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Care homes in Leicester

Exterior photo of South Lodge Care Home in LeicesterBest rated

South Lodge

Leicester, LE2 3ND


  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite

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The communal area in the Cedar Mews Care Home in LeicesterBest rated

Cedar Mews

Leicester, LE4 3LX

Berkley Care

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite

Residencies from £1,350 weekly

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Dining Area of Saffron House Care Home in Leicester, LeicestershireBest rated

Saffron House

Leicester, LE9 8DQ

Minster Care Group

  • Residential
  • Dementia

Residencies from £1,000 weekly

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Care homes in with bed availability

The list below includes care homes with confirmed bed availability and are accepting new residents.

Please note, all new residencies are subject to a health assessment and being able to meet the care needs of the prospective resident.

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Exterior photo of South Lodge Care Home in Leicester

South Lodge

Leicester, LE2 3NDAvery

South Lodge is a residential care home located in Leicester, providing exceptional 24-hour care for both individuals and couples. The outstanding facilities at the home include a choice of 99 beautiful private apartments; from studios to two-bedroom suites, a comfortable lounge, hair salon and therapy suite, and there is also a separate open-plan dementia care suite comprising 17 suites. There are dedicated activity coordinators at South Lodge who plan fun outings, visits from local community groups, speakers and entertainers, one-to-one activities and garden and woodland walks in the surrounding nature. Local shops, pubs and bus stops are just a short walk away.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
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The communal area in the Cedar Mews Care Home in Leicester

Cedar Mews

Leicester, LE4 3LXBerkley Care

Part of the Berkley Care Group, Cedar Mews is located on the outskirts of the quaint village of Birstall in Leicestershire and provides residential, respite and dementia care. With excellent road links via the M1, friends and family can visit regularly with ease and enjoy the host of amenities on offer. Facilities include spacious ensuite bedrooms, a welcoming cafe, hair salon, luxury dining room and landscaped gardens. Cedar Mews offers personalised care plans, a fine dining experience tailored to individual preferences and a busy social calendar for all residents to enjoy.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,350 weekly

Dining Area of Saffron House Care Home in Leicester, Leicestershire

Saffron House

Leicester, LE9 8DQMinster Care Group

Saffron House is a purpose-built care home situated in the village of Barwell in Leicester and provides residential and dementia care. Facilities at the home include 47 single ensuite rooms spread across two floors, each of which comes furnished and with a TV and phone point. The care team at Saffron House pride themselves on their activities programme, which has a little something to suit everyone, from visits from entertainers and local outings to group activities. The home is conveniently located to the supermarket, local pubs and community centre in Barwell village and there are good local bus services to Leicester, Nuneaton and Coventry.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Requires improvementCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,000 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Leicester.

How many care homes are there in Leicester?

We have 3 care homes in Leicester, including South Lodge. All our homes have been hand-picked by our team of care experts based on a number of factors, including the quality of care and the home's culture.

What is the average cost of care in Leicester?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Leicester, the average cost of care is £4,265. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in Leicester?

We have 1 in Leicester that provide specialist, 24/7 support. All of our nursing care homes offer personalised support for anyone who has a medical condition or disability that requires round-the-clock care from registered nurses in a home-from-home environment.

How many Leicester care homes offer residential care?

We have 3 care homes in Leicester that offer residential care, which provides support and care for those who may find it difficult to live independently. Our residential care homes provide support for everyday tasks, including washing, mobility, and dressing.

What care homes in Leicester offer dementia care?

We have 3 Leicester care homes that provide round-the-clock dementia care. Those with dementia will need more care as the condition progresses, and specialist dementia care homes can provide the level of support they need.

We've rounded up the best Alzheimer's care homes across the UK - they've been handpicked by our team of care experts for their specialised care, round-the-clock support and comforting environments.

What Leicester care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 3 care homes in Leicester that provide short-term stays.

Respite care homes provide relief for caregivers, offering a few weeks of support in a care home for a loved one while you recuperate. We've rounded up the best respite care homes in the UK to ease your care search.

Are there any care homes in Leicester that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

3 Leicester care homes provide palliative care for your loved one. A palliative care home aims to provide the highest level of support and comfort to every resident. End-of-life care can be an emotional experience for everyone, so our care experts will support you at every step.

Lottie’s guide to Leicester

Need more guidance? Lottie’s team of Care Experts have prepared the ultimate guide to care homes in Leicester. Here you’ll find an overview of the local area and recommendations for elderly-friendly places to visit.

  • Overview

Welcome to Leicester

With plenty of historical heritage and some of the country’s best care homes, Leicester is a brilliant place for care seekers to live.

Our care home listings provide a huge amount of useful information. This includes the types of care offered, care home costs per week, a home’s Care Quality Commission rating and facilities available. Some of the most popular and common include landscaped gardens and communal lounges.

Meanwhile, activities are often put on for residents. They could be organised by the dedicated team and home manager, or by an activity coordinator. Here, your loved one will be able to take part in meaningful activities such as gardening, baking, book clubs and bingo.

Trained care professionals will ensure your loved one’s care needs are met, whether that’s personal care in a residential care home or support within a nursing care home.

We also offer a range of care homes nearby to Leicester in Leicestershire, including in Lincolnshire, North Kesteven and South Holland.

If you require any support with finding a care home in Leicester for your loved one, get in touch today.

Popular Locations Leicester

Abbey Park

If you’re looking for a break from the hustle and bustle of the city, you can’t do much better than Leicester’s Abbey Park. Split by the River Soar, the gorgeous green space offers an array of activities for the elderly.

Stroll Through Leicester Market

Established over 700 years ago, Leicester Market is one of England’s oldest trade hubs and market squares. Visit the Food Hall for a great range of fresh, organic meats and deli items.

Leicester Guild Hall Museum

The Grade II listed Guild Hall is Leicester’s oldest building - and it’s still in use to this day! For nearly 630 years, the Hall has been used for various purposes by the denizens of historic Leicester, including as a banquet hall, theatre, library, and town hall.

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Not ready for a care home yet? Retirement living offers retirees an alternative housing option, where individuals can continue to live independently, but in a convenient and low-maintenance home-from-home environment. Explore these different retirement housing options, which offer varying levels of facilities, domestic support, and on-demand care services.

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