Care Home

A Care Home is a place where personal care and accommodation are provided together.

Description

A Care Home is an ORGANISATION SITE.

A Care Home is a place where personal care and accommodation are provided together.

People may live in a Care Home  for short or long periods. For many people, it is their sole place of residence and so it becomes their home, although they do not legally own or rent it. Both the care that people receive and the premises are regulated by the  Care Quality Commission.

There are two types of Care Homes:

For further information on Care Homes, see the Care Quality Commission  website at: Care Homes.

Any establishment in which treatment or nursing (or both) are provided for PERSONS liable to be detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 cannot be a Care Home and is either a NHS hospital or must be registered as an independent hospital.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Care Homes

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Element ACCOMMODATION STATUS CODE references in description Care Home
Attribute ACCOMMODATION STATUS CODE references in description Care Home
Attribute CARER SUPPORT INDICATOR references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Care Home references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Care Home Stay references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Care Home Stay (Midwife Care) references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Care Home Stay (Nursing Care) references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Care Home Stay (Residential) references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Care Home Without Nursing references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Care Home with Nursing references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Community Bed-based Intermediate Care references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Community Bed-based Intermediate Care Service references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Consultant Episode (Hospital Provider) references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Crisis Response Intermediate Care Service references in description Care Home
Attribute DEATH LOCATION TYPE CODE references in description Care Home
Data Element DEATH LOCATION TYPE CODE (ACTUAL) references in description Care Home
Data Element DEATH LOCATION TYPE CODE (PREFERRED) references in description Care Home
Attribute DISCHARGE DESTINATION references in description Care Home
Data Element DISCHARGE DESTINATION CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) references in description Care Home
Data Element DISCHARGE DESTINATION CODE (MOTHER POST DELIVERY HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Home Leave references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Home-based Intermediate Care references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Home-based Intermediate Care Service references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Hospital Provider references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Hospital Provider Spell references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Mental Health Absence Without Leave references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Nursing Episode references in description Care Home
Supporting Information Organisation Coding Frames references in description Care Home
Supporting Information Organisation Site Coding Frames references in description Care Home
Data Element PLANNED DISCHARGE DESTINATION CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Place of Safety references in description Care Home
NHS Business Definition Reablement Intermediate Care Service references in description Care Home
Attribute SOURCE OF ADMISSION references in description Care Home
Data Element SOURCE OF ADMISSION CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) references in description Care Home
Data Element SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR COMMUNITY references in description Care Home
Attribute SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR COMMUNITY references in description Care Home
Data Element SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR NHS CONTINUING HEALTHCARE references in description Care Home
Attribute SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR NHS CONTINUING HEALTHCARE references in description Care Home