Deferred payments for care home costs

If you need to pay for your care but can't access your capital (for example if it's tied up in property you own) then a deferred payment agreement might be the right option for you.

Deferred payments have been introduced nationally as part of the Care Act and mean that people should not have to sell their homes to pay for care, as they have sometimes had to do in the past.

Read our deferred payments factsheet (PDF, 171.4 KB) for full details.