Compare care homes in Colchester

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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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5

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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7

Woodland View

216 Turner Road, Colchester, CO4 5JR

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
60 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2015
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13

Silversprings

Tenpenny Hill, Thorrington, Colchester, CO7 8JG

Requires improvement - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
Palliative
64 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2010
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9

Quenby Rest Home

Brightlingsea Road, Thorrington, Colchester, CO7 8JH

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
26 beds • 24 en-suite rooms • Opened in 1987
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17

Great Horkesley Manor

Nayland Road, Great Horkesley, Colchester, CO6 4ET

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
73 beds • 72 en-suite rooms • Opened in 1991
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10

Alderwood Care Home

39 Essex Hall Road, Colchester, CO1 1ZP

Outstanding - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
Palliative
65 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2011
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11

Abberton Manor Nursing Home

Layer Road, Colchester, CO5 7NL

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Nursing
26 beds • Opened in 1982
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2

Colonia Court Care Home

St Andrews Avenue, Colchester, CO4 3AN

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
123 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 1995
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9

Drummonds

The Street, Feering, Colchester, CO5 9QJ

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
45 beds • 1 en-suite room • Opened in 1968
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7

Overview of care homes in Colchester

Care homes in Colchester

50

Homes that offer nursing care

15

Specialise in dementia care

25

Homes rated good or above

41

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Frequently asked questions

  • How many care homes are there in Colchester?

    There are 50 care homes in Colchester offering a range of specialisms. 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 are care homes in Colchester regulated?

    All care homes in Colchester are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Of the 50 care homes in Colchester, 41 have been rated good or above.

  • How many care homes in Colchester specialise in dementia care?

    There are 25 care homes in Colchester who offer specialist dementia care for more information on the specific homes, view our dementia care home list.

  • How much do care homes in Colchester cost?

    On average residential care homes in East of England cost £662 per week, with nursing homes costing on average £1,024 per week. From the care homes in Colchester who share their prices with us, we can see care home prices starting from £750 per week.

  • What is the difference between nursing homes and residential care homes?

    Residential care homes provide residents with accommodation, meals, and assistance with personal care and medication. However, a nursing care home will also provide medical care from a qualified nurse, including treatment for any illness or injuries.

  • Will I be entitled to local authority funding to help pay for a care home in Colchester?

    In England, if your total savings and property assets are below £23,250, then you may be able to access local authority funding towards accommodation costs, personal care and nursing care. Read our care home funding article for more advice.

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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

Funding for care in England

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If your total savings and property assets are below £23,250, then you may be able to access local authority funding towards accommodation costs, personal care and nursing care.

To qualify, you must first arrange a care needs assessment.