Are you concerned about care home negligence? Are you concerned about the care you are receiving in a care home?
You have the right to choose where you live. Even if your local council is arranging and paying for all or some of your care home, you should not simply be told where to live.
You have the right to be treated with respect, dignity and kindness.
Our care home system may come under increasing pressure in the near future as life expectancy increases and NHS and private budgets are stretched to meet the new demands. When you move to a care home, whether for age or specific medical conditions, you placing a huge amount of trust in the professionals who work in the homes.
For information on finding an appropriate care home, funding the same and the choices available see Age UK.
For guidance on care and support for the types of care available see NHS.