Residential care homes help people who can no longer manage to look after themselves at home due to frailty, mobility problems or other issues that may occur with older age.
Nursing care homes help people with complex medical problems, who need regular help from health professionals.
After your care assessment, if we decide that a care home would be the best place for you to live, we can recommend homes which may suit your needs and tell you about vacancies. You and your family or carer can visit the homes to see them for yourselves, and ask any questions you may have.
Residential care in York
There are also a number of privately-owned carehomes in York which offer residential and nursing care.
See details of care homes in York in the NHS care home directories:
Residential care provides:
- 24-hour care from trained carers
- a manager on site during the day
- your own bedroom
- communal areas and facilities
- activities available to all residents
Short-term places are often available for people recovering from a hospital stay or illness, or to give their carer a break.
Older person's homes help people over the age of 65 with:
- conditions such as stroke or loss of mobility
- mental health problems
- physical disabilities
- learning disabilities
Paying for residential care
The cost of living in a care home varies depending on the facilities provided and the type of care you need.
- enter into a private agreement with the home and pay all the costs yourself
- ask us for help with paying for your care
Care invoices that can be paid online:
Adult Social Care Team
Telephone: 01904 555111 , Textphone: 07534 437804 (note: this number is for sensory impaired customers only)
Adult Social Care Emergency Duty Team
Contact the Emergency Duty Team for assistance.