The guides to care and support below are all produced with local authorities in the West Midlands.
If you’re looking for care in Staffordshire, or nursing homes in Birmingham, you can use these directories as support to find care near you.
If the area you’re looking for care in is not listed below, the Care Choices website can still help. We have general information on topics such as paying for care homes and specialist solicitors for care, which you can browse to find the information you need.
Live-in Care enables anyone, young or old, with care needs to continue living in their own in home with a round-the-clock care worker. Whether you just need companionship or have some specific health issues that mean you require extra support, Live-in Care provides a full-time solution realistic and affordable alternative […]
Carte Blanche Care is a family-run provider based in Surrey, which has extensive experience delivering care first hand. We take pride in: Focusing on you, tailoring our services to your requirements Promising to treat you with respect, promoting an environment of compassion and empathy Understanding how important good quality care […]
Helping Hands has been providing companionship through to complex nursing-led live-in care to people across England and Wales since 1989 and is widely acknowledged to be the country’s most respected provider of the service. As a values driven family business, we have worked tirelessly over the past 24 years to […]
Independent People Homecare is an established live-in care agency with a wide network of experienced home care assistants. Leading the way in providing comprehensive, competitively-priced care services, our carers deliver care plans that enable our clients to enjoy their independence with the support of trained home care professionals. Our focus […]
Promedica24 Watford is the CQC registered office that supports the Promedica24 Franchises in the South East. In 12 years we have grown to become Europe’s largest provider of live-in care. Our knowledge, experience and depth of understanding of adult social care and the care system has enabled us to help […]
At SuperCarers, we match families and individuals needing care with compassionate, experienced and vetted home carers. Our founders, Adam and Daniel Pike watched their mother struggle to cope with managing their grandma’s care. From personal experience, they understand the challenges in finding a reliable, quality carer and want to help […]
The Good Care Group is a national provider of professional, multi-award winning 24 hour live-in care services for people allowing them to continue to live safely and happily in their own home, maintaining dignity and independence, with tailored support as required. Our service is fully managed – we pay the […]
Abbey Court Care Home is a purpose built 52 bed care facility. Owned and operated by Knights Care Ltd, a family run business that has been in the care industry for many years. Abbey Court provides Nursing, Residential and Palliative (Continuing Healthcare), we also provide emergency respite care which can […]
Our services are tailored to the service user’s requirements and needs. Some of the services we provide are listed below: Ex-Military specialist health care services 24 Hour Live In Care – UK Wide Short Term Respite Care Hospital Discharge Care/ Re-ablement Cancer Care Dementia/Parkinson’s/ Alzheimer’s Care Complex care including stoma […]
Antoine Care aims to support vulnerable people to live with a high degree of independence. We support people including those with a learning disability, physical disability, those experiencing mental ill health and older adults to achieve an independent lifestyle. To achieve this Antoine Care aims to apply the following key […]
A traditional building, Attleborough Grange has cosy lounges, social dining areas and kitchenettes where residents can prepare their own snacks and drinks. Outside there is a large, beautiful garden with balcony areas and sweeping lawns.
Quality home care tailored to your needs. Everyone has differing care needs. With Audley Care Edgbaston, you can have as little or as much as you want. We provide personal care, domestic support and health management services. No job is too small. We are on-call every minute of every day. […]
Quality home care tailored to your needs. Everyone has differing care needs. With Audley Care Leamington Spa, you can have as little or as much as you want. We provide personal care, domestic support and health management services. No job is too small. We are on-call every minute of every […]
Quality home care tailored to your needs. Everyone has differing care needs. With Audley Care Malvern, you can have as little or as much as you want. We provide personal care, domestic support and health management services. No job is too small. We are on-call every minute of every day. […]
Birmingham Business Associate is committed to providing care in the community to the highest possible standard. We are committed to making the service we provide personal to the individual based upon their needs and preferences also taking into account any cultural or religious requirements. Our care services will provide an […]
We believe that care matters and we are committed to providing the highest quality homecare in Bromsgrove, Redditch & surrounding areas so that our customers can remain in their own homes. At Bluebird Care (Bromsgrove & Redditch) we deliver homecare and support services within the boundaries of Bromsgrove & Redditch […]
Bluebird Care (Dudley, Wyre Forest and Malvern Hills) is a part of the nationwide Bluebird Care group. The business provides domiciliary care services to customers in the region, but principally in Stourbridge, Halesowen, Kingswinford and Wall Heath. Care that we provide can range from companionship visits, medication calls and shopping, […]
Shropshire Care Business of The Year 2014 Our aim is to provide a better level of Home Care to people who need help and support to enable them to stay in their own home. Our reputation is good and we get most of our new customers from referrals. We care […]
Bluebird Care (Evesham) are a part of Bluebird Care who are a National provider of care in the UK and Ireland. Bluebird Care (Evesham) run the business in the local community looking after Worcester, Droitwich, Evesham, Pershore and the surrounding villages. Our care packages are tailored to the individuals requirements […]
English Care, a family run company, prides itself on offering a highly professional care service for the elderly. Bowbrook House, previously an Edwardian gentleman’s residence, was opened in 1998 and is set in a beautiful and convenient location on the outskirts of Shrewsbury, close to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. The […]
Bramble Home Care is a family run business dedicated to offering support to people who want to stay in their own homes for as long as possible throughout Gloucestershire and Worcestershire from our offices in Tewkesbury, Worcester and Thornbury. We are experienced in offering quality care and pride ourselves on […]
Caring Angels Home Care Ltd provides care and support in peoples own homes in the Shrewsbury area and surrounding villages. We offer a mixture of services from Personal Care, Medication Support, Housework, Companionship, Meal preparation, Shopping service, Attending appointments and Respite /Holiday Cover. We aim to provide the highest standard […]
Designed specifically for people living with a dementia, Castle Brook provides independence, choice and the feeling of freedom. It has a number of facilities to encourage people to remain active and in control of their life, including a minimart shop, traditional launderette, cinema, hair salon, café, luxury spa, therapy table […]
Homecare – The answer for you or your loved ones! Many people, either because they are getting older or because they have some kind of disability, prefer to retain their independence and remain in their own home. “Homecare” refers to a range of services provided to a person in their […]
Clarriots Care is a market leading UK health and social care provider committed to delivering a high quality care service to clients in the comfort of their own home. They believe home is where the heart is, and every day they make a real difference to thousands of people up […]
Connecting Hands Healthcare is part of BTTLR Limited. With years of experience in the care sector Connecting Hands was formed with a goal of always connecting the right people together for any care requirement be it in the home or community. Via our website we offer recruitment, placements for carers, […]
These checks were carried out under the inspection model that CQC have used since 2009. These will gradually be replaced by the CQC's new ratings (see below).
All standards were being met when the CQC inspected the service. If this service has not had a CQC inspection since it registered with the CQC, judgement may be based on the CQC's assessment of declarations and evidence supplied by the service.
At least one standard in this area was not being met when the CQC inspected the service and the CQC required improvements.
At least one standard in this area was not being met when the CQC inspected the service and the CQC have taken enforcement action.
New inspection ratings
The CQC are moving to a new inspection model and rate services according to how safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led they are, using four levels:
Outstanding – the service is performing exceptionally well.
Good - the service is performing well and meeting the CQC's expectations.
Requires improvement – the service isn't performing as well as it should and the CQC have told the service how it must improve.
Inadequate – the service is performing badly and the CQC have taken enforcement action against the provider of the service.
No rating/under appeal/rating suspended – there are some services which the CQC can't rate, while some might be under appeal from the provider. Suspended ratings are being reviewed by the CQC and will be published soon.