It’s often hard to know where to start when you need to arrange care or support for a loved one or friend. We provide information about all the possibilities to help you get the information you need to make an informed choice in their best interests.
The amount of money your local council or trust will pay towards any social care support you need.
If you get help from social services, these can give you greater choice over how you pay for social care support
Finding residential care
Guidance on how to find a suitable home for someone that caters for their needs
Finding care agencies and care workers
What to look out for and what to consider when considering paying for support
Directly employing a care worker
What to look out for and what to consider
A contingency planning tool to have a plan for care cover when needed