You may need to consider:

Employing professional carers Having carers visit you at home means that you will get the benefits of professional care whilst maintaining your independence.

Sheltered housing gives you all the benefits of your own home, plus someone on hand if things go wrong.

Going into a residential home gives you a room of your own (or a shared one), meals, activities, and companionship. Fees are typically £750-£1,200 per week. The state will fund care once your capital reduces to a certain level, but the care provided will be basic. It is possible for relatives to top it up.

Going into a nursing home if you need full-time nursing care.

 

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