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Care and Support

Care and Support

Arranging social care can be a challenge. From knowing where to start, to what type of care and support you need and who pays for it, there are lots of questions to ask. But you're not alone — we're here to help you through the process.

Care home contracts

Information on your consumer rights if you are thinking about moving into a care home as a self-funding resident, including the key information that you should know to help you decide on the right home.

Advice for carers

If you look after a partner, relative or friend, you are a carer, even if you don’t think of yourself as one. Find out about the support available to you.

Order copies of our publications

You can download our guides using the links on this page. To request copies, which will be posted out to you for free, you can use our online publications order form or call the Age Scotland Helpline (0800 12 44 222 Monday to Friday 9am-5pm).

The Age Scotland Helpline

Our free 0800 12 44 222 helpline is a free, confidential phone service for older people, their carers and families in Scotland. Lines are open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm.

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