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Care homes in South West England

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Gotton Manor care home

Gotton Manor

Taunton, TA2 8LLHarbour Healthcare

Sitting in the beautiful countryside town of Taunton in Somerset, Gotton Manor is a stunning care home that provides expert residential, nursing and dementia care to the elderly. This refurbished Harbour Healthcare home boasts all the necessary facilities to help residents live a happy and fulfilled life, including tastefully decorated bedrooms, most of which benefit from ensuite bathroom facilities, a stylish communal lounge where residents can enjoy the piano, sociable dining areas and manicured gardens. From arts and crafts to gardening, the dedicated team ensures the hobbies and interests of residents shape the jam-packed activity programme, meaning there’s an activity for everyone here at Gotton Manor.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,000 weekly

Oak Lodge care home

Oak Lodge

Chard, TA20 2HNHarbour Healthcare

Located in a desirable area of Chard in Somerset, Oak Lodge is a wonderful care home that provides exceptional levels of residential, nursing and dementia care to the elderly. This welcoming Harbour Healthcare establishment is home to a plethora of useful amenities that allow residents to spend their later years with ease, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, a selection of cosy communal lounges and inviting dining areas all wrapped within manicured gardens. From outings to afternoon tea to sing-a-longs, the dedicated activity coordinators ensure the hobbies and interests of residents shape the jam-packed activity programme, meaning there’s an activity for everyone here at Oak Lodge.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,250 weekly

Cumberland Grange care home

Cumberland Grange

Exeter, EX1 3ZUBarchester Healthcare

Situated in the historical city of Exeter, Cumberland Grange is a stunning purpose-built care home that provides expert residential, dementia and respite care to the elderly. This Barchester Healthcare establishment is home to a range of state-of-the-art facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a selection of cosy lounges, stylish dining areas with nutritious and delicious menus, manicured gardens, a cinema and an on-site hairdressing salon. Thanks to the jam-packed activity programme, Cumberland Grange residents can benefit from a whole variety of activities, from flower arranging and quizzes to movie nights in the cinema, there’s an activity for everyone here.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • Not yet inspectedCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,465 weekly

West Abbey care home

West Abbey

Yeovil, BA21 3UABarchester Healthcare

Located in Yeovil, Somerset, West Abbey is a high-quality and 24-hour residential and nursing care home, which also has a facility to look after younger people with physical disabilities. The luxurious rooms available are all ensuite with wheelchair access and residents also have access to an on-site hairdresser, physiotherapy treatment and a variety of entertainment and activities organised by the activities team, including gardening, baking and regular day trips. The home is conveniently located to the many nearby shops and eateries and there are fantastic public transport connections to take residents to the town’s surrounding areas.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • Requires improvementCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,402 weekly

Lucerne House care home

Lucerne House

Exeter, EX2 8TUBarchester Healthcare

Surrounded by stunning grounds in the quaint Devon village of Alphington, Lucerne House is a welcoming purpose-built care home that provides expert residential, nursing, dementia and respite care to those in need. This Barchester home boasts a range of modern facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite facilities, a selection of comfortable communal lounges, stylish dining areas, manicured gardens and even a café bar where residents can enjoy socialising. The dedicated activity team ensures there is never a dull moment at Lucerne House, they ensure the activity programme is tailored to the needs and interests of each resident.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • OutstandingCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,700 weekly

Raleigh Manor care home

Raleigh Manor

Exmouth, EX8 4ABBarchester Healthcare

Situated in Exmouth, one of the oldest and most picturesque seaside towns in Devon, Raleigh Manor is a stunning purpose-built care home that provides expert residential, dementia and respite care to the elderly. This Barchester Healthcare home boasts a range of excellent facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a selection of stylish communal lounges, spacious dining areas, manicured gardens, a cinema room and an on-site hairdressing salon. The dedicated team of activity coordinators ensure no two days are the same here at Raleigh Manor, whether it’s an exercise class in the garden or a movie night in the cinema room, there’s an activity for everyone.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • Not yet inspectedCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,465 weekly

The Laurels care home

The Laurels

Cheddar, BS27 3TNCountry Court

Located within the peaceful village of Draycott, just a stone’s throw away from Cheddar at the foot of the Mendips Hills, The Laurels care home provides residential, respite and dementia care within a beautiful Somerset setting. Facilities include 21 ensuite bedrooms where personalisation is encouraged, fully furnished lounge and dining rooms, rooftop terrace and a landscaped garden complete with views of the rolling hills of Somerset. The Laurels’ in-house Chef, Katie, provides a delicious seasonal menu which is tailored to individual requirements and preferences. The daily enrichment and wellbeing programme, ensures that residents enjoy a busy social calendar and can interact and engage with activities, entertainment and the local community.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,000 weekly

Exterior of Acer House Care Home in Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset

