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What do residential care homes do?
These settings offer a service to people who are unable to look after themselves and who don't have family members to look after themsleves at home. Most people in residential care recieve personal care but some also need healthcare.
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What kind of care does a care home deliver?
Care homes provide personal care; this includes day-to-day needs, such as, meals, bathing, going to the toilet and taking medication.
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What kind of care does a nursing home deliver?
People in nursing homes recieve healthcare from trained medical staff - e.g nurses. These homes are registered to provide medical care.
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Other residential care settings and what they do: what kind of service does a care home for adults aged 18 - 65 provide?
These care homes provide care for younger adults with, for example, server physical disabilities, learning disabilities, brain injury resulting from an accident, or mental health problems; and in some places for alcohol or dug dependent individuals.
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Other residential care settings and what they do: what kind of service does a residential care setting for children and adolescents provide?
This service specialise in providing support for children with physical disabilitis=es, learning disabilities or emotional problems.
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What kind of care does a care home deliver?

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Care homes provide personal care; this includes day-to-day needs, such as, meals, bathing, going to the toilet and taking medication.

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What kind of care does a nursing home deliver?

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Other residential care settings and what they do: what kind of service does a care home for adults aged 18 - 65 provide?

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Other residential care settings and what they do: what kind of service does a residential care setting for children and adolescents provide?

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