Anyone with assets over £23,250 is responsible for the full cost of their care. It is therefore important that you seek information and advice to ensure that you make informed choices about your care and how you pay for it before your enter into any arrangements. There is potential for people to face huge bills for their care and we want to help residents plan better.
If you're working out how to pay for long-term care - for yourself or a loved one, an independent care fees adviser can offer unbiased expert advice. Find out more about what they can do for you, how they are paid and how to choose one that's right for you by visiting the Money Advice Service.
Social care to suit your needs
You should look at the different types of social care housing available before you decide what would best suit your needs.
Alternatively, you could remain in your own home but with social care support to help you continue to live independently.
Charges you may have to pay in social care housing
Deferred payment agreement