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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 at home

    Everybody needs a little help sometimes. If it's getting harder to manage, there are steps you can take to get the care and support you need.
  • Care homes

    Moving into a care home, or choosing one for a family member, can feel daunting. We're here to help you make the best choice for you.
  • 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.

The Age Scotland Helpline

Call our helpline on 0800 12 44 222 for free to speak to an adviser. Open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm.

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