We are the UK’s leading specialists in helping people to find the right care. We were established 20 years ago, at first helping families who needed to choose a care home but today, we also do much more. We provide free, independent support enabling people to stay in their own home by arranging and managing all types of care packages. Our company is widely used and trusted by the NHS.

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Trusted care advisers

Established in 1995, we are the largest service of its kind in the UK

Our work supporting patients and their families was shortlisted in the Health Service Journal Awards

We were praised for best practice in Lord Carter's report for the Government on the NHS

Articles: care support and advice

We helped Janet Baker to find a care home for her Mum six years ago. We were able to help her once again when, like many others, their money fell below the funding threshold which meant they faced unaffordable top-up fees

Mum went into a care home six years ago after having a stroke. At the time, I had spent a long time searching for care homes and despairing about the lack of support, clear information and guidance. Then I was referred to Carehome Selection and given an adviser who became a life-saver; she was calm, […] Read more

Janet Barker Care Home Top-Up Fees

Is there any funding for respite care and who qualifies?

What is respite care (sometimes called replacement care) Respite care, also called replacement care, is support which allows the carer to have a break from their responsibilities and have some time to do the things they choose. It may involve the cared for person spending a week or more in a care home, or more […] Read more

Replacement Respite Care

Understanding frailty: a medical condition, not an inevitable part of ageing

We are all very familiar with the term ‘frail’ as a generalised description associated with age and poor health. Increasingly however, health professionals apply the term more precisely, to mean a specific condition which should be measured, diagnosed then carefully managed (just like a diagnosis of diabetes, arthritis or other condition). Frailty is characterised by […] Read more

Fit for frailty

“I’m used to being able to sort things out in life, but finding care was something I felt wholly unprepared for. Being self-funding, we fell into a gap in terms of advice and support. The support I received from my adviser was very practical – I knew that I could get good advice from her quickly, whenever I needed it.”

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