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Navigating care

We recognise that moving a loved one into full-time care is a very emotive decision. Whether you're researching for yourself, a family member, or a friend, understanding the ins and outs of long-term care can be like navigating a dense forest. But fear not! We're here to help break it down, answer your questions, and empower you to make informed decisions.

  1. Help and advice
    What are the different types of care?
    4 minutes

    What are the different types of care?

  2. Help and advice
    Getting a care needs assessment
    3 minutes

    Getting a care needs assessment

  3. Help and advice
    How do I pay for my care?
    6 minutes

    How do I pay for my care?

  4. Help and advice
    How do I know when my loved one is ready for a care home?
    3 minutes

    How do I know when my loved one is ready for a care home?

  5. Help and advice
    Top 8 questions to ask when choosing a care home
    2 minutes

    Top 8 questions to ask when choosing a care home

  6. Help and advice
    What is a 12-week property disregard?
    3 minutes

    What is a 12-week property disregard?

  7. Help and advice
    What is Advance Care Planning?
    5 minutes

    What is Advance Care Planning?

  8. Help and advice
    What support is available for unpaid carers?
    5 minutes

    What support is available for unpaid carers?

  9. Help and advice
    Wellbeing support for unpaid carers
    3 minutes

    Wellbeing support for unpaid carers

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Glossary of key terms

Navigating the care sector can be complex, especially with the multitude of terminology and abbreviations. Our glossary offers concise explanations, ensuring that everyone can communicate effectively and make informed decisions about the care of themselves, or their family or friends.

View our glossary