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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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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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Community celebrate opening of new Ipswich care home

Community celebrate opening of new Ipswich care home

March 26 2015

Residents at the new Prince George House care home in the Ravenswood area of Ipswich were joined by relatives, the Care UK team, Suffolk County Council and the local community to celebrate the opening of their new home on 25th.

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Health news

Study reveals just 8p in every £10 spent on dementia goes towards research

Study reveals just 8p in every £10 spent on dementia goes towards research

April 16 2015

Pauline Houchin, Care UK’s head of care and clinical services, looks at the implications of the funding disparity revealed by a recent University of Oxford study looking at the four main causes of death and disability in the UK – cancer, heart disease, dementia and stroke.

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