Our guide to choosing a care home is designed to help you and your loved ones consider your choices carefully and make the right decision for you. Explaining the differences between residential, nursing and dementia care homes as well as exploring typical daily activities, health care services and catering, this guide offers advice on a range of things to consider when choosing between the care homes you go to visit.
Making the right choice
For many people, moving to a care home is a big decision and it can be difficult to know where to start. As an established and trusted care home provider, Anchor know that the need to find a suitable care home can come about quite suddenly and can feel overwhelming, and so, we are here to help.
These pages have been written to help answer common questions about moving to a care home and include useful information about care home fees, the varying levels of care and support available in different homes and what daily life in a care home is really like.
We understand that financial security is an important aspect of wellbeing and moving into care brings up financial concerns. There are an array of free tools and calculators you can access online to assist with financial planning which you may find useful when considering a move to a care home.
At West Hall, our warm and friendly staff are committed to helping each new resident through the transition of moving to our care home. We will meet with you and your loved ones to gain a thorough understanding of your needs and ensure you are comfortable with your new home.