Care and caring
Information on looking after your health or someone else's.
Being a carer
Becoming a carer, support and training, carers' centres and young carers.
Care at home
Home care from your local council, private home care, equipment and adaptions.
Get help finding a place in a care home.
Find out about paying for care and what support is available.
Help if you're leaving hospital
You can get help if you're in hospital and need extra support when you go home, or if you need to move into a care home.
Legal advice for care
You may need help with setting up a power of attorney or making a will.
Personal and nursing care
Personal and nursing care may be an option if you need support to live comfortably and safely at home.
Read care service inspection reports
Find Care Inspectorate reports on care services to make sure they're meeting standards.
Setting up guardianship
Guardianship allows someone to make decisions on behalf of an adult with incapacity.
Setting up power of attorney
A legal document which allows you to plan for the future, drawn up when you have the capacity to do so.
Your rights as someone needing care
Find out about your rights as someone needing care.
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