Find other useful organisations and resources relating to Enduring power of attorney and controllership in Northern Ireland.
Read information to help if you are making an Enduring power of attorney (EPA) in Northern Ireland.
You can choose anyone you want to be your attorney, as long as they are 18 or over and are not bankrupt. You can have as many attorneys as you wish but it is usual to have between one and four.
Find out more about organisations who can help with paying for care.
Read our guidance on making official complaints about paying for care, as well as the most frequently asked questions about care fees.
If you need care provided in a residential or nursing home, you may have to contribute towards the cost of your care.
HSC trusts can choose when to charge for care and support provided in your own home. If the trust has decided that you need care provided at home, they will then decide whether or not you need to pay for it.
Read about the different ways to pay for care in Northern Ireland, and the amount you might be expected to pay.
Useful organisations and more information about respite care for carers and people with dementia.
Respite care can be a big support for you and the person you care for. However, it can be difficult to adjust to.
It can feel daunting to find the right care option for the person with dementia and you. It’s a good idea to meet with care providers to find out more about how they work and how you feel about them.