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Helping you to make the difficult decision of moving your loved-one to a new home.

When it comes to moving to a care home, or moving your loved one to a care home, it can be a difficult decision to make. After all, your home environment is a place where you spend a lot of time so it is understandable that you would want to take your time to ensure it is the right fit, and that you or your loved one will receive the best care and welcome.

We have put together some sections to help you make the decision, whether that is to bring your loved one to join our family at Fairways or to help you decide on another home.

Choosing dementia care

Our advice on choosing the right care home for your loved one with dementia, including things to look out for when you visit prospective homes and questions to ask their staff.

How to choose dementia care

Care home funding

Care home funding can be a difficult topic to navigate, and for many relatives it is something they have never had to consider before. We explain means testing and how your relative’s home might be funded.

Care Home Funding

Preparing for the move

Moving home is always a big change, and moving to a care home is no different. We give our advice on making the move a stress free transition and helping your loved-one to settle into their new environment.

Preparing for the move

Frequently Asked Questions

Our answers to commonly asked questions by prospective residents, their carers and families.

Frequently Asked Questions

Your Home

  • “First class. Very homely, very clean and caring. Best decision I have made…she has been really loved and cared for.”

    Relative comment
  • “Everyone went above and beyond looking after my mum and I appreciate the kindness and sincerity they showed her.”

    Relative comment
  • “I think it is beautiful. I come unannounced and it is a nice atmosphere and is always clean.”

    Relative comment
  • “All of you are excellent, your manner is more of care professional friends, rather than just ‘staff’”

    Relative Comment