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Residential care and nursing homes

Residential care and nursing homes are for people over the age of 18 who are no longer able to live independently in their own home due to physical or learning disabilities, sight or hearing loss, frailty or illness. In certain circumstances, short term places can be available for people who are recovering from illness after being discharged from hospital, or to give carers a break from their caring responsibilities.

If you think moving to a care home, either temporarily or permanently, could be an option for you or someone you care for, contact Adult Social Care for a discussion about the support needs that you or the person you care for require. Adult Social Care can help to consider all the options that are available.

The cost of residential and nursing homes varies, often depending on the type of facilities provided and the amount and type of care you need. As part of the discussion with Adult Social Care, you can also find out any financial implications associated with care home fees.

Contact Adult Social Care Access and Response Team to have a discussion about your care needs

Telephone: 020 7974 4000 (select Option 1)

Email: adultsocialcare@camden.gov.uk

Residential care and nursing homes in Camden during COVID-19

Residential care and nursing homes in Camden are still accepting referrals for residents.

All care homes and nursing homes in Camden have the appropriate level of PPE to provide professional care to all residents safely. All staff are fully trained in response to COVID-19 and risk assessed. Clear guidance is in place in all Camden homes regarding reducing the risk of transmission.

Finding out more about residential or nursing homes

All registered residential or nursing homes are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). You can search for care homes on the CQC website at https://www.cqc.org.uk/ and obtain a copy of the home’s CQC inspection reports.

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