: Planning for retirement: money and tax (PDF, 276KB)
FS13: Funding repairs, improvements and adaptations (PDF, 113KB)
FS14: Dealing with an estate (PDF, 198KB)
FS15: Income tax (PDF, 212KB)
FS16: Transgender issues in later life (PDF, 279KB)
FS17: Housing Benefit (PDF, 232KB)
FS18: Information about telephones (PDF, 177KB)
FS19: State pension (PDF, 243KB)
FS20: NHS continuing healthcare and NHS-funded nursing care (PDF, 316KB)
FS21: Council tax (PDF, 163KB)
FS22: Arranging for someone to make decisions about your finance or welfare (PDF, 312KB)
FS23: Help with continence (PDF, 157KB)
FS24: Self-directed support: Direct Payments & Personal Budgets (PDF, 361KB)
FS25 Returning from abroad (PDF, 305KB)
FS26: Public transport and concessions (PDF, 175KB)
FS27: Planning for a funeral (PDF, 252KB)
FS28 Tracing lost money (PDF, 208KB)
FS29: Finding care home accommodation (PDF, 287KB)
FS34: Attendance Allowance (PDF, 182KB)
FS35: Tenants rights: rent (PDF, 151KB)
FS37: Hospital discharge arrangements (PDF, 284KB)
FS38: Treatment of property in the means test for permanent care home provision (PDF, 199KB)
FS39: Paying for care in a care home if you have a partner (PDF, 93KB)
FS40: Deprivation of assets in the means test for care home provision (PDF, 98KB)
FS41: LA assessment for community care services (PDF, 337KB)
FS42: Disability equipment and how to get it (PDF, 248KB)
FS43: Getting legal advice (PDF, 167KB)
FS44: NHS services (PDF, 309KB)
FS46: Paying for care and support at home (PDF, 231KB)
FS48: Pension Credit (PDF, 280KB)
FS49: The Social Fund (PDF, 161KB)
FS52: Disability living allowance (PDF, 250KB)
FS55: Carer's Allowance (PDF, 152KB)
FS56: Guide to benefits for people under state pension age (PDF, 167KB)
FS58: Paying for temporary care in a care home (PDF, 71KB)
FS59: How to resolve problems and make a complaint about social care (PDF, 228KB)
FS60: Choice of accommodation (PDF, 691KB)
FS61: Help with health costs (PDF, 165KB)
FS62: Deprivation of liberty safeguards (PDF, 225KB)
FS63: Finding private rented accommodation (PDF, 163KB)
FS64: Retirement (sheltered) housing (PDF, 164KB)
FS65: Equity release (PDF, 204KB)
FS66: Resolving problems and making a complaint about NHS care (PDF, 188KB)
FS67: Tenants rights: repairs (PDF, 168KB)
FS68: Tenants rights: Security of tenure (PDF, 161KB)
FS69: Water advice (PDF, 154KB)
FS70: Dealing with disputes at work (PDF, 185KB)
FS71: Park Homes (PDF, 159KB)
FS72: Advance decisions, advance statements and living wills (PDF, 181KB)
FS73: Driving and parking (PDF, 207KB)
FS74: Challenging welfare benefit decisions (PDF, 238KB)
FS75: Debt advice (PDF, 160KB)
FS76: Intermediate care and re-ablement (PDF, 172KB)
FS77: The law on age discrimination (PDF, 205KB)
FS78: Safeguarding older people from abuse (PDF, 271KB)
FS79: The Equality Act 2010: the Public Sector Equality Duty
FS80: Employment and Support Allowance (PDF, 251KB)
FS81: Calculating income-related Employment and Support Allowance (PDF, 267KB)
FS82: Switching energy supplier (PDF, 219KB)
FS83: The Equality Act 2010: further and higher education (PDF, 185KB)
FS84: The Equality Act 2010 and employment (PDF, 225KB)
FS85: Consumer contract rights (PDF, 237KB)
FS86: Consumer: your rights under general contracts (PDF, 186KB)
FS87: Personal Independence Payment (PIP) (PDF, 457KB )
FS88: Universal Credit (PDF, 594KB )
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