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Carewise - advice on paying for long-term care

As a provider of care services, you’ll be aware of the important decisions facing people and their families when they're thinking about long-term care and how to fund it. The Carewise care funding scheme can bring benefits to them and to your business.

Get specialist independent advice

Carewise provides impartial information and advice on choosing and paying for long-term residential and domiciliary care, as well as related areas such as powers of attorney, wills and inheritance tax.

The Carewise-approved care fees specialists can guide people through the available options and support them to choose the best way to pay their care fees.

If you're a care home owner, you'll be familiar with the difficult situation faced by residents who run out of funds and need to put alternative plans in place. This can cause uncertainty and worry for them and for you as a business owner. 

By talking to Carewise, your residents will have the benefit of  receiving independent, expert advice on how to pay for their care, for as long as it’s needed. This not only provides peace of mind for your residents, but also for you as a care provider.

Sharing information about Carewise 

There are a number of ways for you to share the benefits of  Carewise with your clients and residents.

Top tips for care home providers

We know that it isn't always comfortable having conversations with prospective or current residents and their families about paying for long-term residential care. That's why we've compiled a guide with practical advice to help support these vital discussions.

To request copies of the Carewise information pack, information booklet or postcard, please email your request, together with your name and address to carewise@westsussex.gov.uk.

Last updated: 22 December 2020