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Care homes in Colchester

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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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Communal area of Woodland View in Colchester, Essex

Woodland View

Colchester, CO4 5JRBarchester Healthcare

Located next to the stunning High Woods Country Park in Colchester, Woodland View is a friendly care home that provides specialist residential, respite and dementia care to the elderly in a safe and welcoming environment. This Barchester Healthcare home boasts a range of useful facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, an activity room, an inviting caféw with bar offerings, stylish communal lounges, designated quiet areas and a bright conservatory. The dedicated activity team at Woodland view ensure the calendar is packed with a range of social events and activities, from day trips to arts and crafts, fun is never far away at Woodland View.

Types of care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Weekly care home costs from £1,591 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Colchester.

How many care homes are there in Colchester?

We have 2 care homes in Colchester, including Woodland View and Loganberry 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 Colchester?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Colchester, the average cost of care is £839. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in Colchester?

We have 1 in Colchester 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 Colchester care homes offer residential care?

We have 2 care homes in Colchester 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 Colchester offer dementia care?

We have 2 Colchester 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 Colchester care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 2 care homes in Colchester 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 Colchester that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

2 Colchester 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 Colchester

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

  • Overview

Welcome to Colchester

Colchester is a great place for care seekers searching for a new care home, with a vibrant community and a vast amount of elderly care options.

The type of care your loved one will need depends on a few things, including their healthcare requirements, on-site facilities, and the cost of care homes in Colchester.

We have a range of care homes in Colchester and in the nearby areas of Basildon, Braintree and Rochford, including purpose-built residential care homes and specialist nursing care homes which provide round-the-clock support.

Some of our local homes provide different types of care, including convalescent care for those who are recovering from a hospital stay or illness. Whatever care and support is needed, your loved one will receive the highest quality of care from a dedicated and experienced team of care staff in Colchester.

There are also palliative care homes, where trained nursing care staff will support residents through the 5 stages of palliative care.

Popular Locations in Colchester

Castle Park

Situated in the centre of Colchester, Castle Park provides a peaceful and calming environment for all visitors. Older adults can comfortably relax outdoors, with a variety of level paths, well-maintained gardens and seating areas.

Colchester Castle Museum

Colchester Castle is one of England’s most important heritage sites and is a great favourite for the whole family. The castle has recently been refurbished to make it accessible for elderly visitors, with ramps and wheelchair access now available.

Have you considered retirement living?

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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