Many people worry about paying for care, but there are safety nets out there that ensure you will be looked after for the rest of your life. Make sure you or your loved one has all the support you are entitled to from social services and the NHS.
Assistance from your local council can either partially or fully pay for you or your loved ones care, depending on your assets and your entitlements. Residents may have to sell their home to realise assets to pay for care, but it is always best to seek advice in the first place.
There are many situations in which the family home does not need to be sold. With good financial planning it may be possible to finance the care fees without worrying about money.
Bridge View House is a high quality and luxury care home, and you may have to top up any fees your local authority is prepared to pay with your own funds.
There are lots of great resources out there to help you out, and we suggest starting with these pages from Age Scotland.