Help choosing care

Page last updated: 14 April 2022

We know it's important to have the right information and advice when you're choosing health or social care, either for you or a loved one.

As well as our inspection reports, which give a detailed picture of what we find when we check services, we've also put together some tips to give you more information about choosing care.

Read tips for choosing:


Other useful resources

As well as looking at the information on our website, you can also use these other useful resources when choosing care:

The NHS website gives information about illnesses and conditions, as well as guides for people who need care and support.

GOV.UK is the place to find government services and information.

Department of Health and Social Care
The Department for Health and Social Care leads, shapes and funds health and care in England.

Department for Work and Pensions
The Department for Work and Pensions administers the state pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits to over 22 million people.