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 people and organisations that can help.

This website contains short films and information to help you if youโ€™re starting to look for care and support for yourself or someone else, now or in the future. It includes information about who to talk to about meeting the costs of care.

Click one of the links below to learn more.

Watch the film

Watch our short film that explains your options.

Watch the animation

Watch our animation about Independent Financial Advice for Funding Social Care in Later Life.

Read about looking for social care

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 and www.sscr.nihr.ac.uk/PDF/Findings/RF109.pdf for summaries 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, NIHR, or the Department of Health and Social Care.