Health in the care home

People living in all care homes are entitled to the same standard of health and social care as they were in their own homes. This involves collaboration between the home and local NHS and social care agencies, as well as third sector and community services.

Checklist for owners and managers

The assessed health needs of residents in care homes with nursing will be met in part by the nurses and health care assistants on the staff. But all people in care homes need access to a range of health care services: