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The Age UK website has a range of guides and fact sheets which can help you choose the right care home. The website also has information about paying for residential care and any help that may be available.
You can view the information online at: www.ageuk.org.uk.
Age UK also have an adviceline that you can call for advice. You can contact them on 0800 169 2081.
You can find information about choosing a care home on the NHS Choices website at www.nhs.uk.