Care Homes With or Without Nursing

Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service

On advice from the government regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some services have changed. Find the latest information and advice about our services for vulnerable adults in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

See further information about changes to services.

If you can no longer manage safely at home, moving to a care home might be a good option for you.

In a care home, you have your own room and share areas such as a lounge and dining room, with other residents.

Types of care home

  • Care homes have staff that help you get in and out of bed, wash, dress and go to the toilet. Your meals are provided and there may be social activities too.
  • Some care homes include nursing care from a registered nurse as well as the services from a regular home.
  • Dual registered homes offer both types of care. If you move to this type of home, you may not need to move again if your needs increase or if you're a couples with different levels of need.

Deciding the care you need

If you're thinking about moving to a care home, get in touch with us and we’ll assess your needs. We talk through your difficulties with you and discuss your options. You can involve your family and other people involved in your care.

You might not need to move into a home, there may be other solutions to your needs, such as: