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Care homes in South Lakeland

England / North West England / Cumbria / South Lakeland

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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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.

Types of care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Weekly care home costs from £1,625 weekly

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Lottie’s guide to South Lakeland

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

  • Overview

Welcome to South Lakeland

Located in the heart of the Lake District, it’s hardly surprising that South Lakeland is one of the most beautiful districts in Cumbria. Containing the idyllic towns of Kendal and Grange-over-Sands, South Lakeland is also home to some of the best care homes in North West England.

At a South Lakeland care home, your family member will have a care plan created for them. This will clearly lay out the support required, how that support should be given and any other important details.

Having this information to hand will help the compassionate care staff provide person-centred care tailored to your loved one’s individual elderly needs. It also helps the dedicated activity coordinator create activities based on their interests and hobbies.

There are several types of care homes in South Lakeland, including nursing care homes with registered nurses and specialist dementia care homes. Here, you’ll even find some of the best respite care homes and convalescent care homes for people who have just left the hospital but are still recovering from an injury or illness.

To remain as transparent and helpful as possible, each of our detailed home listings includes care home costs - given as a weekly figure - the overall Care Quality Commission rating, whether or not bedrooms include en-suite facilities and more.

Our care experts will help you find the perfect care home in South Lakeland for your or your loved one’s needs. Simply contact us today.

Popular Locations in South Lakeland

Holker Hall and Gardens

Not only is Holker Hall a lovely stately home to explore, but the impressive gardens provide a brilliant setting for a relaxing afternoon stroll. Here, you’ll also find regular events, including flower shows and craft fairs.

Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway

For stunning Lake District views, be sure to take a journey on the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway. This heritage railway is perfect for older adults, thanks to accessibility for wheelchair users and some really comfortable seating.

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