Long Term Care

Meeting the cost of residential and nursing care in old age is a growing issue for many people in the UK. As life expectancy continues to lengthen, more of us can expect to require some form of long-term care. This section contains information to allow you to understand the current situation and help you plan for your future. As with all the information on this website, it's purely intended as guidance - for advice on your specific circumstances you should seek advice.


Meeting the cost of residential and nursing care in old age is a growing issue for many people in the UK. As life expectancy continues to lengthen, more of us can expect to require some form of long term care.

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