Planning for your future care costs

Social care is rarely free. More often than not you will be asked to contribute to the cost of your care.

Adult Social Care and Health

Visit the paying for social care and support page on the Council's website. 

Organisations that can provide additional support and guidance

If you are beginning to think about planning for your future cost of care or the care of a loved one, the organisation below may be able to help.

Age UK  B&NES provides an Information and Advice Service, to help you find information about care home, including finding a suitable care home, or helping you find the right care at home for your needs.  

The Money Advice Service has some great information about planning and funding your long-term care.

SOLLA (Society of Later Life Advisers) provides a list of local accredited advisers who can help you plan for your future financial costs, including potential care needs. 

Care Aware - information and advice service

Public information and advisory service specialising in issues relating to funding long term care for older people.

My Care My Home 

Impartial guidance from supportive care advisors