England / South West England
Wellington, TA21 9NS - Majesticare
Oaktree Court is a beautiful care home located in the Somerset countryside and provides residential, nursing, dementia and respite care. This former mansion house, which was awarded an impressive score of ‘Good’ by the CQC, features a new café, a landscaped garden, spacious bedrooms, a beauty room, and communal lounges, all set against a backdrop of breathtaking green spaces. The dedicated and highly-trained care team ensures each resident is happy and engaged with a variety of fun daily activities to take part in. The home is just half a mile from Wellington and seven miles from Taunton, making outings and day trips easy.
Taunton, TA1 5HF - Barchester Healthcare
The Manor Care Home is a recently refurbished care home in Taunton, Somerset, that provides personalised nursing, residential, dementia and respite care to the elderly. Facilities at the home include an onsite hairdresser, quiet lounge, landscaped gardens and a range of engaging activity and exercise classes for everyone to enjoy. Residents can spend special quality time with loved ones thanks to overnight visitor facilities and a regular sit-down meal for residents and relatives. Located just 3 miles from the M5 and the centre of Taunton, The Manor Care Home is in a great location with the lively local community just moments away.
Taunton, TA2 8LL - Harbour 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.
Chard, TA20 2HN - Harbour 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.
Exeter, EX1 3UW - Care Concern
Alexander House is a purpose-built care home situated in the charming and peaceful suburb of Pinhole, Exeter. This private, all-inclusive care home has a highly qualified team that provides exceptional residential, dementia, nursing and respite care for up to 67 residents, all within a luxury environment. The accommodation is elegantly designed and includes an en-suite wet room as well as modern conveniences including a flat-screen TV, high-speed internet access, and call systems. From participating in our activities programme to enjoying some peace and quiet in the Library, Alexander House in Devon are dedicated to offering activities and opportunities that allow future residents to continue to pursue their interests.
Exeter, EX1 3ZU - Barchester 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.
Yeovil, BA21 3UA - Barchester Healthcare
Located in Yeovil in the heart of 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.
Exeter, EX2 8TU - Barchester Healthcare
Surrounded by stunning grounds in the quaint Devon village of Alphington, Exeter, 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.
Here is some further information about care homes in South West England.
We have 8 care homes in South West England, including Upton Manor and Marden 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.
Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in South West England, the average cost of care is £1,136. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.
We have 110 in South West England 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.
We have 158 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.
We have 149 South West England 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.
If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 171 care homes in South West England 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.
124 South West England 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.
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Living in South West England is ideal for those after stunning countryside views and some of the best rural locations the UK has to offer. A range of gorgeous beaches is a particular highlight.
From residential care homes for looking after your loved one’s personal care needs to nursing care homes with registered nurses, 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 other types of care available, including some of the best respite care homes and specialist dementia care homes, where you’ll find 24/7 support from trained healthcare professionals.
Many of our South West England care homes can be found in idyllic counties like Cornwall, Devon, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Dorset. You’ll also be close to popular attractions like Cheddar Gorge and the Mendip Hills.
Our care 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.
There are plenty of stunning buildings to check out within Bath. 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.
There are different spots to visit all over Cornwall, so you won’t be short of picturesque places to visit. Newquay, St Ives, Penzance, Lands End, Falmouth and Truro are locations in the South West of England worth checking out and are all suitable for older adults.
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. Many of these hikes are on gentle paths ideal for people of all ages.