People with dementia can put plans in place now that will be helpful in the future. This includes thinking about housing options for when living alone isn't possible.
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.
Not everyone will have their care and support paid for by their local HSC trust. Eligibility is decided using a financial assessment.
Once it is decided that someone has needs that make them eligible for support, the HSC trust has a duty to provide sufficient support to ensure that these are met.
Get details of organisations that can provide information on assessment and support in Northern Ireland.
Find out how care plans should be reviewed and how to resolve complaints in Northern Ireland.