Financial planning for long-term care

Financial planning

Long term care - Protect your money, your property and your family ... and do it now Start thinking about financial planning for long-term care. If you have savings or property, it's extremely important to take professional advice from…
Poems about care

Poems for your wall

Poem about caring for elderly This poem may be helpful to put up in a care home bedroom or, with permission from the home, on the notice board. Blessed are they... Blessed are they who understand My faltering step and shaking hand. Blessed…
Elderly people and hospital care

Hospitals and elderly people

Going into hospital can be daunting for elderly people - and it's vital to be aware of the risks When an elderly person goes into hospital it's often at a crisis point – perhaps after a bad fall or during an acute decline in health. The…
End-of-life care

End-of-life care

If you're at the end of your life, you may not want any medical intervention. It's your choice. With health professionals sometimes wanting to preserve life as long as possible, the term 'end-of-life' care can sometimes seem a contradiction. And…

Still living at home?

Domiciliary care If you need domiciliary care - or care at home - you have various options, including: Carers popping in once or several times a day Meal deliveries to your home Visits from a District Nurse Family member moving in…
Claiming benefits

Claiming benefits

Make sure you're claiming all the benefits you're entitled to These may include: Attendance Allowance: This is not means-tested. (Note: If/when you receive NHS Continuing Healthcare your Attendance Allowance may stop; note - it may…
Registered NUrsing Care Contribution

Registered Nursing Care Contribution

Funded Nursing Care (FNC) or Registered Nursing Care Contribution (RNCC) FNC and RNCC are the same thing. It's a weekly payment made by the NHS to cover nursing care from a Registered Nurse. FNC is only provided if you need nursing care…
10 tips about care fees you may not know

Legal and money

Long-term care - legal and financial concerns Taking sound legal and financial advice is vital when it comes to making decisions about long-term care. Assess your financial situation By taking good advice from an independent financial advisor…


Help for families - advice about care When someone goes into a care home it can be a very difficult time for the whole family. It's often a crisis point and, aside from the emotional upheaval, you're also faced with the question of care…

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