Covering the cost of your care depends on several unknowns.
With the UK’s population ageing, more people will be living with long-term care needs. This means that as we approach old age, it becomes more likely that we may need day-to-day help with certain activities like washing and dressing, or assistance with household tasks, such as cleaning and cooking.
This type of support, along with some types of medical assistance, is called long-term care.
Demand for long-term care is also expected to rise with the increasing prevalence of debilitating conditions such as dementia. Longterm care planning can get quite complicated, particularly when it comes to funding, as the cost depends on several unknowns, including how long we are going to live.
Providing financial support
Long-term care insurance provides the financial support you need if you have to pay for care assistance for yourself or a loved one. Long-term care insurance can cover the cost of