Advice

PayingForCare is a free information service helping older people, their families, friends and carers face the complexities of having to pay for the cost of care. 

Please click on the icons to access advice:

Find a Specialist Care Fees Adviser:
This service finds a Specialist Care Fees Adviser in the location you are interested in.
  
Enter your postcode to access a list of Care Fees Specialists in your area.
Your Self-Funder Questions Answered:
If you have a more complex question or would simply prefer a written response, click here.

The answers are provided by Specialist Care Fees Advisers in strict confidence.  Answers are provided within five working days, sometimes sooner depending on the complexity of the question.
Care Cap Calculator:
This calculator has been designed to help people’s understanding of how the ‘Dilnot’ care cap model of £72,000 will affect them financially. While initially supported by the Government and intended to come into force in April 2016, attention is now turned to the promised ‘Green paper’ in Autumn 2017, in the hope of much needed clarity. This calculator should be used for illustrative purposes only, for residential and nursing care