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Care homes

Whether you're choosing a care home (also known as a residential home) for a loved one or moving into one yourself, the process can feel daunting. 

We've brought together information and guidance to help you make the best choice for you, including tips on how to find a good care home and advice on paying for it.

Types of care homes

Care homes provide accommodation and personal care for people who need extra support in their daily lives.There are a number of different types of care home, as well as alternatives to care homes.

Moving into a care home

It's natural for it to take some time to adjust to a new environment. We've got some tips for helping you to settle in.

Where do I start in arranging care?

The first step to getting any kind of care is to get a care needs assessment from your local council.

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We offer support through our free advice line on 0800 678 1602. Lines are open 8am-7pm, 365 days a year. We also have specialist advisers at over 120 local Age 51Թapps.


Last updated: Jun 11 2024

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