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Care homes in Cornwall

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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Kenwyn care home


Truro, TR1 3EBBarchester Healthcare

Located in a quiet area of the busy market town of Truro, Cornwall, Kenwyn is a purpose-built care home offering high-quality nursing and residential care, as well as care for those living with disabilities or dementia. The person-centred approach to care at Kenwyn means that all residents are encouraged to live independently and make their own choices; whether it’s joining in the daily activities programme, which includes everything from gentle exercise and art to quizzes and word games, or choosing between delicious fresh meals served up by the home’s chefs. Kenywn is easily accessible via the A30 and there are great bus and rail links.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,303 weekly

Exterior of Amberley House Care Home in Truro, Cornwall

Amberley House

Truro, TR1 3ESMinster Care Group

Conveniently situated across the road from Truro Railway Station, Amberley House is a stunning care home that provides high-quality nursing care to the elderly. This wonderful Minster Care Group home has everything one needs to feel right at home, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, warm lounge areas, enticing dining areas and manicured gardens equipped with an inviting veranda where residents can relax during the warmer months. Whether it be enjoying a game of cards with other residents or socialising with family and friends when they visit, the dedicated staff ensure there is never a dull moment here at Amberley House.

Care available

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

Exterior of Falmouth Court Care Home in Falmouth, Cornwall

Falmouth Court

Falmouth, TR11 2EWBarchester Healthcare

With lovely views across the water and minutes away from the famous Falmouth Harbour, Falmouth Court is a modern 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, sociable dining areas, sumptuous spa bath facilities, manicured gardens, a cinema room and an on-site hairdressing salon. The dedicated team at Falmouth Court ensures no two days are the same, whether it’s a movie night in the cinema or a pamper session in the salon, there’s an activity for everyone here.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • Not yet inspectedCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,511 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Cornwall.

How many care homes are there in Cornwall?

We have 5 care homes in Cornwall, including Windmill Court and Ernstell 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 Cornwall?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Cornwall, the average cost of care is £1,455. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in Cornwall?

We have 4 in Cornwall 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 Cornwall care homes offer residential care?

We have 5 care homes in Cornwall 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 Cornwall offer dementia care?

We have 4 Cornwall 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 Cornwall care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 5 care homes in Cornwall 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 Cornwall that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

5 Cornwall 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 Cornwall

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

  • Overview

Welcome to Cornwall

With mile after mile of beautiful countryside and some of the best rated care homes, it’s hard to imagine a part of South West England more suited to an older adult’s lifestyle than Cornwall.

Every Cornwall care home provides the highest level of elderly care and support to residents. Here, you can view individual homes to find out more information, including care home costs and the different types of care available.

Many of our homes are ideally located to take in scenic views, such as those found at the Eden Project. Our helpful care experts will guide you through finding a care home in Cornwall. This home could be in a Cornish town or city such as Falmouth, Camborne, Bodmin, Callington or Truro.

Along with being regulated by the Care Quality Commission to ensure excellent standards of personal care, our care homes in Cornwall have regular activities planned by an activity coordinator. These activities are often tailored to the preferences of individual residents.

You’ll find numerous types of care homes in Cornwall, including residential care homes and specialist dementia care homes. If your loved one requires support from a registered nurse, this can be given in a nursing care home.

Popular Locations Cornwall

St Ives

St Ives is often thought of as England’s prettiest seaside resort. When looking at the seemingly endless golden beaches stretching along its coastline, it isn’t hard to see why.


Though Newquay is best known for surfing, people of all ages will find plenty to enjoy, including seven miles of sandy coastline - perfect for enjoying a gentle stroll along.


It isn’t hard to see why Falmouth is such a popular holiday destination amongst older adults and Brits in general. Numerous boat trips can take you and your elderly loved ones from village to village, all while experiencing some stunning water-based scenery.

Have you considered retirement living?

Not ready for a care home yet? Retirement living offers retirees an alternative housing option, where individuals can continue to live independently, but in a convenient and low-maintenance home-from-home environment. Explore these different retirement housing options, which offer varying levels of facilities, domestic support, and on-demand care services.

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