Residential and nursing homes

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Number of residential and nursing homes

Database of care homes, with additional information on specialism, quality ratings, locality and capacity of establishment.

Care Quality Commission

Number of nursing homes, residential homes and care homes in the UK

Number of nursing homes, residential homes and care homes in the UK. A searchable database of over 21,500 homes. Searchable indicators include: type of facility, type of owner, whether help is provided for specific conditions, and additional facilities and services (including palliative care).

Carehome.co.uk

Number of social services staff working in residential homes services

Number of social services staff working in residential homes.

The Information Centre for Health and Social Care

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