Helping primary care to support people with dementia

Handy guide to selecting a care home

January 28 2013
Handy guide to selecting a care home

This guide published by the Alzheimer’s Society is designed to be taken into care homes by people with dementia and their families and provides an independent and objective guide to what makes good quality care.

Good quality care that preserves dignity, treats people with respect and promotes independence can improve the lives of care home residents with dementia. Choosing the right care home is critical and this guide lists some key questions to think about when visiting different homes.

The guide points those choosing a home towards the activities available, the way staff address residents and whether residents are able to dress themselves.

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