Thistle Hill Care Home

CQC Rating Good
Communal area of Thistle Hill in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
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Care Home Location

Thistle Hill,  Knaresborough HG5 8LS, UK
Bus Stop0.40 miles
Local Pub0.40 miles
Train Station1.40 miles
Nearby Shops0.70 miles
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Ideally located on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales near the market town of Knaresborough and the spa town of Harrogate, Thistle Hill is a welcoming care home that provides expert nursing, dementia and respite care to those in need. This inviting Barchester Healthcare home boasts a wide range of luxurious facilities to help residents feel at home, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a selection of stylish communal lounges, a hairdressing salon and manicured private gardens where residents can enjoy the fresh countryside air. Whether it be enjoying getting stuck in with the gardening or relaxing in the hairdressing salon, there’s an activity for everyone here at Thistle Hill thanks to the jam-packed activity programme.

BrandBarchester Healthcare
Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date2003
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Thistle Hill*

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
Nursing Care

Individuals who require 24-hour assistance and care from qualified nurses due to medical conditions and/or personal living needs. This may include people that require intensive rehabilitative care following a stroke, or simply need support using a peg feeding tube.

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
Day Care
Palliative Care
Physical Disability

Not Available

Mental Health
Residential 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: 06/07/2023

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Hair & Beauty Salon
Own Furniture Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Dining Area
Family Room
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Pets Allowed
Private Dining Area
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities


Arts & Crafts
Baking & Cooking
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Visits from Children

Not Available

Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Meditation & Yoga
Wellbeing Classes
Where is Thistle Hill located?

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

What is the CQC rating of Thistle Hill?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Thistle Hill?

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

How many beds does Thistle Hill have?

Currently, there are 85 beds at the home.

Who owns Thistle Hill?

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 Thistle Hill, including: Hair & Beauty Treatments, Exercise & Fitness, Dance & Music.

What is the cost of care at Thistle Hill?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Thistle Hill the cost of care starts from £1,557 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 02381 440149 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.