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Care homes

Care homes offer accommodation for people who may not be able to live independently. Some care homes offer care from qualified nurses or specialise in supporting people with specific needs such as people with a learning disability.

Before considering a care home, consider what options may be available to help you to remain living in your own home. These options could include equipment and adaptions, support with obtaining a meal, cleaning, gardening or help with personal care such as washing.

Access our helps living at home to find out more

For some people, a care home might be the appropriate choice. There are two categories of care home: Residential homes provide accommodation, meals and personal care (such as help with washing and eating). Nursing homes also have registered nurses who can provide care for more complex health needs.

Find residential care homes in Hull

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

In order for a care home to legally operate in the United Kingdom, they must be registered with the CQC. The CQC will make regular inspections and monitor the progress of each care home to ensure that they are meeting the needs of the people who live there. 

The CQC will then publish a report and give an overall score for the Care home - 

> outstanding
> good
> requires improvement
> inadequate

Find Hull care homes and their CQC reports here


Carehome.co.uk is a UK based website which provides a list of residential and nursing homes. Using this website, you can -

> find a list of care homes
> view independent reviews of the different services on offer
> contact the care home provider by email or telephone
> visit the individual care home provider’s website
> request a brochure from the care home
> request a call back
> submit your own review

Please note: that this is an independent website and the reviews provided by care.home.co.uk are not representative of the Hull City Council.

Find a care home here


Housing.org is a charity run site which provides free advice on elderly care, including information on -

> specialist directories
> nursing homes and residential care homes
> sheltered housing
> extra care housing
> retirement villages

Search for local care homers here

Last reviewed: 05/06/2018

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