The Right Nursing Home
Choosing the right residential care home for you, a parent, sibling or other family member can seem like a daunting prospect. Especially when, in the case of dementia or other specialist care, you might feel you are being asked to make that decision quickly or unexpectedly.
For people with dementia or other specialist care needs, funding is often provided at local authority level and a social worker may suggest a range of care homes with facilities and skilled staff to accommodate complex needs. In most cases however you can still decide to choose any suitable care home in the local authority area and still receive the funding. This means that you can choose the most suitable home that meets your needs, or the needs of your family member.
There are a number of important considerations to make when choosing residential care homes, including:
At Airedale Nursing Home, our senior management team has over 30 years experience in helping families make these decisions and understand their rights and choices. We are more than happy to talk through any issues or questions you have, so feel free to contact us.
All care staff within the home will be appropriately qualified to deliver the highest standards of care. A continuous staff-training programme is implemented to ensure that these high standards are maintained in line with latest initiatives and developments in care practices as may be laid down in appropriate legislation, regulations and the National Care Standards Commission guidelines.