Choosing a care home

Prof June Andrews talks in general about choosing a care home. Location matters. It has to feel right. And there are other signs that you can look out for.

Useful links

For advice in England check out: Five steps to follow when choosing a care home

This website will help you make sure you have considered all options and understand the types of home available. You also need to be clear how your care will be funded. Searching for a suitable home and making your choice is only part of the story.

Age UK (England) has a video that explains some of the key things to look for when visiting a care home and a checklist.

For information on care homes in Scotland, including types of care home, how to find a care home and care homes fees visit:

Reviewed March 1, 2019