The first thing to do is realise the likelihood of your need for care in old age.
If you want choice, even the choice to protect your assets, you need to plan now, not when it is too late.
These days we are all living longer but according to The General Household Survey carried out by the Department of Health:
On the balance of probability, you will need care at some point.
If you do not want the local authority to have a call on your house and other assets you need to plan now for the cost of future fees. We can help you.