What types of home are closing? The characteristics of homes which closed between 1996 and 2001

Robin Darton (2004)

Health and Social Care in the Community 12 3 254-264



Available online: 6 April 2004


Closures of care homes have received considerable public attention. Fee levels and the cost of upgrading homes to meet the national minimum standards have been identified as the main factors influencing closures. The present paper compares private resi