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Care homes in Epping Forest

England / East of England / Essex / Epping Forest

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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Ashlar House care home

Ashlar House

Epping, CM16 6TYBarchester Healthcare

Nestled within the stunning area of Epping Forest, Ashlar House is a purpose-built care home that provides expert residential, dementia, nursing and respite care to those in need. Along with excellent transport links that ensure loved ones are never too far away, this Barchester Healthcare home boasts beautifully decorated bedrooms, a hair salon, perfectly landscaped gardens and a selection of stylish lounges. Along with the personalised and person-centred care provided at Ashlar House, there is also a range of healthcare services on offer, including chiropody, massage and physiotherapy appointments so all resident’s needs are met.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,591 weekly

Paternoster House care home

Paternoster House

Waltham Abbey, EN9 3JYBarchester Healthcare

Close to the scenic Epping Forest in Waltham Abbey, Paternoster House is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential, respite, nursing and dementia care to those in need. This Barchester Healthcare home boasts a range of modern facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, a TV lounge, hair salon, quiet lounge and beautifully landscaped gardens. The enrichment programme at Paternoster House ensures the unique needs and interests of residents are met with the highest standards, from food and hospitality to care and activities. Paternoster is also home to its very own minibus, in which residents can enjoy various day trips.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • Requires improvementCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,591 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Epping Forest.

How many care homes are there in Epping Forest?

We have 7 care homes in Epping Forest, including Tallis House and Lambwood Heights. 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 Epping Forest?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Epping Forest, the average cost of care is £766. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in Epping Forest?

We have 5 in Epping Forest 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 Epping Forest care homes offer residential care?

We have 7 care homes in Epping Forest 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 Epping Forest offer dementia care?

We have 7 Epping Forest 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 Epping Forest care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 7 care homes in Epping Forest 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 Epping Forest that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

7 Epping Forest 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 Epping Forest

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

  • Overview

Welcome to Epping Forest

There are several care homes in and around the Epping Forest area in the county of Essex, as well as in nearby towns and cities such as Chigwell and Colchester.

Whatever your loved one’s individual needs, we’ve made it much easier to compare care homes in Epping Forest. After all, finding a home shouldn’t have to feel overwhelming. People living in Epping Forest care homes often note the high-quality personal care provided, along with how independence is promoted for all residents through meaningful activities.

Here, you can view individual care home listings to find out further information, including a home’s Care Quality Commission rating, care home costs and the different types of care available.

Some of the different types of care we offer in Epping Forest care homes include nursing care homes and specialist dementia care homes. Regardless of what’s required, your loved one will receive friendly and compassionate round-the-clock support.

You’ll also find some of the best respite care homes in Epping Forest and beyond, as well as residential care homes to look after your loved one’s day-to-day needs. Our care experts can work with you to find the best home for your loved one’s needs. Simply get in touch today and let us do the rest.

Popular Locations in Epping Forest

Epping Forest Woodland

As London’s largest open space, Epping Forest covers over 6,000 acres, stretching all the way from Manor Park in East London to just north of Epping in Essex. Often flat paths make Epping Forest the ideal place for older adults to check out.

Loughton Camp

Loughton Camp is one of two Iron Age Earthworks that were thought to have been built around 500 BC. Here, you and your elderly loved ones can take a walk through the ancient mounds and admire the majestic beech trees.

Waltham Abbey and Church

This was the last abbey in England to be dissolved, with archaeological artefacts found on the site that date back to Medieval and Roman times. The medieval Waltham Abbey church in the Epping Forest district dates back to the 12th century and is still used today.

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