When you are making the decision to move your loved one into 24 hour care, it is an incredibly emotional time.  It is a very difficult choice to make, and it is made more difficult if the person has an intellectual disabillity that stops them fully understanding their own needs, and safety.

You can make a referral to social services to help support any decision you make and allow you to have information on financial help that may be available.  You can contact Age UK who will offer impartial advice on care services and help with the difficult decisions you may need to make.  They can also offer advice on power of attourney, court of protection and benefits and help you may need to navigate the care services system.