The Orchards Residential Care Home

4.333333333333333 out of 5 4.3 out of 5.0 3 reviews


  • Dementia Care
  • Old Age (65 years+)
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Respite Care

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Blackwater Mill is set in 6 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens with a 2 acre mill pond fed by the river Medina, providing a serene, idyllic and interesting environment in which to retire.

The building dates back to 1790 having once been a working grain mill, it has charm and character with a warm and friendly atmosphere.

The home has recently been extended and refurbished to a high standard to provide all single room accommodation with en-suite facilities.

At Blackwater Mill, we firmly believe that the body and the mind are very closely linked and that keeping the body active, even for those who are perhaps less agile than they once were, can also do wonders for their state of mind. As such, we have an Activities Co-Ordinator on the team, whose rol

Please give us a call to discuss how we can help support you or your loved one at our care home in Swindon, we look forward to welcoming you to The Orchards soon.

1 Perrys Lane

01793 236752

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  • I personally find the care to be of outstanding quality. My father is well looked after and both myself and my sister are extremely happy to have our father living at The Orchards Residential Home.
    4 out of 5.0
  • My mother due to a debilitating stroke has been a resident in The Orchards for fourteen years. I have always been delighted with the care and respect the staff have shown towards my mother. I have...
    4 out of 5.0
  • Very good terms with staff and management and treated with respect by all. One person looks after maintenance with help from another person. Nothing is too much trouble for them. I visit the home...
    5 out of 5.0

The Orchards Residential Care Home

CQC ratings

  • Safe - Requires improvement
  • Effective - Good
  • Caring - Good
  • Responsive - Good
  • Well-led - Good

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