Useful Links

Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Healthcare Improvement Scotland is the newly formed care regulator for independent care homes in Scotland (replacing the Scottish Care Commission).

Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent national regulator for all care homes in England. You can access CQC reports about every registered care home.

Age UK

Age UK (the charity combining Age Concern and Help the Aged) has a fact sheet entitled "Finding Residential and Nursing Home Accommodation".

Counsel & Care

Counsel and Care is an independent national charity providing help and advice to older people, their families and carers.

Contact the Elderly

Contact the Elderly groups organise gatherings for frail, elderly people who live alone.

Care Info

The website for the long term care sector.

Care Home Resource

The Alzheimer's Society