The UK's Care Homes provide a residential setting with personal care mainly for the elderly; many also offer nursing care and some provide for specific care needs such as dementia or terminal illness. All Care Homes provide meals and staff on call at all times.

The contact is the most senior usually the Registered Care Home Owner, the CEO or manager.

The table below gives a breakdown of the type and number of organisations that make up Care Homes.

Type of Organisations Number of Organisations
Care Home 13961
Care Home with Nursing 334
Care Home Groups 5360
Hospice 173
Private Hospital 259

Total number of records available is 21,600