The UK’s leading site that helps brings all your care needs together

We’re here to help you

The aim of UK Care Guide is to bring together all aspects of care to give you a single resource to help inform you of the key issues as you approach care or are in a care environment.  Throughout the site we have lots of help and information related to care topics.  This includes:

  • helping you find a residential or home care provider
  • helping you work out how much your care will cost you
  • helping you find professionals that can help you pay for your care and protect your loved ones
  • providing access to a shop where you can buy discounted care products
  • helping care professionals find a job
  • helping provide you with lots of important information on a range of health topics

Click on the boxes below for more information on our key topics:

RESIDENTIAL CARE

HOME CARE

HOW TO PAY FOR YOUR CARE

A DIRECTORY OF PROFESSIONALS THAT CAN HELP YOU AS YOU PREPARE FOR CARE

THE LATEST UK CARE RELATED JOBS

BLOGS ON CARE RELATED TOPICS

HEALTHCARE INFORMATION CENTRE - Useful info on topics such as dementia

FINANCIAL & LEGAL HELP & INFORMATION

AN INDEPENDENT CARE PROFESSIONALS DIRECTORY – People who can help as you or a loved one goes in to care

When you are thinking about or going in to care, it is essential that you seek the help of professionals that can help you in a range of different, but important areas.  Our directories will help identify companies and individuals you can approach.  Getting professional help will mean that you do not overpay for your care and that your loved one’s are protected in the ling term.

EQUITY RELEASE PROVIDERS

FINANCIAL ADVISORS WHO SPECIALISE IN PAYING FOR CARE

LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY PROFESSIONALS

PRE-PAID FUNERAL PLAN PROVIDERS

SPECIALISTS WHO CAN SEE IF THE NHS SHOULD PAY FOR YOUR CARE

WILL WRITING PROFESSIONALS

TIPS & HELP WHEN IT COMES TO PAYING FOR YOUR CARE COSTS

When it comes to paying for care fees, it can often be a surprise as to how much it will cost, whether that be residential or home care.  We have produced a calculator to help you estimate your care costs.  We also have a lot of help and information setting out the key things you should be thinking about.

USE OUR CALCULATOR TO WORK OUT YOUR HOME CARE COSTS

USE OUR CALCULATOR TO WORK OUT YOUR CARE HOME COSTS

AVOIDING CARE HOME FEES

DIFFERENT WAYS TO PAY FOR YOUR CARE

PROFESSIONALS THAT CAN HELP YOU

GET THE BENEFITS YOU ARE ENTITLED TO

JOBS IN CARE

If you are a care professional or looking for a start in a care career, you can read about what different roles in care involve, look for vacancies on our job board or submit your CV to us and allow employers to find and contact you directly.  Our aim is to become the leading care job board in the UK.

SEARCH THE LATEST UK JOBS

FIND A RECRUITMENT AGENCY

READ ABOUT WHAT DIFFERENT JOBS IN CARE INVOLVE

Care Products Shop

We have searched high and low and found some of the cheapest care related products available through Amazon.  You can have a look at our shop by clicking here or by selecting one of the boxes.

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Bathroom Care

Bedroom Care

Personal Care

Living Aids

Mobility Scooters

Powerchairs

HEALTHCARE INFORMATION CENTRE

You can access a lot of very useful information on a range of topics related to healthcare issues, such as dementia, elderly care, mental health etc.  Please select one of the boxes below to go to the relevant part of the site.

ALZHEIMER'S CARE

CANCER CARE

DISABILITY CARE

DEMENTIA CARE

ELDERLY CARE

YOUNG ADULT CARE


FINANCIAL, GENERAL & LEGAL HELP AND INFORMATION

When you or a loved one is looking to move in to a care environment, it can be difficult to know what are the issues you need to think about and address.  Our sections below help provide guidance on what you need to think about and importantly what you should do next.

A Guide to Assisted Living

Care Needs & Financial Assessment

A Guide on How to Pay For Your Funeral Costs

Why You Need a Lasting Power of Attorney

A Guide to Live in Care

Why You Need to Write a Will

Should the NHS be paying for your care? Read about NHS Continuing Healthcare


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