What happens if a care home closes?

There are different reasons why a care home may have to close permanently, perhaps because the building’s facilities are outdated or for financial reasons. Most care home closures are planned and residents will be consulted and informed well in advance. Closing a care home at short notice is rare

Man looking worried

Independent Age guide How to find the right care home and Care home checklist may help when looking for a new care home.

Read in full at Independent Age source: https://www.independentage.org/get-advice/support-care/care-homes/what-happens-if-a-care-home-closes

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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