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Care homes in Cumbria

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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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Dining Area of Pennine Lodge Care Home in Carlisle, Cumbria

Pennine Lodge

Pennine Way, CA1 3QDFour Seasons Health Care

Part of the Four Seasons care group, Pennine Lodge Care Home can be found in Todmorden, Carlisle. Offering residential care, nursing care and specialist dementia care, Pennine Lodge has comfortable and spacious rooms - some with ensuite facilities - a choice of lounges, a sensory room and a beautiful sensory garden. The care team are passionate about caring for each resident’s unique needs, encouraging them to join in the busy activities programme which includes visits from the local choir and schools. Pennine Lodge is conveniently situated a short drive from Carlisle city centre and has good public transport links.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • Requires improvementCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,160 weekly

Communal Area of Lanercost House Care Home in Carlisle, Cumbria

Lanercost House

Carlisle, CA2 7PWBarchester Healthcare

Ideally located in a charming residential area on the outskirts of Carlisle, Lanercost House is a friendly care home that provides expert residential, dementia, nursing and respite care to those in need. This Barchester Healthcare home boasts a wide range of modern facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite facilities, a selection of stylish communal lounges, social dining areas, a sensory room, a life skills kitchen, café bar and manicured gardens where residents can enjoy the fresh countryside air. With the Scottish Borders and the stunning Lake District nearby, residents can enjoy a variety of day trips.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Call for pricing

Kendal  care home

Kendal

Kendal, LA9 7RGAbbey Healthcare

Located in the historic town of Kendal in the beautiful English Lake District, Kendal care home provides exceptional residential, dementia, nursing, palliative and respite care to the elderly in a warm and inviting environment. This luxurious Abbey Healthcare home boasts a variety of modern facilities to help residents settle in, including tastefully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a selection of stylish communal lounges, fine and private dining, a hairdressing salon, manicured gardens, a cinema and much more. The dedicated team at Kendal care home make it their priority that residents are happy, so there’s always a range of activities on offer.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,625 weekly

Newlands care home

Newlands

Workington, CA14 3NEBarchester Healthcare

Newlands is a purpose-built care home located in the centre of Workington, providing 24-hour nursing care and dementia care for elderly people and people with mental health needs. The highly skilled team at the home work hard to provide diverse and person-centred care and there are multiple teams within the community that lend a hand too, including the Parkinson’s Society, Alzheimer’s Society and local schools. All bedrooms at the home have ensuite facilities and are beautifully decorated and there is a large landscaped garden which residents enjoy relaxing in. The home also has the benefit of being within easy reach of the Lake District and the scenic Solway Coast.

Care available

  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Call for pricing

Exterior of Riverside Court Care Home in Maryport, Allerdale

Riverside Court

Maryport, CA15 8AZFour Seasons Health Care

Riverside Court is a purpose-built care home with a fun, family-friendly atmosphere located in Maryport by the historic docks, next to Ismay Wharf. Part of the esteemed Four Seasons group, Riverside Court offers residential care, nursing care, dementia care and respite care in a peaceful setting with beautiful views of the marina and the ocean. Residents at the home benefit from the choice of 60 ensuite rooms, sensory gardens, extensive private grounds, choice of lounges and on-site hairdressing, as well as proximity to the town, docks and public transport links, with the gorgeous Lake District a short drive away.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £995 weekly

Exterior of Harbour View Care Home in Whitehaven, Copeland

Harbour View

Whitehaven, CA28 6HAFour Seasons Health Care

Located in Whitehaven, Harbour View Care Home can be found in a pleasant residential area overlooking the harbour. The friendly care team offers nursing care for those who have complex medical needs, and respite care to give family or friends a well-earned break and there is a varied activities programme run daily to entertain residents, from day trips to visits from entertainers. With a garden, patio and choice of lounge, the home is also near to local shops in the town centre and has great public transport links, making outings easy for residents and their families and friends.

Care available

  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • Requires improvementCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £967 weekly

Montague House care home

Montague House

Huntingdon, PE28 4BSHamberley Care Homes

Montague House near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire offers award-winning residential, respite, dementia and nursing care services within a stunning environment. The home has excellent road transport links ensuring that friends and family can vist regularly with ease. Facilities include spacious en-suite bedrooms decorated in a range of contemporary themes, a wellbeing & beauty salon, an elegant cafe and bar, a deluxe cinema room, a fireside lounge and dining suites. Montague House’s team of chefs produce delicious wholesome meals made with fresh and locally sourced ingredients, tailored to individual preferences and requirements. The Lifestyle Team organises a busy social calendar for all residents to enjoy.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • Not yet inspectedCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,200 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Cumbria.

How many care homes are there in Cumbria?

We have 7 care homes in Cumbria, including Newlands and Lanercost House. 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 Cumbria?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Cumbria, the average cost of care is £1,053. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in Cumbria?

We have 7 in Cumbria 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 Cumbria care homes offer residential care?

We have 7 care homes in Cumbria 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 Cumbria offer dementia care?

We have 6 Cumbria 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 Cumbria care homes offer respite care?

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

3 Cumbria 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 Cumbria

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

  • Overview

Welcome to Cumbria

Cumbria contains some of the country’s best care homes, with many of these being found in and around the stunning Lake District national park, such as in towns like Keswick and Grasmere.

From short stays in a respite care home to a permanent stay in a residential care home, all our care homes in Cumbria can provide your loved one with the highest quality of personal care and support.

What type of specialist care you’re looking for will depend on things like care home costs and your loved one’s budget. You can also check out what care home activities are offered through each of our listings - with these often being organised by a dedicated activity coordinator.

We’ll help you make an informed decision in picking the perfect care home in Cumbria for your loved one. This could be in Carlisle, Allerdale, Kendal, Whitehaven or somewhere else in the county. If you need some extra guidance about the type of care required or you have a query about any of our care homes in Cumbria, our care experts can help. Get in touch today and let us do the rest.

Popular Locations in Cumbria

The Lake District

Cumbria and the Lake District are synonymous with each other. This is undoubtedly one of Britain’s most beautiful national parks. Some of the most popular and attractive places to check out in the Lake District have to be the lakes themselves, including Windermere and Ullswater.

Keswick

Often thought of as the go-to spot for people exploring the Lake District, the market town of Keswick is packed with quirky streets lined with cafés and independent shops.

Carlisle

Carlisle is the only city in the county of Cumbria and can be found just a few miles south of the Scottish border. With the second smallest cathedral in the country and plenty more history for older adults to explore, Carlisle is definitely worth your time.

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