Buckinghamshire Care Information

IMPORTANT - HAVE YOU CONTACTED YOUR LOCAL AUTHORITY YET?

 

If you believe you have care and support needs you should contact your local authority.

It has a responsibility to keep its residents safe and to support their general well-being.

We recommend you contact your local authority's social service department ASAP and request a needs assessment.

 

County Hall

Walton Street

Aylesbury

Buckinghamshire HP20 1UA

Tel 01296 383204

Paying for Care

Other sources of help & advice

Age UK Buckinghamshire

145 Meadowcroft

Aylesbury

Bucks

HP19 9HH

 

Age UK Buckinghamshire puts the interests of older people living in Buckinghamshire at the

centre of everything they do, by helping them achieve and maintain their independence and wellbeing.

 

Tel 01296 431911

LOOKING FOR A CARE HOME OR OTHER CARE SERVICES?

If you are looking to arrange care in your own home or looking to move into a care home then

click the link below to find the services you need in your area.

NHS CONTINUING HEALTHCARE & NHS FUNDED NURSING CARE

If you have health-based needs, as well as your social care needs, you may be entitled

to some assistance with meeting the cost of your care in a care home,

or at home, from your local NHS. Click below to read more.

SPECIALIST CARE FEES ADVICE

If you are paying for care it would be wise to investigate the options you have to fund it, the help that may be available and the consequences of running out of money. Click below to read more.

LEGAL MATTERS

When you are in need of care it is important to make sure your legal affairs are in order. This could be making sure

your will is up to date or allowing someone you trust to make decisions about your finances, health and welfare when you can no longer do so yourself. To read more about this and find the best places to find help click below.

OTHER HELP AND ADVICE

AGE UK | INDEPENDENT AGE | ALZHEIMER'S SOCIETY | STATE BENEFITS | FUNERAL PLANS 

Aylesbury ,Beaconsfield, Bletchley, Bourne End, Buckingham, Burnham, Chalfont, Chesham, Denham, Flackwell Heath,

Gerrards Cross, Great Missenden, High Wycombe, Holmer Green, Lavendon, Long Crendon, Marlow, Milton Keynes

Princes Risborough, Richings Park, Seer Green, Steeple Claydon, Stoke Poge, Stokenchurch

*This website currently covers the care system in England. There are differences in how care is delivered and funded in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. If you reside in either of these countries we would suggest a good starting point would be the Age UK offices for your country.  Please click the link Northern IrelandScotlandWales