PayingForCare is a national information and advice service helping older people (their families, friends and carers) to make informed choices when faced with having to pay the costs of care. This service is impartial, not-for-profit and free to use. They work with a range of partners: including care providers, local authorities, councils and government departments, charities, health services, support organisations and other experts in the care sector.
Their website, www.payingforcare.org, provides information, news and videos on funding care, and access to financial advice from independent specialist advisers. The main sections on the website currently comprise:
- Information (overview).
- Care Funding News.
- Care Views.
- Residential Care calculator.
- Care Cap Calculator.
- Updates on Government Plans.
- PayingForCare.org In The News.
- Working with Local Authorities.
- Working with Care Homes.
- PayingForCare Partners.
[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 9, August 2013].