Other Sources of Help & Advice
Age UK is the largest charity in the UK dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. They provide a wealth of information around care, paying for care and other issues relating to older people. They have a free advice line and detailed factsheets Tel 0800 055 6112
Independent Age is a charity that works on behalf of older people. They provide information and a national advice service for older people, their families and carers. They also have a range of guides. Tel 0800 319 6789
Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. They campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia.
There are a range of benefits available for carers and for those they care for. Age UK, the Alzheimer's Society and Independent Age should be able to advise you. Alternatively the GOV.UK website (DWP, DSS) has a section dedicated to relevant benefits.
You maybe concerned about thinking of funding care at this time, well,
buying a funeral plan at this time can be a very good idea too. Find out more.