Paying for care
Help paying for care
Find out what financial help is out there if your moving into residential care or just looking for support in your own home.
Personal budgets are one of the ways that the council puts you in control of your own social care and support.
Independent brokerage service
Independent support brokers can find services to meet your needs and help you choose what to purchase.
NHS continuing healthcare
Some people with long-term complex health needs qualify for free social care arranged and funded solely by the NHS.
See the costs for non-residential (homecare) items, such as; meal deliveries and transport.
Benefits and other financial support
It's important that you are getting the benefits you are entitled to.
Deferred payment agreements for long term care
A deferred payment agreement is an arrangement with the local authority that lets people use the value of their homes to help pay care home costs.
The options for funding your care will depend on the amount of help and support you need, and your financial circumstances.