There are many things to consider when making a decision to move yourself or a family member into a care home. one of the biggest considerations is how to pay for care. The following pages will help you understand the costs involved when moving into a care home, your options for payment, and what you need to consider more generally. of course, there’s nothing quite like talking your options through with someone. So, we have also provided a list of organisations that offer financial advice, as well as others that provide emotional support, which you will find at the end of this guide.


  • Understanding care home costs Funding your care
  • Financial assessment: What to expect, Will I have to sell my home?
  • Benefits and pensions
  • Lasting Power of attorney
  • Who to contact for advice