Choose My Care Options
Information on the care choices you may face in later life.
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- Funding for long term care
Ted Stevenson describes how it may be possible to plan the payment of care fees to protect your capital.
- Advance care planning
Steps that give you more control over the care options when facing end of life illnesses and choices.
- Choosing a care home
Care homes are one of the most common providers of end of life care. Understanding the services they provide and how to choose the right home is vital.
- Care for the terminally ill
The supportive care and palliative care options available for the care of the terminally ill.
- Family and friends as carers
Advice for family members and close friends who care for people, especially loved ones coming to the end of their lives.
- Advance decision, or living will
An advance decision, or living will, allows you to make important choices now that are carried out when end of life medical decisions have to be taken.
- Lasting Power of Attorney
Why you should consider a Lasting Power of Attorney to act on your behalf to make end of life care decisions.
- End of life hospital care
Most people die in hospital, so you should be aware of the issues that arise when end of life care is delivered in hospital.
- Hospice Care
A description of the palliative care offered by hospices, and how to apply for a place.
- Respite for carers
Caring for a loved one is physically and emotionally exhausting. That is why it is essential to plan for respite for carers.