If you’re considering a move into permanent care for a loved one, hearing from people who have been on this journey, and understanding what led them to the decision, can be a great source of comfort. These individual experiences give you a feel for what a good care home should look like and what to expect once your loved one has settled in.
One of the most common concerns that we hear from someone moving into one of our care homes
is that they will lose their independence. Many people worry about missing out on the activities that
they used to love doing in the comfort of their own home, or the freedom of popping to the shops or
It’s completely natural to experience a range of emotions when moving a loved one into a care home. Families often feel a mixture of anxiety, guilt, and sadness. They may also struggle to understand when it’s the right time and what they need to know when looking for the right home.