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If you decide to move house, you need to find out what type of housing will suit your needs best and what is available.

Care homes can provide accommodation with either personal or nursing care, depending upon your needs. They vary in size and in the facilities that they provide.

If you need some support at home with personal care such as bathing, dressing and making meals, there are organisations that may be able to help you.

There are many types of housing available for older people and it is important to assess your current and future needs before you start your search. Find out more about sheltered housing, extra care and almshouses here.

You need to take time to decide whether to move in with relatives, as the relationship you have with your family and your own individual circumstances will naturally affect how suitable this option would be for you.

Help available if you are in danger of becoming homeless or you need help with housing.