Compare care homes in Northampton

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Collingtree Park

110 Windingbrook Lane, Northampton, NN4 0XN

Good - Regulator's rating

79 beds • 76 en-suite rooms • Opened in 1990
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Brampton View Care Home

Brampton View, Brampton Lane, Chapel Brampton, Northampton, NN6 8GH

Requires improvement - Regulator's rating

88 beds • No en-suite rooms • Opened in 2008
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Richmond Village Northampton

Bridge Meadow Way, Grange Park, Northampton, NN4 5EB

Outstanding - Regulator's rating

31 beds • 30 en-suite rooms • Opened in 2007
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Nazareth House - Northampton

118 Harlestone Road, Northampton, NN5 6AD

Good - Regulator's rating

50 beds • Opened in 1975
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Oakwood Nursing Home

8 The Drive, Kingsley, Northampton, NN1 4SA

Requires improvement - Regulator's rating

29 beds • 4 en-suite rooms • Opened in 1986
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Pytchley Court Nursing Home

5a Northampton Road, Brixworth, Northampton, NN6 9DX

Requires improvement - Regulator's rating

40 beds • 37 en-suite rooms • Opened in 1992
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The Leys

63 Booth Rise, Boothville, Northampton, NN3 6HP

Requires improvement - Regulator's rating

33 beds • 26 en-suite rooms • Opened in 1986
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Timken Grange

Timken Way South, Duston, Northampton, NN5 6FR

Requires improvement - Regulator's rating

66 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2018
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Ashurst Mews Care Home

Northampton Lane North, Northampton, NN3 7RQ

Outstanding - Regulator's rating

60 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2016

Burlington Court

Roseholme Road, Northampton, NN1 4RS

Outstanding - Regulator's rating

102 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2016

Finding the right care home in Northampton

Choosing a care home for a loved one can be difficult, however with 58 care homes in Northampton, and 41 rated Good or Outstanding by the Care Quality Commision (CQC), there’s plenty to choose from. Here are a few of our top tips to help you narrow your options and find the right care home.

Location, location, location

When researching care homes, think about where visitors will be travelling from and what transportation they have access to. In Northampton, the public transport is excellent and you will find most care homes are on well serviced bus routes, or have small car parks. It is always best when you speak to a home to ask about transport options, as you may find it is just as easy for someone to visit something centrally located as it is to go slightly out of town, to a care home like the Brampton View Care Home which is in the picturesque Northamptonshire countryside and yet only 10-minutes drive from Northampton town center.

How to get the 'at home' feeling

As well as thinking about how friends and family will visit, or which part of Northampton your loved one currently lives in, it is vital to think about their lifestyle and what would help make them feel happy doing in the care home. Below are a few things to consider that will help make this change as smooth as possible for your loved one:

Care homes with gardens

Having outdoor space can mean a lot to people, but think specifically about what your loved one likes to do. If they are a keen gardener or have been growing vegetables for years and want to continue when at the care home, then we would recommend checking with the individual homes to understand what is possible. However, if they just want somewhere that they can sit and enjoy the sun, then perhaps somewhere with a slightly smaller garden but with a lovely seating area like Collingtree Park would suit better.

Pet friendly care homes

Many care homes in Northampton are pet friendly, with most having regularly organised ‘therapet’ visits, where calm and friendly dogs and cats visit to provide companionship to animal-loving residents. There are a number of care homes, like Burlington Court, which would allow your loved one’s pet to visit them frequently when in the home and some may even allow the pet to move in with the resident. It is recommended to speak to the care home to find out more about their pet policy, if this is something that is important to your loved one.

Care home activities and days out

All care homes in Northampton offer residents a wide range of activities, including exercise classes, movie nights, cooking or arts and crafts. However, they all also have quiet rooms and spaces if people would like to read or spend some time reminiscing. Many, like the Ashurst Mews Care Home, also try to organise days out to the Royal & Derngate Theatre, Althorp House or simply to go get some fish and chips. They also plan a variety of entertainment in the home, for example monthly visits of exotic animals and birds from the team at Zoo Lab. Care homes are always looking for new ideas and to help people feel more at home, so be sure to ask what activities homes offer residents when you call.

Our expert care guide

For more detailed advice on how to narrow your options and feel confident that you’re selecting the right care home for your loved one, download our expert guide. The guide, written by one of our UK care experts, covers how to understand regulatory ratings, read between the lines in reviews and what you should ask potential care homes when you call to enquire.

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Frequently asked questions

  • How many care homes are there in Northampton?

    There are 61 care homes in Northampton 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 Northampton regulated?

    All care homes in Northampton are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Of the 61 care homes in Northampton, 38 have been rated good or above.

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

    There are 37 care homes in Northampton who offer specialist dementia care for more information on the specific homes, view our dementia care home list.

  • How much do care homes in Northampton cost?

    On average residential care homes in East Midlands cost £623 per week, with nursing homes costing on average £812 per week. From the care homes in Northampton who share their prices with us, we can see care home prices starting from £1,028 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 Northampton?

    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 Midlands

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

  • Residential care homes

    £623 per week
  • Nursing care homes

    £812 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.