Advice & support

Advice and support

Information and resources to help you plan for, access and use care and support services when you need to.
Helping you along your care journey.

Deciding you need help at home can be daunting and challenging for both you and your family. Similarly, navigating how to access care, social care needs assessments and funding options can be a barrier to getting the care you need, as quickly as possible.

Helping you along your care journey

At Home Instead, we accompany many families through this tough journey to make it as easy as possible for everyone. We’ve acquired a lot of experience and knowledge along the way and want to share it with you so that you are prepared and fully understand your options. 

We know that the world of care can be complex and is sometimes a difficult subject to talk about. That’s why we’ve put together useful guides to help you live well as you age, help prevent accidents and hospital visits, maintain your health and wellbeing and also help you choose the right support and care option for you.

We’re convinced ageing doesn’t have to be a difficult time and that you should enjoy it in the comfort of your own home for as long as you can.

If you can’t see a subject that you’d like to learn about, feel free to contact our local team of experts who will be happy to help. 


Non-urgent advice: Self-care: tips and advice for use at home

Managing a long-term condition can be hard work, but we want to help you do just that, so we’ve compiled some hints, tips and advice to assist you in coping with everyday life.

We are also keen to help you avoid having to manage a long-term condition, so have also included prevention advice, as well as tips on how to avoid other common problems or deal with them. Click here to view our self-care advice.

If you don’t find what you are looking for here, please try www.nhs.uk