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Care & support

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.

What advice are you looking for?

All our local Age UKs can help support you with your care needs.


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  • Care homes

    Are you considering or looking for a care home? Our advice pages will help you get started.
  • Help at home

    Information about how to find help at home, including paying for care and support.
  • Helping a loved one

    Advice and support if you're caring for a friend or relative, including what to do when your caring role changes.
  • Home safety

    How to stay safe in your home, including advice on avoiding scams and preparing for floods.
  • Housing choices

    Start here for information about the different options and where to find out more.
  • Adapting your home

    Learn about the simple adaptations that could enable you to stay in your own home for longer.

Befriending services

We combat loneliness through our befriending services, where a volunteer befriender provides companionship to an older person.

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Sir Naim Dangoor

We are grateful for the generous support of the late Sir Naim Dangoor, CBE, and the Exilarch's Foundation.

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