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Find your local MHA care home

Professional referrals

Working with health and social care professionals to match your clients and patients to high-quality care homes

Homewood - Residents

Care homes you can trust

As the UK's largest charity care provider, we work closely with local authorities, NHS, clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and other professional organisations to ensure older people across England and Wales receive the highest quality care to enable them to live later life well. We provide:

  • residential care
  • nursing care
  • dementia care 
  • dementia nursing care
  • short-term respite.

If you are a health or social care professional looking to refer a client or patient to one of our care homes and wish to find out more about a specific MHA care home or check current available places, we are here to help. We are always happy to support with social worker referrals, GP referrals, district nurse referrals and community referrals.

Professional referrals in five simple steps

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Find a care home

Search for a suitable care home for your client or patient by using our care home finder at the top of this page.

Herondale Kingfisher - Administration

Contact the care home

Contact the care home directly by phone or submitting an online enquiry form to check availability and arrange a show round. You can find the contact details on each care home webpage.

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Care assessment

If the home has availability to meet your client or patient's care needs, they will arrange an assessment. You will need to provide a copy of their care plan, as well as any other relevant documentation.

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Reviewing your referral

The care home team will review your referral and contact you within two office days to discuss the next steps.

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If a place can be offered, the care home will support you to complete any necessary application forms and financial assessments. Top-up fees can be arranged directly with the family.

Homewood care home

Why choose us

As Britain's leading charity care provider dedicated to enriching the lives of older people, we are committed to delivering exceptional care, accommodation, and support services across Britain, ensuring the highest quality of life at every stage of later life. 

Learn more about us