Find out what we think about decision making, advance care planning and the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
Advice and practical tips for carers on when is the right time for a person to be moved to a care home.
A local authority (also known as local council) has a duty to assess the care needs of a person with dementia. This page looks at how someone with dementia can get a care assessment including the process for application and what to expect.
Some people affected by dementia may be eligible for NHS-funded nursing care contribution.
Find out more about organisations that can help with information around the Mental Capacity Act and how this applies to people with dementia.