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Care homes in Chelmsford

England / East of England / Essex / Chelmsford

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 The Lawns Care Home in Chelmsford Essex

The Lawns

Chelmsford, CM1 7JBBupa

Nestled in a quiet residential area, not too far from the centre of Chelmsford, The Lawns care home welcomes anyone in need of nursing or residential care. This friendly Bupa Group home boasts a wide variety of facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms with patio access, a stylish communal lounge, inviting dining areas, a big terrace and loggia and idyllic gardens where residents can enjoy in the warmer months. The jam-packed activity programme here at The Lawns ensures no two days are the same and there is something for everyone to enjoy, whether that is enjoying movie matinées, pub visits, singalongs, or reminiscence sessions.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,150 weekly

Baycroft Great Baddow care home

Baycroft Great Baddow

Chelmsford, CM2 7TLBaycroft

Located in Chelmsford, Essex, Baycroft Great Baddow is an elegant 64-bed care home, providing residential, nursing and dementia care. The luxury facilities at the home include several lounges, restaurants and terraces, as well as a café, hair salon, spa treatment room, activity room, library and gym. There’s even a children’s activity room, perfect for visits from the grandkids. The friendly care team, led by manager Paul Buckle, strive to ensure that residents are happy and relaxed at all times; whether that’s taking a gentle stroll in the garden or joining in with the home’s activity programme.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,390 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Chelmsford.

How many care homes are there in Chelmsford?

We have 6 care homes in Chelmsford, including Eastham and Madelayne Court. 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 Chelmsford?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Chelmsford, the average cost of care is £1,183. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in Chelmsford?

We have 2 in Chelmsford 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 Chelmsford care homes offer residential care?

We have 6 care homes in Chelmsford 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 Chelmsford offer dementia care?

We have 5 Chelmsford 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 Chelmsford care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 6 care homes in Chelmsford 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 Chelmsford that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

6 Chelmsford 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.

Are you open to other locations nearby?

Explore other nearby locations to help find your dream care home at the right budget. Care homes vary in price enormously between different towns and villages.

Lottie’s guide to Chelmsford

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

  • Overview

Welcome to Chelmsford

Chelmsford has always been a popular choice for older adults and care seekers, thanks to the variety of care homes available here and nearby.

Here, you can find a care home in Chelmsford for yourself or a family member. All homes we list have care assistants, trained care professionals and experienced home managers who combine to create a supportive environment for your loved one to receive compassionate care in.

All our Chelmsford care homes are regulated by the Care Quality Commission as well. You can view a home on our site to find out its overall rating - be sure to look out for ‘Outstanding’ and ‘Good’ rated homes.

There are several types of care available in Chelmsford and nearby, including personal care in a residential care home.

We have care home across Essex, including in towns and cities such as Colchester, Billericay, Benfleet, Braintree and Halstead.

Get in touch with us if you need further information or help finding the right care home for your loved one in Chelmsford.

Popular Locations Chelmsford

Central Park

When looking for a moment of peace and tranquillity, Chelmsford’s Central Park is the perfect location. This park curls along the north bank of the River Can in the centre of Chelmsford. There’s plenty for older adults to take in and admire within this relaxing setting.

Hylands Estate

The Chelmsford City Council rescued this gorgeous villa from dereliction in 1966. Today, festivals and markets are regularly held on its grounds. If you and your elderly loved ones fancy taking a look around, there’s a schedule of open days.

Chelmsford Cathedral

Chelmsford Cathedral is the third smallest in the country, with this small size offering a quirky and interesting aesthetic. Originally built around the start of the 13th century, the cathedral has kept much of its stonework in the nave and lower part of the chancel.

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