Acer House

Weston-super-Mare, BS22 8AAAvery

Situated in the popular Somerset town of Weston-super-Mare, Acer House is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential, dementia and respite care to the elderly. This well-established Avery Healthcare home boasts a range of modern facilities to help residents feel at home, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities and flat screen TVs, a selection of stylish communal lounges and quiet areas, a cinema room, a hairdressing salon, a therapy suite and manicured gardens. Along with the comprehensive wellbeing programme, the jam-packed activity programme ensures no two days are the same here at Abbey Court, whether it be getting involved with the local community or board games, there’s something for everyone here.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
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Crandon Springs care home

Crandon Springs

Wells, BA5 1WEBarchester Healthcare

Located in Wells, Crandon Springs is a Barchester care home providing residential care and dementia care. Set within beautiful landscaped gardens, bedrooms on the first floor feature patio doors to the gardens, while upstairs rooms have stunning views of Wells Tennis and Football Club. Other facilities include a choice of lounges, activity classes and a TV lounge, plus a bar and café, beauty salon, hair dressing salon and a concierge service. Crandon Springs is ideally situated for trips into Wells city centre, which offers a good selection of shops, restaurants, leisure centres, churches, parks and public transport links.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • Not yet inspectedCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,352 weekly

Trinity Manor care home

Trinity Manor

Sherborne, DT9 6EXBarchester Healthcare

Situated in the North West of Dorset in Sherborne, Trinity Manor is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential, respite and dementia care to the elderly in a warm and friendly environment. This lovely Barchester Healthcare home boasts an array of useful facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, an inviting café with bar offerings, a luxury private dining room, sumptuous spa bath facilities and landscaped gardens. Trinity Manor is ideally located opposite The Merritt Centre, which regularly hosts concerts, art exhibitions and drama performances for residents to enjoy along with a jam-packed activities programme at Trinity Manor tailored to the interests and hobbies of the residents.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,477 weekly

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Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in South West England.

How many care homes are there in South West England?

We have 105 care homes in South West England, including Kingswood Court and Milford 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 South West England?

The cost of care homes varies significantly across the country. If you’re looking for a care home in South West England, the average cost of care is £1,650. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check via a care assessment.

How many South West England care homes offer residential care?

We have 103 care homes in South West England 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 South West England offer dementia care?

We have 82 South West England care homes, which 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.

What South West England care homes offer respite care?

If you are looking for temporary respite care, we have 105 care homes in South West England that provide short-term stays. Respite care provides relief for caregivers, providing a few weeks support in a care home for a loved one.

Are there any care homes in South West England that offer end-of-life, palliative care?

82 South West England care homes provide palliative care for your loved one. End-of-life care can be an emotional experience for everyone, so our care experts will support you at every step.

Lottie’s guide to South West England

Need more guidance? Lottie’s team of Care Experts have prepared the ultimate guide to care homes in South West England, including a general overview and answers to frequently asked questions, as well providing our own views on the best activities and care homes in South West England.

  • Overview
  • Activities

Welcome to South West England

If you’ve had enough of overcrowded city living, often overpriced housing and a lack of access to some stunning countryside then living in the South West of England may be a great choice for you. When living in the South West of England as a care seeker, you’ll have access to some of the very best rural locations the UK has to offer, with Dartmoor, Exmoor and a range of gorgeous beaches all being highlights.

What’s more, you’ll benefit from lower crime rates, happier and friendlier people within close-knit rural communities and a never-ending range of delicious food, with seafood being particularly sought-after throughout the region.

Many of our South West England care homes are ideally located to visit nearby areas within counties like Cornwall, Devon, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Dorset. You’ll also be close to popular attractions like Cheddar Gorge and the Mendip Hills.

From residential care homes to nursing care homes, every care home in the South West of England will provide the highest quality of care for yourself or your loved one. There are several types of care available, including some of the best respite care homes, so our experts will work with you to find the perfect home in South West England that matches the needs and requirements of you or your loved one. We also offer Alzheimer's care homes throughout the UK.

Popular Locations in South West England

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bath

There are plenty of stunning buildings and architectural masterpieces to check out within Bath, with Pulteney Bridge and Bath Abbey being particular highlights. The Roman Baths are arguably this South West England city’s biggest draw and provide a fascinating insight into 2,000 years of history within a lovely setting.

Cornwall

There are different spots to visit all over Cornwall, so you won’t be short of amazing and picturesque places to visit. Newquay, St Ives, Penzance, Lands End, Falmouth and Truro are all locations in the South West of England worth checking out. Meanwhile, Port Isaac provides one of the UK’s most beautiful fishing harbours.

The Mendip and Quantock Hills

Along with moors, the South West of England is also packed with rolling hills and other stunning scenery. The Mendip Hills are just 7 miles from the southern edge of the city and offer a range of hikes. The Quantock Hills are located in Somerset and include a portion of Somerset’s own Jurassic Coast.