Funding & Advice

Finding the right care home for yourself, or a loved one, is one of the most important decisions a person will make. Many people find this challenge daunting and worrying, but it need not be so. By reading through our Help and Advice pages, you will be equipped with the information you need to help you begin your search with a much clearer understanding of what to look for.

Please click on the links below to read our advice on the following areas:

Finding the Right Care Home

What do care homes do? What kind of care do I need?

The Different Types of Care Home

What is the difference between residential and nursing care? What is dementia care, palliative care and continuing care?

Making your Choice

Who can help me choose? What should I look for in a home?

The Next Step

Who pays for my care? How can I ensure I am being treated fairly?


A helpful list of frequently asked questions and answers.

Desired Links

Web links to other organisations who can help you choose the right home.


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