This factsheet has information about how to get support to help you to live in your own home if you are having difficulty managing. It focusses on the duties of the local authority to provide assistance, but also covers arranging care yourself. Residential care is covered in other factsheets.
The information in this factsheet is applicable in England. If you are in
Wales, please contact Age Cymru for their version of this factsheet. If
you are in Scotland or Northern Ireland, contact Age Scotland or Age NI
for information. Contact details can be found at the back of this