When is the right time to move into a care home?
Arranging care at home or moving into residential care or supported living can be a complex process, but we’re here to help. Below we’ll take you through paying for care, step by step.
At some point in our lives, many of us will be faced with the decision of whether or not to move into a care home. For some, making that move may be as a result of illness or a fall, whereas others may start to need extra support more gradually. No matter the circumstance, moving to a care home can be an emotional time for both residents and their loved ones.
Making plans early and getting the information and advice you need will help make any changes much easier and less stressful.
It may be worth considering moving into a care home or supported housing if:
Moving into a care home is a big step, but it’s not the only one. For many people a care home isn’t the right place for them as their physical and mental health needs are less. Other housing options for older people are available, so make sure you research all the options before making your decision.