Shining a light on care: helping people make better care home choices: executive summary: summary

Document type
Summary
Author(s)
Salter, Jo
Publisher
Independent Age
Date of publication
1 November 2016
Subject(s)
Older Adults, Health Services, Social Work, Social Care and Social Services
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This summary highlights three related issues that act as an obstacle to choosing a care home that matches all the criteria for a good quality home:

  • Too many interpretations or versions of quality.
  • Lack of consistent and standardised data collection in social care.
  • Lack of transparency and easily available information to support care home choice.

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