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Care homes in Cheltenham

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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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Sandfields care home


Cheltenham, GL50 3ELCare UK

Situated in the luxurious surroundings of Cheltenham, Gloucesteshire, Sandfields care home provides residential, respite, nursing and dementia care within a compassionate and friendly environment. With excellent transport links via road and rail, friends and family can visit regularly at ease to enjoy the host of amenities on offer at the care home. Facilities include ensuite bedrooms, a welcoming café, cinema room, in-house hair and beauty salon, activities room and beautifully landscaped gardens to name a few. The dedicated team at Sandfields organises a busy social calendar to enable residents to enjoy activities, hobbies and interests tailored to their individual care plans.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,569 weekly

Communal Lounge of Thirlestaine Park Care Home in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Thirlestaine Park

Cheltenham, GL53 7GAPorthaven Care Homes

Situated in the sought after Montpellier district in the historic town of Cheltenham, Thirlestaine Park is a luxurious care home that provides expert residential, dementia, nursing and respite care to older adults. Inside the landscaped grounds of this Grade II listed Porthaven home, residents benefit from a plethora of amenities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite wetrooms, a selection of stylish communal lounges, restaurants, a hairdressing salon, leisure and wellness rooms and an elegant private dining room. With the numerous thoughtful and practical features Thirlestaine Park boasts, the wonderful home can meet the changing needs of its residents.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,567 weekly

Exterior of Richmond Villages Cheltenham Care Home in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Richmond Villages Cheltenham

Cheltenham, GL51 6PNRichmond Villages (Part of Bupa)

Situated within Richmond Village Cheltenham, is a care home that provides expert residential, respite, nursing and dementia care to the elderly. The village is set within tranquil woodland with on site transport and just a short distance away from the town centre where residents can explore. There are ample facilities on-site including; wellness spa, bar & restaurant, library, hair salon, communal lounges and a beautiful garden space. With a dedicated activities team, and a variety of onsite facilities, this village really has everything to offer and there is never a dull moment.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,450 weekly

Badgeworth Court care home

Badgeworth Court

Cheltenham, GL51 4ULBarchester Healthcare

Nestled on the outskirts of the bustling city environment, between Cheltenham and Gloucester, Badgeworth Court is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential, nursing, dementia and respite care to the elderly. This Barchester Healthcare home boasts an array of facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, a selection of stylish lounges, communal dining areas, an activity room, idyllic gardens and an on-site hairdressing salon. The dedicated team ensures there is never a dull moment at Badgeworth Lodge, from gardening and live singers to arts and crafts, the jam-packed activity programme leaves residents engaged and entertained.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • OutstandingCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,400 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Cheltenham.

How many care homes are there in Cheltenham?

We have 4 care homes in Cheltenham, including Richmond Villages Cheltenham and Thirlestaine Park. 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 Cheltenham?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Cheltenham, the average cost of care is £1,671. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in Cheltenham?

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

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

We have 4 Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham care homes offer respite care?

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

4 Cheltenham 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.

Lottie’s guide to Cheltenham

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

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Welcome to Cheltenham

Cheltenham is regularly voted as one of the best places to live in the UK for the elderly and care seekers, in part thanks to having some of the best rated care homes.

What’s more, many of our Cheltenham care homes are ideally located to visit nearby areas in Gloucestershire like Cirencester and Tetbury.

In Cheltenham care homes, residents enjoy quality care and fulfilling lives, thanks to experienced teams who create friendly environments where person-centred care can be provided.

There are numerous types of long-term care in Cheltenham to choose from, including personal care within a residential care home and nursing care homes with registered nurses. Your loved one can also receive short-term care in a respite care home.

You can use our free service to find and compare care homes in Cheltenham. These homes are regulated by the Care Quality Commission to ensure high standards are met. If you need help finding the right care home in Cheltenham, be sure to contact us and let our care experts guide you through this process.

Popular Locations in Cheltenham

Montpellier District

The Montpellier District in the southern part of Cheltenham’s town centre is probably the poshest part of an already upmarket town. What appeals to many older adults is that the majority of establishments are independent outlets and eateries, rather than chains.

The Promenade and Long Gardens

North of the Montpellier District is one of England’s most treasured shopping streets. This pathway is shaded by horse chestnut, copper beech, plane and lime trees, making it one of Cheltenham’s most relaxing strolls.

The Cotswolds

Cheltenham serves as a handy location to get the most out of the Cotswolds, lying just west of the first hills within this much-loved area. Cheltenham’s northern loop route will take you and your elderly loved ones to the highest parts of the Cotswolds.

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