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The White House

High Street, Eggington, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 9PQ

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
28 beds • Opened in 1987
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7

Orchard Lodge Care Home

Stanbridge Road, Tilsworth, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 9PN

Requires improvement - Regulator's rating

Residential
Nursing
28 beds • Opened in 1993

Carrington House Limited

Carrington House, 143 Vandyke Road, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 3HQ

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
60 beds • Opened in 2008

Elm Lodge Nursing and Residential Home

18 Stoke Road, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 2SW

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
64 beds • Opened in 1995

The Knolls Care Centre

Plantation Road, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 3JE

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
56 beds • Opened in 1990

Westlands Residential Home

Duncombe Drive, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 1SD

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
30 beds • Opened in 1994

Swiss Cottage Care Home

Plantation Road, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 3HU

Inadequate - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
85 beds • Opened in 1997

Overview of care homes in Leighton Buzzard

Care homes in Leighton Buzzard

7

Homes that offer nursing care

4

Specialise in dementia care

6

Homes rated good or above

5

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Frequently asked questions

  • How many care homes are there in Leighton Buzzard?

    There are 7 care homes in Leighton Buzzard 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 Leighton Buzzard regulated?

    All care homes in Leighton Buzzard are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Of the 7 care homes in Leighton Buzzard, 5 have been rated good or above.

  • How many care homes in Leighton Buzzard specialise in dementia care?

    There are 6 care homes in Leighton Buzzard who offer specialist dementia care for more information on the specific homes, view our dementia care home list.

  • How much do care homes in Leighton Buzzard cost?

    On average residential care homes in East of England cost £662 per week, with nursing homes costing on average £1,024 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 Leighton Buzzard?

    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.