Finding a care home for those later years when you need increasing support can be an emotional experience - certainly for you, and, depending on circumstances, for your family too.
No two care homes are the same – and whilst all registered homes adhere to prescribed standards and conform to stated regulations, that still leaves plenty of opportunity for variety around 'what it provides, what it is like, and how it feels to live here'.
There are many elements that together, contribute to 'service delivery' within a care home, so it's vital that you can make an informed decision - whether independently or with support from family, social services, or medical professionals.
First and foremost, you need to be clear about the level and nature of care you will need - not just now, but in the future. But of equal significance is the prevailing environment, the atmosphere and character. After all, it will be your home and you should enjoy being there.
Whether you are looking for a home for you, or you’re supporting someone else through the process, the following tips should help:
Make sure you get the time you need to talk to the care home manager who should give you a good insight to the home, and answer your questions.
“ Iden Manor has so much going for it; we are very blessed to be here ”
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