Care type


The highest standards of care

Whilst all our homes have a unique location, style and feel; you can expect the same high standards of care in each. Most of our homes provide residential and nursing care, four provide dedicated dementia care and two offer residential and nursing care alongside a separate dementia care suite. Each provides short-stay options, depending on availability. We have the resources and experience to help you find a home best suited to your needs.

Residential care

Our friendly residential care is a non-nurse led service, enabling you to live as independently as possible. We attend to your individual wishes so you can focus on enjoyment without worrying about issues that can become difficult in later life.

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Nursing care

We give access to nurses who can cater for many complex conditions within the comfort and relaxing environment of the home. Our nursing capability ensures you are continually in safe hands with full respect for your dignity and privacy.

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Dementia care

We have a deep understanding of dementia and extensive experience of caring for affected families. We build our homes and train our team to provide the breadth of capability to create a safe, comfortable and stimulating environment. 

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Short stay & respite

The same care enjoyed by our long-term residents is also available as a short-term option. For example, you may want the chance to relax and recuperate after a hospital stay or you or your carer may simply want a break from the daily routine.

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A holistic approach to care

'Care' in a Colten home includes many other integral services alongside that provided by the nurses and healthcare assistants. Our chefs, waiting staff, maintenance teams, gardeners and the rest of our workforce are all supported by professional central teams. They provide additional expertise and resource to underpin each home’s community of care. Specialist roles don’t tend to present themselves to residents individually. Instead, they complement each other every day to influence the overall standard of care a person receives.​

Activities and Colten Companions

Recognising the individual in you, we ask what interests and hobbies you enjoy. Our extensive activities programme, run over seven days, is designed to involve all our residents to the level they want. Activities include those that are more active as well as people to provide one-to one companionship in your own room
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Dining and refreshments

With locally sourced foods and our own highly-skilled catering team, we aim to offer the best dining experience, whether its in our beautiful dining room or a tray service in your own room. The food will be prepared to a high standard offering a nutritionally balanced diet with variety and choice.
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Housekeeping and laundry

We focus on the need for a clean environment to provide a healthy place to live. Our in-house housekeeping staff ensure our homes are kept sweet-smelling, clean and tidy. Our laundry teams make sure the laundry is laundered carefully and returned to our residents in a timely manner
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 Gardening and maintenance

Our dedicated gardening teams tend our gardens to create wonderful outdoor spaces offering colour and tranquillity year round. With our in house maintenance team, all homes have access to trained maintenance personal who ensure our homes are kept safe and in the best possible condition. 
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