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Posted on: 04.03.2021

Who pays for residential care?

If you’re considering moving into a care home, or you are exploring care options for a loved one, you might be wondering how much it will cost and how you will pay for it. This is a common concern, and information on the subject can often be confusing or unclear.

We understand that the sheer amount of information available can be quite overwhelming, and sometimes complex. In this article, we will pull together all the information available to help you understand the ins and outs of funding your care or helping someone access care.

Care Funding

While there is funding available to help pay for the care of older people living in care homes, the amount given can vary depending on individual circumstances. At present, there are 4 main types of funding available in England, Scotland and Wales.