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 suggests that smaller homes are more likely to provide better care. Continue reading “Care homes – small is beautiful?”