Care homes – small is beautiful?

There are 16,197 care homes in England, providing a total of 459,377 beds – one bed per 120 people, or more than enough beds for the entire population of Malta.

With so many care homes, how do you find a good one? The Care Quality Commission (CQC) register and inspect care homes. Analysis of data made available by CQC┬ásuggests that smaller homes are more likely to provide better care. Continue reading “Care homes – small is beautiful?”