Find Care Homes Near You
Search for a Care Home using NHS Choices, you'll find
contact details for homes in your search area and be able to view
their Care Quality Commission (CQC) profile.
The CQC inspect care homes and publish the results on their
website to help you make better decisions about the care you
receive. Visit the Care Quality Commission website
for more details.
What to consider when looking for a care home
Counsel and Care has published a Care Home
Handbook, available free for older people, their families and
This edition provides vital information for anyone who may
be considering care in a care home, and for people who are
exploring options on behalf of someone they advise or care for.
The Care Home Handbook sets out clearly the rights that a person
has, the choices they can make depending on their situation, and
the control and independence they should be able to retain
throughout. It guides the reader through the different options
available for funding care and gives advice on how to choose a care
home that suits a person's individual needs.
This page was last reviewed 23 December 2013 at 16:50.
The page is next due for review 21 June 2015.