How do I get it?
You should first ask your local Social Work Department for an assessment of your care needs. Even if you plan to arrange and pay for your own place in a care home, it is still a good idea to get an assessment of your care needs before contacting a care home, to ensure that you are fully aware of all your options and to ensure that you receive any help you may be entitled to with paying care home fees.
The Social Work Department can help you to find a care home whether or not you plan to fund your own place. They will be able to provide you with a list of care homes which are suitable for your assessed needs and can also assist you in arranging a trial visit to a care home you are considering.