What care homes can do to improve life for their residents

Person-centred care means offering people choice, control and respect – something smaller services specialise in. Here’s how others can do it……

Sophie Chester-Glyn


Larger homes must endeavour to feel homely: whether this is through the smell of home baking or simply having a Netflix night.

Photograph: Emily Hancock/Getty/Mint Images

What care homes can do to improve life for their residents

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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