The 5 Best Resources When Looking for Residential Care Homes

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Before looking at residential care homes for you or your loved one you need to determine a suitable care home location and research costs. Residential care costs vary depending on the location, care provider and funding availability depends on your savings and property. Here are some examples of resources where you can look for care homes:

Choose the care type you’re looking for and enter your location to get a list of all the local care homes with an overview of the facilities, reviews, see the CQC report and much more.

  • Reviews
  • Book a tour
  • More photos
  • News & Events
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Admission information

Care Choices

Search by care type and conditions on Care Choices to find local care homes online that cater to the needs of you or your loved one. You can find an overview of their facilities and a CQC report with more information or refer to Care Choices magazine for care advice and home adverts.

  • Search by condition
  • Care Choices magazine
  • Care home & dementia checklists
  • Lifestyle & activities information

Word of Mouth

Most people know at least someone in residential care, get a first-hand opinion from people who have seen the care delivered by local care homes to back up your research.

Brochure & Website

Once you have shortlisted some care homes it is best to visit the website for detailed information about the facilities, activities, staff and more. You can also request a residential care home brochure for more information.

Visit Newgate Lodge Care Home

Seeing the home facilities and meeting the residential care staff personally is always recommended to get a first-hand experience of the environment. If you have any questions about Newgate Lodge or would like to arrange a tour, then contact us by email at or call 01623 622322.