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Introduction

This section aims to help you to think about your money situation so that you can maximise your finances and do the things you enjoy.

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Benefits and financial help

Depending on your age and situation, you may be entitled to extra income through benefits.  There are organisations who can help you to check what you are entitled to and support you to claim any additional benefits that you should be receiving.  Visit the benefits and financial help section for more information.

Carewise – care funding scheme

With weekly care home costs of up to £1500 (depending on your needs and the provider), the cost of residential care will most probably be one of the most expensive purchases that people will make.

If you or a relative is considering long-term care, it is worth seeking independent financial advice from an expert before deciding on the best way to fund the care. The Carewise care funding scheme offers you access to a panel of care fees specialist who are experts in this field.

Find out how Carewise can ease the worry of paying for long-term care.

Last updated: 31 August 2022