Publications: residential and nursing care
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Published annually. Currently Autumn 2014 to Autumn 2015
Detailed list of residential and nursing care homes in Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton; information and advice about choosing a care home.
Download the Guide to Residential Care pdfs
Pages 1-10 2 MB
- The guide front cover and care home adverts
Chapters 1 to 7 2 MB
- Chapter 1: Considering your options and making decisions
- Chapter 2: Paying for your care
- Chapter 3: Finding a home that suits you
- Chapter 4: Contacting and visiting homes
- Chapter 5: Managing the paperwork
- Chapter 6: Living in the care home
- Chapter 7: Advice and support for carers, families and friends
Pages 40 to 69 7 MB
- Aldershot to Fordingbridge care homes in Hampshire
Pages 70-103 9 MB
- Gosport to Ringwood care homes in Hampshire
Pages 104-132 5 MB
- Care home listings by town: Ringwood to Winchester
- Alphabetical index of homes
- Social care and council contact details
- Key: further information
Sep 2012 [reviewed 2014]
Information about what is taken into account in the financial assessment for people applying to the County Council for financial help towards the cost of residential care; information and advice for people who have to pay the full cost of care themselves.
Download a copy of Paying for Residential Care 774 kB
FormsImportant - please note: These forms are for information only and should not be completed and sent directly to HCC. Funding for residential care is only agreed after a care assessment has been completed.
Statement of Financial Circumstances (SAS4)
December 2012 [reviewed 2014]
Form for collecting information about financial circumstances of people applying for financial help from the County Council towards the cost of residential care.
Download a copy of SAS4 170 kB
August 2009 [reviewed 2014]
Form for service users who have been assessed as needing residential care to sign to say that they have received a copy of Paying for Residential Care, and the SAS4 form, and understand that they will have to pay a charge for residential care.
Download a copy of SAS4C 992kb
August 2009 [reviewed 2014]
Form for the representative of a service user who has been assessed as needing residential care to sign to say that they have received a copy of Paying for Residential Care, and the SAS4 form, and understand that the person they represent will have to pay a charge for residential care.
Download a copy of SAS4R
The recommendation on the form must first be approved and signed by an Area Director.
Download a copy of SAS5 39 kB
November 2012 [reviewed 2014]
Information about the County Council’s deferred payments’ scheme, which allows people to use their home as security for a loan to pay their residential care costs.
Download a copy of SAS13 119 kB