Care and residential homes provide accommodation and personal care, such as help with:

  • washing
  • dressing
  • taking medicines
  • going to the toilet

Some care homes also offer activities, such as day trips.

View the care home directory of local services and organisations

 

Before choosing a care home for you or someone you know, it's worth considering all of the options.
There are 2 main types of home; care / residential homes and nursing homes.
Nursing homes usually cost more than residential homes as they provide nursing care.
You can choose to pay for care yourself if you're able to afford it or the council might be able to help.
You can choose to pay for care yourself if you're able to afford it or the council might be able to help.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulates all health and adult social care in England and is a good place to start.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulates all health and adult social care in Plymouth.
You may need to make a complaint about a care home if you're not happy with the quality of care you or someone you know is receiving.
View the care home directory of local services and organisations