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Last updated:
16/11/2017

What is residential care?

  1. Overview
  2. What is residential care?
  3. Will I have to pay for residential care?
  4. What is capital?
  5. What is income?
  6. What is the most I will have to pay?
  7. What are top-up fees?
  8. How can I deal with problems about charges?
  9. Next steps
There are different types of facilities to support different requirements, so the care home you live in will be chosen based on your age and your needs.

Residential Care Home

If you’re struggling with a mental illness, you may find it difficult to live in your own home even if you’re receiving help or support – residential care accommodation, commonly known as care homes, are here to help.

In care homes, care is available all day and all night and there are different types of facilities to support different requirements, so the care home you live in will be chosen based on your age and your needs.

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  1. Overview
  2. What is residential care?
  3. Will I have to pay for residential care?
  4. What is capital?
  5. What is income?
  6. What is the most I will have to pay?
  7. What are top-up fees?
  8. How can I deal with problems about charges?
  9. Next steps
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