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Care homes in Preston

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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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Sherwood Lodge care home

Sherwood Lodge

Preston, PR2 9GABarchester Healthcare

Sat within 2.5 acres of landscaped grounds in the peaceful area of Fulwood, in Lancashire, Sherwood Lodge is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential and respite care to the elderly. Part of Barchester Healthcare, Sherwood Lodge is home to a wide range of facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a selection of stylish communal lounges, bright and airy dining areas, an activity room, manicured gardens and even an on-site hairdressing salon. The dedicated activity coordinators ensure the varied activity programme is based on the interests, needs and desires of Sherwood Lodge, so there’s something for everyone here.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,211 weekly

Communal Lounge of Sherwood Court Care Home in Fulwood, Preston

Sherwood Court

Preston, PR2 9GABarchester Healthcare

Situated in one of Preston’s most picturesque suburbs in Fulwood, Sherwood Court is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential, nursing, dementia and respite care to the elderly. This Barchester Healthcare establishment is home to a wider range of useful facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a selection of stylish communal lounges, spacious dining areas, an activity room, manicured gardens and even an on-site hairdressing salon where residents can enjoy a pamper session. The dedicated team of activity coordinators strive to make every day a little different here at Sherwood Court, from enjoying existing hobbies to exploring new ones, there’s something for everyone here.

Care available

  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
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Communal Area of Dovedale Court Care Home in Preston, Lancashire

Dovedale Court

Preston, PR2 3WQBarchester Healthcare

Dovedale Court is a care home located in peaceful Ingol, a suburb of Preston. Dovedale Court provides 24-hour dementia care and respite care, with a dedicated Memory Lane community to provide a safe environment for residents with dementia. Staff undertake specialist dementia care training and regularly attend and participate in Dementia Care Forums, to ensure that care is always top-drawer. The home prides itself on its standard of hospitality, food, organised activities and environment. Dovedale Court is just a short walk from the nearest bus stop and local pubs, eateries and shops are within walking distance.

Care available

  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,372 weekly

Communal Lounge of Preston Glades Care Home in Preston, Lancashire

Preston Glades

Preston, PR2 6NHFour Seasons Health Care

Preston Glades Care Home is a picturesque care home located in Preston, just a short drive from the city centre. The friendly care team at Preston Glades offer a variety of care services, from residential care and nursing care to specialist dementia care accredited by the Four Seasons Dementia Care Framework. The home has a selection of rooms and a choice of lounges, as well as a sensory room and a sensory garden where residents and their loved ones enjoy spending quality time together - and the home is ideally close to bus routes, local shops and other amenities.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,050 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Preston.

How many care homes are there in Preston?

We have 4 care homes in Preston, including Dovedale Court. 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 Preston?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Preston, the average cost of care is £1,530. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in Preston?

We have 3 in Preston 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 Preston care homes offer residential care?

We have 4 care homes in Preston 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 Preston offer dementia care?

We have 3 Preston 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 Preston care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 4 care homes in Preston 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 Preston that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

0 Preston 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 Preston

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

  • Overview

Welcome to Preston

A small city in Lancashire, Preston contains various care homes, all of which provide quality care in a homely environment, thanks to dedicated care teams and experienced home managers.

Searching for a care home can be a difficult process. That’s why we’ve taken steps to greatly simplify it. Our care home listings include weekly care home costs, the types of care available and the overall Care Quality Commission rating.

Many of the homes we list are purpose-built, meaning they’ve been specifically designed for older adults.

Individuals living in Preston care homes benefit from a high standard of care, along with a wide range of excellent facilities, qualified nurses and other healthcare professionals, bespoke menus catering to any specific dietary needs and dignified personal care. This form of care is provided in residential care homes.

If your loved one requires short-term care, this will be given in one of the best respite care homes in Preston or beyond.

You can contact us for further information or guidance on finding the best care home in Preston for your loved one. We’ll work with you to find the best option for your loved one - whether that’s a nursing care home with registered nurses or a specialist dementia care home.

Popular Locations in Preston

Avenham and Miller Parks

Two of the North West’s most refined Victorian parks, Avenham and Miller sit alongside one another. Miller Park has a rose garden, intricate flowerbeds and the relaxing Derby Walk that you and your elderly loved ones can enjoy together.

Winckley Square

One of Preston’s most stunning spots is this Georgian square which was originally a residential area for the city’s upper classes. Today, Winckley Square is at the heart of a conservation area and largely fronted by terraces of Georgian townhouses.

Preston Cenotaph

Sir Giles Gilbert Scott - the designer of the UK’s iconic red telephone boxes - created Preston’s monument to their deceased from the First World War. Unveiled on Market Square in 1926, the inscription was later revised after World War II.

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