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Getting help at home information guide

Have you started to feel like you could do with a little extra help at home? If so, our guide explains what help is available – and whether you might be entitled to financial support with paying for it.

There’s lots of support available to help you live safely and independently at home for longer. This guide gives an overview of what's on offer. It covers:

  • getting a care needs assessment
  • getting care and support at home
  • home adaptations you could consider
  • help with the cost of help at home.

It also lists lots of useful organisations that offer more specialised help and support if you need it. If you could do with some extra help at home, why not download a copy today?

Download your guide (PDF, 3 MB)

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Want to order print versions of our information guides?

If you’re a professional or organisation, please email In your email please include how many you'd like of each guide and a full postal address of where you'd like them sent. Delivery normally takes around 10 days.

If you'd like to place an order for yourself, you can call our advice line on 0800 678 1602 or email us at – please include your full postal address and allow 10 days for delivery.

Need this guide in another format?

This guide is also available in other formats if that's more suitable for you.

  • You can request a free printed copy of this guide that we'll post to you. 
  • You can also request this guide in large print or audio format.

To request any of these options, you can call the advice line on 0800 678 1602.

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Last updated: Dec 06 2023

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