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Chelmsford

Chelmsford

Manor Lodge

Manor Road, Chelmsford, CM2 0EP

Outstanding - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
Palliative
120 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2009
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Stansted

Stansted

Mountfitchet House

Coltsfield, Stansted, CM24 8LH

Outstanding - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
Palliative
60 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2014
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11

Epping

Epping

Ashlar House

The Plain, Epping, CM16 6TY

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
36 beds • 31 en-suite rooms • Opened in 1996
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7

Colchester

Colchester

Blackbrook House

Gun Hill, Dedham, Colchester, CO7 6HP

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
55 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2007
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1
5

Braintree

Braintree

Bradbury House

New Street, Braintree, CM7 1ES

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
21 beds • 20 en-suite rooms • Opened in 1993
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10

Halstead

Halstead

Colne View

Dame Mary Walk, Halstead, CO9 2FF

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
Palliative
70 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2012
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67

Clacton On Sea

Clacton On Sea

Haven Lodge

Reckitts Close, Holland Road, Clacton On Sea, CO15 6PG

Good - Regulator's rating

Dementia
Nursing
Palliative
50 beds • No en-suite rooms • Opened in 1992
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9

Brentwood

Brentwood

Leonard Lodge

Roxwell Gardens, Hutton, Brentwood, CM13 1AQ

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
60 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 1997
Leonard Lodge cover
11

Waltham Abbey

Waltham Abbey

Paternoster House

Paternoster Hill, Waltham Abbey, EN9 3JY

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
108 beds • 66 en-suite rooms • Opened in 1992
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8

Colchester

Colchester

Tall Trees

Oaks Place, Mile End Road, Colchester, CO4 5XR

Good - Regulator's rating

Dementia
Nursing
Palliative
48 beds • No en-suite rooms • Opened in 1993
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Overview of care homes in Essex

Care homes in Essex

380

Homes that offer nursing care

100

Specialise in dementia care

262

Homes rated good or above

292

Essex's Care Regulator

Care Quality Commission

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  • How many care homes are there in Essex

    There are 380 care homes in Essex, with 100 offering nursing care. If you're not sure which type of care home is best for you, you can read our guide on how to choose the right care home.

  • How many care homes in Essex offer specialised dementia care?

    262 care homes in Essex offer specialist care designed to meet the challenges faced by people living with dementia.

  • How are care homes in Essex regulated?

    All care homes in Essex are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Of the 380 care homes in Essex, 292 have been rated good or above.

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In England, care homes are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which rates services as Outstanding, Good, Requires Improvement, or Inadequate.

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321 care homes rated Good or better.


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41 care homes rated Good or better.


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27 care homes rated Good or better.

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Average care home costs in East of England

Average costs based on LaingBuisson Care of Older People UK report 2019

  • Residential care homes

    £662 per week
  • Nursing care homes

    £1,024 per week

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