Hickathrift House Care Home

CQC Rating Good
Communal Lounge of Hickathrift House Care Home in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
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Care Home Location

217 Smeeth Rd,  Wisbech PE14 8JB, UK
Bus Stop3.10 miles
Local Pub3.10 miles
Train Station7.10 miles
Nearby Shops4.80 miles
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Situated between Wisbech and Kings Lynn, in the charming village of Marshland St James, Hickathrift House is a modern care home that provides expert residential, dementia and respite care to the elderly. This purpose-built Barchester Healthcare home boasts a range of contemporary facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite facilities, a selection of cosy communal lounges, stylish dining areas, an activity room and even an on-site hairdressing salon where residents can enjoy a well-earned pamper. When it comes to activities, residents have a wide variety of choices, from wine and cheese nights to day trips to the local area and around Cambridgeshire, there’s an activity for everyone here at Hickathrift House.

BrandBarchester Healthcare
Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date1988
Ensuite Facilities84%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Hickathrift House*

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

Day Care
Palliative Care
Physical Disability

Not Available

Convalescent Care
Mental Health
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: 21/05/2019

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Dining Area
Hair & Beauty Salon
Own Furniture Allowed
Pets Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Family Room
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Private Dining Area
Terrace 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
Visits from Children
Wellbeing Classes

Not Available

Meditation & Yoga
Where is Hickathrift House located?

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

What is the CQC rating of Hickathrift House?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Hickathrift House?

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

How many beds does Hickathrift House have?

Currently, there are 57 beds at the home.

Who owns Hickathrift House?

This care home is owned and operated by Barchester Healthcare.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Hickathrift House, including: Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Arts & Crafts, Baking & Cooking.

What is the cost of care at Hickathrift House?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Hickathrift House the cost of care starts from £1,393 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01945 664368 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.