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The Money Advice Service

The Money Advice Service website provides detailed financial information relating to care advice and help.

Topics include:

  • long-term care services at a glance
  • finding the long term care that's right for you
  • home care or domiciliary care
  • sheltered housing and extra care
  • care homes
  • intermediate care
  • respite care
  • how much is it going to costs
  • care services at a glance
  • planning ahead for when you can't manage your money
  • if you think you may need permanent help in the future
  • who to choose as your attorney
  • thinking about a power of attorney - checklist
  • making a power of attorney - next steps
  • care services to help you stay in your own home: What is home care?
  • What home care services are available?
  • Paying for long-term care at home
  • How to arrange long-term care at home
  • Funding your own care at home - other things to think about
  • More information about care at home
  • Preparing for illness, old age and death: Put your financial affairs in order
  • Handing over control of your finances
  • What happens to your money when you die?
  • Preparing for long-term care and funeral expenses
  • Care home or home care?: Thinking through your care options
  • Comparing the cost of care
  • Care home costs
  • Home care costs
  • Case studies
  • Further information
  • Choosing the right care home: What types of care homes are there?
  • What kind of care do you need?
  • Choosing a care home - checklist
  • Arrange to visit the homes on your shortlist
  • How much is it going to cost?
  • More information
  • What if you're unhappy with the care you receive?:Your rights to acceptable care standards
  • The role of the UK's care quality commissions
  • How to complain
  • Should you keep paying for the care product or service you're unhappy about?
  • Getting help and advice to complain
  • Complaining about care products
  • Complaining about financial care products
  • How to challenge your local authority over your care: Know your rights
  • Challenging your care-needs assessment
  • Challenging your financial assessment
  • How to challenge a decision - step by step
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The Money Advice Service
Holborn Centre
120 Holborn