Funding support in Norfolk

who funds what care and when

Funding for care especially for elderly care can be complex, expensive and unpredictable with changing needs. This section includes information about all the funding options available.   We’ve also included a guide to needs and financial assessments which are really important to ensure your parents receive the support they need.

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In addition to their personal health circumstances, whether your elderly parents are at home or moving to a care home will determine the available funding for them. If one of your parents cares for the other then there are options as well. The short version of all the available funding is as follows:

At home funding

Care home funding 

Take a look at our page on Getting your parents needs and finances assessed which outlines why assessments are a good idea, how to get one, and what happens once you’ve got one. The section also gives advice on Care Home Fees before exploring some of the options around both Funded Care and Self-Funded Care.