Residential, Nursing and Extra Care

Choosing a care home

If you know that moving into a care home is what you want, then this information may help you make the right choice.

find a care homeSearch for a care home
Find local care homes that might meet your needs

choosing careFinding the right care home
Points to consider when a looking for a care home

checklistContacting the care home
Useful questions to ask on your first visit to a care home

arranging care

Arranging your care
Help with making arrangements for your care

care home livingLiving in a care home
What to expect when living in a care home

family and friendsAdvice for carers, families and friends
Advice and support for carers families and friends


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What am I entitled to?

The local authority is here to help everyone understand their needs and, if required, provide an assessment.

For more information about what help you are entitled to, please see the Who can get help from Adult Services web pages.

Try our online self assessment