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Care homes in Central Bedfordshire

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Care homes in with bed availability

The list below includes care homes with confirmed bed availability and are accepting new residents.

Please note, all new residencies are subject to a health assessment and being able to meet the care needs of the prospective resident.

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Baycroft Flitwick care home

Baycroft Flitwick

Bedford, MK45 1BEBaycroft

Part of the Baycroft care group, Baycroft Flitwick is located in leafy Flitwick, Bedfordshire and offers residential and dementia care for up to 75 residents. The luxury facilities at the home include beautiful lounges, dining rooms and terraces, as well as a café, hair salon, cinema, library and fitness suite. The dedicated care team, headed up by manager Michelle, encourage residents to partake in a range of social activities organised by the lifestyle and wellbeing coordinator. With shops and amenities just a stone’s throw away, Baycroft Flitwick is extremely well-located by foot, by car or on public transport.

Types of care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Weekly care home costs from £1,470 weekly

Richmond Manor care home

Richmond Manor

Bedford, MK45 2JTHamberley Care Homes

Located within a stone’s throw of nearby shops and amenities, Richmond Manor is a luxury care home in the idyllic town of Ampthill in Bedfordshire and offers residential, dementia and nursing care, as well as short-term stays. With 69 spacious en suite bedrooms complete with walk-in showers, Richmond Manor is also home to a deluxe cinema with dementia-friendly screenings, special St George’s Café with the home’s iconic stained-glass window and The Masquerade, the luxurious wellbeing and beauty salon. Each resident’s life story is taken into consideration to create their personalised care package, which is continually updated throughout their stay to keep it fresh and varied.

Types of care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Weekly care home costs from £1,580 weekly

Caddington Grove care home

Caddington Grove

Dunstable, LU6 3DXHamberley Care Homes

Caddington Grove is a luxury care home in Dunstable, delivering residential and nursing care in a welcoming and friendly environment. Caddington Grove has spacious and tastefully decorated bedrooms with en suite facilities, bright and airy communal spaces, beauty salon with hair and nail treatments including manicures, pedicures and hand massages and on-site deluxe cinema where residents can enjoy new releases and old favourites. The highly trained staff, led by manager Mike, make residents feel supported and happy at all times, encouraging them to socialise with fellow residents, family and friends and feel part of the local community.

Types of care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Weekly care home costs from £1,265 weekly

Penrose Court care home

Penrose Court

Biggleswade, SG18 8UAIndependent Care Home

Nestled within the quaint market town of Biggleswade, Penrose Court is a private and luxury care home that offers the highest levels of nursing support, as well as residential, dementia and respite care to those in need. As well as beautifully decorated en-suite bedrooms equipped with all the modern comforts, residents can make use of the high-spec facilities in this Care Concern home, including elegant dining services, idyllic private gardens, a hairdresser and beauty salon and the plush cinema room. The enthusiastic activities team ensure no day is the same at Penrose Court. Some activities to look forward to are snooker, bowls, art and crafts and even trips to local areas.

Types of care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • Requires improvementCQC Rating
  • Weekly care home costs from £1,200 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Central Bedfordshire.

How many care homes are there in Central Bedfordshire?

We have 5 care homes in Central Bedfordshire, including Penrose Court and Caddington Grove. All our homes have been hand-picked by our team of care experts based on a number of factors, including the quality of care and the home's culture.

What is the average cost of care in Central Bedfordshire?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Central Bedfordshire, the average cost of care is £1,356. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in Central Bedfordshire?

We have 4 in Central Bedfordshire that provide specialist, 24/7 support. All of our nursing care homes offer personalised support for anyone who has a medical condition or disability that requires round-the-clock care from registered nurses in a home-from-home environment.

How many Central Bedfordshire care homes offer residential care?

We have 5 care homes in Central Bedfordshire that offer residential care, which provides support and care for those who may find it difficult to live independently. Our residential care homes provide support for everyday tasks, including washing, mobility, and dressing.

What care homes in Central Bedfordshire offer dementia care?

We have 4 Central Bedfordshire care homes that provide round-the-clock dementia care. Those with dementia will need more care as the condition progresses, and specialist dementia care homes can provide the level of support they need.

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What Central Bedfordshire care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 5 care homes in Central Bedfordshire that provide short-term stays.

Respite care homes provide relief for caregivers, offering a few weeks of support in a care home for a loved one while you recuperate. We've rounded up the best respite care homes in the UK to ease your care search.

Are there any care homes in Central Bedfordshire that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

4 Central Bedfordshire care homes provide palliative care for your loved one. A palliative care home aims to provide the highest level of support and comfort to every resident. End-of-life care can be an emotional experience for everyone, so our care experts will support you at every step.

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Explore other nearby locations to help find your dream care home at the right budget. Care homes vary in price enormously between different towns and villages.

Lottie’s guide to Central Bedfordshire

Need more guidance? Lottie’s team of Care Experts have prepared the ultimate guide to care homes in Central Bedfordshire. Here you’ll find an overview of the local area and recommendations for elderly-friendly places to visit.

  • Overview

Welcome to Central Bedfordshire

Containing some of the country’s best rated care homes, Central Bedfordshire is a great place for elderly care seekers to live. In Central Bedfordshire, you’ll find care homes in places such as Biggleswade, Shefford, Ampthill, Dunstable and Flitwick.

Finding a care home in Central Bedfordshire doesn’t need to be stressful or difficult. You can browse care homes in Central Bedfordshire using our free directory to find the best option for your loved one’s personal care needs.

We have a range of care home types in Central Bedfordshire, including nursing care homes with registered nurses and residential care homes to look after your loved one’s day-to-day needs. All of these offer warm and friendly environments, along with space for residents to enjoy organised activities. Many of these activities are put on by a dedicated activity coordinator. They could include things like gardening, baking, book clubs, gentle exercise and more.

If your loved one requires short-term care, this will be provided within a temporary respite care home.

If you’re a full-time carer for a family member and are searching for a care home in Central Bedfordshire for your loved one, you can use our service to make this process less overwhelming. If you’re looking for care, get in touch and tell us. Our experts are on hand to support you with your search for the right care home in Bedfordshire.

Popular Locations in Central Bedfordshire


The 5th largest town in Bedfordshire is Biggleswade. Close to other interesting towns and villages, Biggleswade has amazing transport links for older adults to take advantage of - St Pancras train station in London can be reached in just 40 minutes!

Leighton Buzzard

There’s so much for older adults and care seekers to love about Leighton Buzzard. This Central Bedfordshire town is surrounded by rolling countryside and has a lovely canal footpath which is perfect for taking a relaxing stroll along.

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