Lots of people find that they need more help or support as they get older. Starting to look for care and support can feel overwhelming, but there are lots of people and organisations that can help.

This website contains a short film and some information to help people who are starting to look for care and support for themselves or someone else, now or in the future.

Click one of the links below to learn more.

Watch the film

Watch our short film that explains your options.

Read the supporting information

Download the leaflet to print and read in your own time.


This website and its contents were developed from research carried out within the Social Policy Research Unit at the University of York.
See www.sscr.nihr.ac.uk/PDF/Findings/RF62.pdf for a summary of the research.

It presents independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research School for Social Care Research. The views expressed are not necessarily those of the NIHR SSCR, NHS, NIHR, or the Department of Health.