The opening of each caring home in England can now be compared on a NHS website.
Homes have been combined to My NHS, partial a NHS Choices site, permitting users to leave ratings and reviews to assistance other people consider services.
Each caring home is scored on a turn of safety, staff turnover and food hygiene, among other standards.
A database can be searched regulating a postcode, segment or home name to check on comforts with or but nursing.
People can access:
- user reviews – including star ratings
- Care Quality Commission investigation ratings of caring homes
- Food Hygiene Standard rating
- levels of staff turnover
- whether a home has a purebred manager in post
- key information such as location, services on offer, hit details
Health Minister Alistair Burt said: “We know how formidable critical decisions about caring for a desired one can be – this is a feat for those who are disturbed about caring – with a click of a symbol a open will be means to make an sensitive choice about caring and make those formidable decisions easier.
“This information will uncover clearly a disproportion in peculiarity opposite caring homes and will assistance expostulate adult standards by highlighting bad performers that will meant they have to figure adult their services or remove out.”