Residential care

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, which need regular help from health professionals.

If your assessment says a care home is the best place for you to live, we can recommend which homes meet your needs and tell you about vacancies. You and family or carer can visit the homes to see if you would be happy there and to ask any questions you may have.

Residential care we offer

We run 5 residential homes in York regulated by the Care Quality Commission. Each has its own character and can accommodate between 27 to 48 residents. All of our homes can offer dementia care, 3 of the homes offer specialist dementia care.

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.

Our 'older person's homes' help people over the age of 65 with:

  • conditions such as stroke or loss of mobility
  • dementia
  • mental health problem
  • physical disabilities
  • learning disabilities.

Find out more about our future plans for older people's accommodation

Paying for residential care

The cost of living in a care home varies depending on the facilities provided and the amount and type of care you need. You can:

The following care invoices can be paid online:

Futher information

Download a list of care homes and homes which offer nursing care or see the Alzheimer's Society guide to choosing a care home.

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