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HEALTH|CHOOSING AND FUNDING A CARE HOME
  Elderly Care
Choosing and funding a care home
When it comes to choosing a care home for your relative, you’ll naturally want to do everything in your power to find one that meets all their needs
Choosing a care home:
Three key steps will help you and your relative make an informed choice:
  1 Shortlist: find care homes in your
chosen area that provide the type of care your relative needs.
2 Contact: ask for their brochure, statement of
purpose and written details of costs. You could also enquire about availability of places that suit your relative’s needs.
3 Visit: where possible, both you and your relative
should go together. If your relative is unable to visit, ask a representative from the home to visit him or her and talk things through.
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