main content
Care home top up fees
Don’t miss out!
Generation Game

Care home top up fees

If you're looking to move into a care home that is more expensive that the rate offered by the council, the council or the home may suggest a top-up. This means your relatives have to make up the difference. This is called a third-party payment or top-up.

Care home top-up fees explained

Don’t miss out!

People are living longer, healthier lives by making the most of the NHS. Take a look at our new FREE Wise Guide to find out how.

Find out more



Generation Game

Independent Age and RNIB have come together to commission a series of essays to help stimulate a debate about spending priorities for an ageing population. We need to find the fairest and most sustainable funding settlement as the country adapts to demographic change.

Read the blog

Display Twitter Feed

Find us on Facebook

Order your Wise Guides >

Order your Wise Guides

Our information guides advise on topics including care options, benefits, keeping active, housing and more.  

Order now

Sign up for our e-newsletter >

Sign up for our e-newsletter

Want to be kept up-to-date with all advice & information, campaigning and supporter news? 

Register now

The Big Tea >

The Big Tea

Love a cuppa and a slice of cake? Support us by holding a Big Tea event with your friends or colleagues. 

Find out more