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Care home briefing 160 – Guidance on care home closures

The Department of Health, in conjunction with several other representative bodies, including the CQC, has recently published a good practice guide on ‘Managing care home closures’.

The guide assists in defining roles and responsibilities, taking account of peoples wishes and ensuring consistent communication.

A copy of the guide is available from the NHS Choices website and is entitled ‘Managing care home closures: A good practice guide’. Click here to read the guide online. Click here to view all guides on the NHS Choices website.

For more information or guidance, please contact:

Andrew Parsons
Partner and Head of Healthcare – Providers
T. 020 7227 7282


This briefing is for guidance purposes only. RadcliffesLeBrasseur LLP accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever for any action taken or not taken in relation to this note and recommends that appropriate legal advice be taken having regard to a client's own particular circumstances.

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