Foxholes Care Home

CQC Rating Good
Communal Area of Foxholes Care Home in Hitchin, North Hertfordshire
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Care Home Location

Pirton Rd,  Hitchin SG5 2EN
Bus Stop0.60 miles
Local Pub0.50 miles
Train Station0.80 miles
Nearby Shops0.90 miles
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Situated upon 18 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, Foxholes Care Home provides residential, respite and dementia care all within a stone’s throw of nearby market-town Hitchin in Hertfordshire. The home has excellent transport links via road and rail, ensuring that family and friends can visit with ease and enjoy the host of amenities on offer. Facilities include en-suite bedrooms with vistas of the English countryside, a welcoming cafe, a bar, orangery, hair salon, cinema, ice cream parlour, convenient care home shop, spacious lounges and a garden area for all residents to relax and enjoy. Foxholes’ team of chefs produce delicious and wholesome food within a seasonal menu, tailored to individual preferences. The busy and varied social calendar encourages residents to interact and engage with activities, entertainment and the local community.

BrandIndependent Care Home
Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date1987
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveYes

Types of Elderly Care Available at Foxholes*

Lottie care
Residential Care

Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.

Lottie care
Dementia Care

Individuals that have been diagnosed with dementia and are no longer able to live independently at home due to requiring specialist 24-hour care services.

Lottie care
Respite Care

Individuals that require a temporary living arrangement at a care home. Respite is also referred to as a short care home stay and may range from a few days to a couple weeks.

Additional Elderly Care Options

Convalescent Care
Physical Disability

Not Available

Day Care
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Nursing Care
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission (CQC)' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

goodOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating goodCQC Effective Rating goodCQC Caring Rating goodCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating good
CQC Publication Date: 19/09/2019

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Cafe or Restaurant
Dining Area
Family Room
Hair & Beauty Salon
Library & Reading Room
Own Furniture Allowed
Pets Allowed
Private Dining Area
Quiet Area
Terrace Area

Not Available

Computer Room
Meditation Area

Care Home Activities


Arts & Crafts
Baking & Cooking
Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Meditation & Yoga
Visits from Children
Wellbeing Classes
Where is Foxholes located?

It is situated in Hitchin and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of Foxholes?

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. Foxholes is rated good, based on the level of care and safety at the home.

What types of elderly care are available at Foxholes?

The following types of elderly care are available at this home: respite, dementia, residential.

How many beds does Foxholes have?

Currently, there are 110 beds at the home.

Who owns Foxholes?

This care home is owned and operated by Independent Care Home.

What types of activities and events are available at this care home?

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Foxholes, including: Hair & Beauty Treatments, Meditation & Yoga, Gardening & Flower Arranging.

What is the cost of care at Foxholes?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Foxholes the cost of care starts from £1,050 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01462 547042 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.