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Choosing a care home, sometimes called a nursing home, is an important decision.
This checklist from Age Scotland partner Age UK suggests what to ask to help you find out as much as you can about a home and make an informed choice. If you are not happy with something when you’re looking around, ask the home for an explanation. You download and print the booklet version from the box on the right to take with you when yoou visit a home
The Care Inspectorate is the new health and social care regulator for scotland.
You can read their care home inspection reports online or request printed copies from the Care Inspectorate website.
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Download the Care home checklist (PDF 508 KB)
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