WHAT IS RESIDENTIAL CARE?
Traditionally care homes were referred to as residential homes and nursing homes. Today, the most common term is care home, which refers to all homes that provide both personal and nursing care.
Below is a summary of how they differ.
RESIDENTIAL CARE HOMES
Residential care homes provide a safe and supported place for elderly residents to stay. They typically assist with personal care including washing, dressing, toileting, meals, administering medication and can provide entertainment…
Nursing homes provide personal care, but additionally offer nursing care. If you require support from a qualified nurse every 24 hours, you may need a placement in a nursing home…
Our advisers are available to speak and meet during evenings and weekends and can liaise directly with patients and their family members. We assess and shortlist care options that best meet the patients’ clinical needs and personal preferences. We also advise on fees, government financial thresholds and social services.
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