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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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

Care in your own home: do you know about the range of options available?

By Julie Wainwright, manager of Midland care and support advice service We speak to hundreds of people every month who are looking for help and advice on care options. One of the major themes we have seen recently is this: people contact us because they are worried an elderly relative isn’t managing in their own […] Read more

Julie Wainwright

Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney? – a guide The principle behind lasting power of attorney (LPA) is to make provision in case your mental capacity deteriorates and consequently you are unable to make decisions and manage your financial affairs. The scenario often thought of is a person with dementia, but lasting power of […] Read more

Guide to lasting power of attorney

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

“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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