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Care advice and support

Organisations that are here to help

If you're thinking about ways to fund your care in later life, you'll first need to assets your finances as they stand.

Lifetime care advice and support

If the value of your assets or income (for example, your home or savings) are higher than the government's limits, then you may not be eligible for financial support from the government or Local Authority.

In this instance, you'd need to look at alternative ways to fund your care yourself.

We know this might sem like a daunting task, so we've put together a handy list of organisations that can help.

Age UK

Age UK aims to improve later life for everyone through their information and advice, services, campaigns, products, training and research. 

Freephone: 0800 055 61123

Alzheimer’s Society

Offers advice, information and support to families of sufferers from Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

Call: 0300 222 1122

Arthritis Research UK

Finances research into the cause and cure of rheumatic diseases. Publishes handbooks for sufferers together with a magazine containing articles on research and treatment.

Call: 0300 222 0444

Care & Repair

National co-ordinating body for home improvement agencies which help people who are elderly, disabled and/or living on a low income to repair or adapt their homes to accommodate their needs.

Call: 0115 950 6500

Carers UK

A national membership charity that provides help and support to people who need care and those who provide care across the UK. Lines are open Monday and Tuesday, 10am to 4pm.

Call: 0808 808 7777

Disabled Living Foundation

Gives practical, unbiased information and advice on all aspects of disability (especially equipment and solving problems of daily living). Displays and demonstrates equipment and runs study days.

Call: 0207 289 6111 / Helpline: 0300 999 0004

Elderly Accommodation Council

Nationwide register providing detailed information on all forms of accommodation for the elderly (sheltered housing and accommodation, residential care homes, nursing homes). Also advises on possible funding for those needing help with fees.

Freephone: 0800 377 7070

First Stop Care Advice

First Stop Advice is an independent free telephone service offering advice and information to older people, their families and carers about housing and care options for later life.

Freephone: 0800 377 7070

Society of Later Life Advisers

Assists consumers and their families in finding trusted accredited financial advisers who understand financial needs in later life.

Call: 0333 2020 454

Stroke Association

Assists consumers and their families in finding trusted accredited financial advisers who understand financial needs in later life.

Call: 0303 3033 100

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