If you're working out how to pay for care, make sure you’ve considered all your options. Start by getting a care needs assessment from your local council to get expert advice on the care you need.

How the council works out what you'd pay for care at home.

How your finances are assessed for care home fees.

Organising your care in a way that suits you.

When you might have to sell and alternatives that might be available.

Rules about gifting money, property and other financial assets.

NHS-funded support for older people with complex health and care needs.

Topping up the council's funding to give greater care home choice.