The prospect of moving can be hard to face. Older people may be less willing to think about it and those closest to them less likely to bring it up. But by talking early, you and your relative or friend will be able to consider all the options available and plan ahead.

Next steps

To find contact details of your local council, go to

For more information on care homes and what to look out for, see our guide How to find the right care home.

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