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Choosing & funding care

We are here to help you find the care that’s right for you.

We know that finding and choosing the right care home, whether for yourself or a loved one, can be daunting. We can help with sources of support and information to help you through this stressful time.

Today there’s more choice than ever before in the number and type of care homes available, but how do you know what to look for? We can guide you through the process of choosing a care home, explaining the different types of residential care home that exist and helping you to find the one that suits the nature and level of support you or your loved one needs.

Your funding options

What happens when you find the right care home? The majority of our customers share a single concern: what’s the best way to fund it? We know that this is such an important issue that we’ve dedicated an entire section of our site to helping you understand your funding options.

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Dementia Guide Helps Carers Get Good to Go

Dementia Guide Helps Carers Get Good to Go

April 28 2015

With more than two million people in the UK predicted to be living with dementia by 2051, one of the UK’s largest providers of residential care, Care UK, has published Good to Go – a guide to overcoming the challenges of getting out and about, aimed at transforming the experiences of those caring for loved ones living with dementia.

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Construction starts on new £7.5m Care UK home

Construction starts on new £7.5m Care UK home

April 15 2015

Construction is now underway on a new £7.5 million Care UK home in North Bar Place, Banbury. The purpose-built care home is expected to create up to 75 jobs when it opens in 2016.

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Elmstead house invites students to take part in activities around the election

Elmstead house invites students to take part in activities around the election

April 8 2015

Care UK’s Elmstead House care home in Hendon, Greater London, partnered up with Citizen’s UK and welcomed students to take part in activities around the general election.

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Health news

Research shows the number of family carers over the age of 85 has doubled

Research shows the number of family carers over the age of 85 has doubled

May 1 2015

News from Age UK about the growing number of family carers aged over 85 should not come as a surprise but, for many it does. Matthew Cox, home manager of Field Lodge, looks at the challenges facing older carers and examines what Care UK is doing to help them.

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