FirstStop Advice for older people

A 1/4 A4, 2 sided, promotional flyer about FirstStop Advice. Flags 3 main advice areas – housing, care and finance: – Do you need advice or information about housing or care options? – Advice about paying for care? – Information about services to help you manage at home?

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Can I protect my assets ifI need care

If you need help from the council to pay care home fees, this factsheet looks at what happens if you transfer your property, spend large sums of money or do anything else to reduce your assets before moving into a care home. If the council thinks you did this deliberately to avoid paying fees, they […]

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Choosing and Paying for a Care Home

Moving to live in a care home is probably more complicated than any other home move, yet is often arranged at a time of crisis. This Guide aims to help you stay in control of events, understand what care homes are, consider alternatives, make your own decisions and see them through. The Guide is backed […]

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Facing the cost of long term care Towards a sustainable funding system

One in a series of publications by JRF; this one brings together a series of discussions of an advisory group established by JRF to steer its ongoing work on care funding.

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Paying care home topup fees

This factsheet explains when you or someone else – such as a relative, friend or charity – might have to pay a ‘top-up’ fee for you to stay in the care home of your choice. These rules apply if your place in a care home is being funded partly or fully by your local council.

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Continuing Healthcare should the NHS be paying for your care

This factsheet explains when it is the duty of the NHS to pay for your social care. It covers what NHS Continuing Healthcare is, who is eligible, how the assessment process works and what you can do if you are unhappy with the outcome of an assessment.

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Funding Longterm Care for Older People

Briefing paper focusing on the options for funding long-term care and the lessons that can be drawn from other countries experiences.

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Paying for longterm care

Explains what long-term care means, how the state might help, and how financial products can be used to help pay for care.

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