Care homes

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Care homes offer 24-hour care and support, accommodation and meals. You may need to consider moving into a care home if:

There are two types:

  • Residential care homes have trained staff to support you with personal care.
  • Nursing homes provide personal care and also have trained nursing staff on duty.

How much it will cost

This type of accommodation is expensive. Before moving into a care home, it is worth considering all other options. Find out about paying for residential care.

Get advice

You can contact Adult Social Care for advice or an assessment:

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Help if you’re choosing a care home

NHS – Care homes contains helpful advice on choosing a care home.

Find care homes and nursing homes on East Sussex 1Space directory.

Care Choices is a directory of care providers and care homes in East Sussex.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulates and regularly inspects all care homes. You can check quality reports on their website.

Getting independent financial advice can be helpful if you are paying for long term care.

East Sussex County Council care homes

East Sussex County Council provides care home services with nursing at Milton Grange, Eastbourne.

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