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Kayleigh
5th May 2019, 18:32
The CQC website and Which website have online facilities to search for home care agencies:-

(i) Care Quality Commission for England (CQC) website:-

- click on the link below to take you to the 'find services offering care at home' webpage.

http://https://www.cqc.org.uk/what-we-do/services-we-regulate/find-services-offering-care-home (https://www.cqc.org.uk/what-we-do/services-we-regulate/find-services-offering-care-home)

- scroll down to 'Search for a Service'

- Enter your postcode

- Click on 'Search'

- A list of results should be displayed, with options (on the left) to refine your search.

- Refine your search by clicking on 'home care agencies'


(ii) 'Which' website :-

- Click on the link below to take you to the 'Care Services Directory'

http://https://www.which.co.uk/later-life-care/care-services-directory (https://www.which.co.uk/later-life-care/care-services-directory)

- use the drop down to select 'Home Care'

- Enter your town or postcode


INFORMATION ABOUT FUNDING:-

- Local Authority funding for home care:-

https://www.which.co.uk/later-life-care/financing-care/home-care-finance/local-authority-funding-for-home-care-a116w2u6nbul

- Continuing Healthcare (fully-funded by the NHS):-

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support-guide/money-work-and-benefits/nhs-continuing-healthcare/

Best wishes,
Kayleigh

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