It is important to know what the person you care for needs if they move into a care home.

You should visit the care home to see if you like it. Try to drop in without making an appointment to see what the care home is really like.

Age UK have a checklist you can use when you visit care homes to help you decide if they would be suitable. See finding a care home on Age UK.

You can search for care homes online and see what other people thought about them:

Source:  East Renfrewshire Carers Centre