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Somerset House Care Home

GoodCQC Rating
1 / 6

Care Home Location

1 Church Ln,  Wheldrake, York YO19 6AW, UK
Bus Stop0.10 miles
Local Pub0.20 miles
Train Station8.30 miles
Nearby Shops0.20 miles


Set within the stunning Yorkshire village of Wheldrake, Somerset House Care and Nursing Home provides expert residential, dementia, nursing and respite care to the elderly. Part of the Country Court Care group, Somerset House is home to a range of excellent facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite shower rooms, spacious communal lounges, a bright dining room and a well-maintained garden. Along with personalised care for each resident, the dedicated team strive to ensure there is never a dull moment, from gardening to arts and crafts, there is something for everyone at Somerset House.

BrandCountry Court
Purpose BuildNo
Opening Date1989
Ensuite Facilities93%
All InclusiveYes

Types of Elderly Care*

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission (CQC)' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

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CQC Publication Date: 19/02/2022

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Where is Somerset House located?

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

What is the CQC rating of Somerset House?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Somerset House?

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

How many beds does Somerset House have?

Currently, there are 44 beds at the home.

Who owns Somerset House?

This care home is owned and operated by Country Court.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Somerset House, including: Dance & Music, Birthday & Holiday Celebrations, Exercise & Fitness

What is the cost of care at Somerset House?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Somerset House the cost of care starts from £1,200 per week.