I have been directed by social work to two specialised dementia care homes this week. Both were unsuitable as the people were much further along than John and he would have had no one to talk to and frankly would have been horrified at behaviours he has not yet reached. He is recommended for specialised care because he is/was a wanderer but he still washes and shaves daily and dresses with a little help. He eats well and sleeps well aided by sleeping tablets. What then would be the correct category of care home for him? I cannot place him in a situation which would alarm him and I am being told that if I hold out for the care home I want, the funding may have moved on by the time a place comes available. I am coming round to the idea of keeping him at home if I cannot find a suitable place. Has anyone else taken this route? I need to convince SW somehow that they are not getting this right.