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Care homes in Ashton-in-Makerfield

England / North West England / Greater Manchester / Wigan / Ashton-in-Makerfield

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Communal Area of Shawcross Care Home in Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan


Wigan, WN4 8TUFour Seasons Health Care

Shawcross Care Home is located on the outskirts of Ashton-in-Makerfield, a pretty market town in Greater Manchester. Offering residents a homely and friendly atmosphere, the Shawcross care team provides residential care, nursing care for people who have complex medical needs and specialist dementia care that is accredited as part of the Four Seasons Dementia Care Framework. The home even scooped a Top 20 Homes award from carehome.co.uk, which is reflected in its fun and vibrant atmosphere and varied activities programme. Shawcross is close to public transport links and local shops and other amenities are a short walk away.

Types of care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Weekly care home costs from £1,025 weekly

Lottie’s guide to Ashton-in-Makerfield

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

  • Overview

Welcome to Ashton-in-Makerfield

Located in Greater Manchester, care homes in Ashton-in-Makerfield benefit from a variety of stunning green spaces, along with being near other popular towns like Wigan and Standish. Each of our Ashton-in-Makerfield care homes is regulated by the Care Quality Commission, with many having ‘Good’ or even ‘Outstanding’ overall ratings.

One of the best things about care homes in Ashton-in-Makerfield is the regular meaningful activities planned by an experienced activity coordinator. These activities are often tailored to the interests and hobbies of individual residents, with the overall goal of promoting independence in care.

What’s more, each of these homes will provide your loved one with a superb standard of elderly care and support, including respectful personal care in a residential care home and specialist medical support in a nursing care home.

In Ashton-in-Makerfield and nearby, you’ll also find some of the best respite care homes for short-term support and convalescent care homes for people who have recently left the hospital but are still recovering.

We understand comparing homes can be stressful, which is why our care experts are here to help you make the correct decision.

Get in touch today and let us guide you through this process, including answering any questions about care home costs or how the different types of care work.

Popular Locations in Ashton-in-Makerfield

The Wigan Flashes

Situated just outside of Ashton-in-Makerfield, the Wigan Flashes are an idyllic collection of lakes and wetlands. Here, older adults can go for a gentle walk or birdwatch within this peaceful setting.

Ashton Heath Nature Reserve

The Ashton Heath Nature Reserve is a brilliant place for people of all ages to admire the lush greenery while also spotting some fascinating local wildlife. This reserve is easy for older adults to get around, thanks to flat paths and convenient boardwalks where needed.

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