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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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Halstead care home helps school children become ‘Dementia Friends’ during Dementia Awareness Week

Halstead care home helps school children become ‘Dementia Friends’ during Dementia Awareness Week

May 20 2016

Pupils at St. Andrews Primary School in Halstead had a lesson in what it is like to live with dementia when a member of Colne View care home dropped in to the school during Dementia Awareness Week (15th – 21st May).

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Scarlet House joins forces with Stroud District Council and local retailers for Dementia Friendly District Campaign

Scarlet House joins forces with Stroud District Council and local retailers for Dementia Friendly District Campaign

May 17 2016

Scarlet House care home in Stroud is partnering with Stroud District Council this Dementia Awareness Week for a series of open day events which will be held on Tuesday 17 May to launch Stroud’s Dementia Friendly District campaign.

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Six-strong leadership team appointed at Kingston Vale care home

Six-strong leadership team appointed at Kingston Vale care home

May 16 2016

Care UK has unveiled the senior level team for its new Sherwood Grange care home in Kingston Vale following a recruitment drive which, when the home is full, will generate 90 jobs in the area. 

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New research shows an alarming rise in full-time older carers

New research shows an alarming rise in full-time older carers

May 25 2016

Research published by Age UK shows that more than 400,000 people aged 80 and above are caring for a loved one – and worryingly more than half of those are working as carers full-time.

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