Care Homes in Colchester

Finding care in Colchester need not be stressful, TrustedCare are here to support you every step of the way.

Colchester is a large town in the county of Essex and has a population of over 180,000 people. The main roads around Colchester are the A12 and A120, the River Colne runs through the town and out to the North Sea. A very popular location because of its proximity to London and the coast.

TrustedCare will only share information on CQC, Care Quality Commission, registered homes. The CQC make sure care services in England are providing safe and effective care. The CQC believe that everybody has the right to person-centred care, this means that care is tailored to the individual. Home’s are inspected and rated from Outstanding – Inadequate and a full report of the Inspector’s findings is published. You can view the latest CQC report for all homes in Colchester via their TrustedCare profile.

Currently the cost of residential care in Colchester, averages £1,047 per week. However, the cost of care can vary greatly between care homes so we advise getting in touch to find out indicative weekly fees. If you have savings or assets over £23,250 it is likely that you will be required to privately fund your care costs. Whereas if your savings/assets fall under £23,250 then you will likely be eligible for some funding support from your Local Authority.

Most care homes in Colchester are able to provide respite care providing they have a bed available, some home's are able to offer pre-bookable respite stays. To find out which home's in Colchester offer dementia care simply click on their profile, those offering dementia care will state this in the 'Care Specialisms' box. All the services listed below are care homes, meaning they offer 24/7 residential care but do not have nurses on site. To view information on nursing homes in Colchester please see here.

As well as listing information on care services, TrustedCare also has a team of dedicated Care Advisers available via phone, online-chat or email to support you in your search for a residential care home in Colchester. Your Adviser will do everything they can to assist you in your search, including finding out the current bed availability of home’s, the average cost of residential care and scheduling appointments for you to meet Home Managers. Our professional Care Advisers offer to bridge the gap between care seeker and care provider. This a completely free service, so please do not hesitate to make the most of it.

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    Alderwood Care Home

    Colchester

    Alderwood Care Home is an award-winning care provider offering quality residential, nursing and dementia care that has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission. Our exceptional nursing and care teams...

    5.0 out of 5.0

    16 reviews

    Call provider 01206 879963

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    The Oaks

    Colchester

    Welcome to The Oaks Care Home, a very friendly place where we aim to make sure your stay with us is as enjoyable as possible. We have plenty to offer you - such as excellent accommodation, delicious home-cooked food and all...

    4.5 out of 5.0

    13 reviews

    Call provider 01206 700566

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    Woodland View

    Colchester

    Woodland View in Colchester supports elderly residents with a range of healthcare needs. Round the clock care is provided by our team of dedicated Care Assistants, overseen by our experienced Management Team. All of our...

    5.0 out of 5.0

    3 reviews

    Call provider 01206 239513

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    Colonia Court Care Home

    Colchester

    Colonia Court takes pride in offering extensive care expertise. As well as being able to offer general nursing and residential care, carers also specialise in dementia care, and care for Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease....

    5.0 out of 5.0

    3 reviews

    Call provider 01206 237416

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    Loganberry Lodge

    Colchester

    Loganberry Lodge is a 138 bed purpose-built home situated in Colchester, Essex. This spacious home has excellent transport links to both the town and nearby amenities and provides expert care for older people, including those...

    5.0 out of 5.0

    3 reviews

    Call provider 01206 489492

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    Great Horkesley Manor

    Great Horkesley

    Great Horkesley Manor is a Colchester care home that makes a significant contribution to elderly care needs in the community. Residents with dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s are among those who have benefitted from a...

    4.7 out of 5.0

    6 reviews

    Call provider 01206 237424

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    Abberton Manor Nursing Home

    Colchester

    Abberton Manor has an enviable reputation for providing professional nursing care in a happy and friendly environment. It is highly rated for both the quality of its care and the warmth of its staff, many of whom have spent a...

    5.0 out of 5.0

    3 reviews

    Call provider 01206 700190

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    Nayland House

    Colchester

    Nayland House, in Colchester, specialises in elderly and dementia care for up to 53 residents within a homely environment that respects personal freedom and an active lifestyle. Bedrooms have their own television and phone...

    4.7 out of 5.0

    10 reviews

    Call provider 01206 237439

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    Silversprings

    Colchester

    Silversprings care home delivers a range of quality care for older people. There’s our weekly dementia activities club for people in the local community who are living with dementia, and their carers. We also offer short...

    4.7 out of 5.0

    3 reviews

    Call provider 01206 986572

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    Quenby Rest Home

    Colchester

    Situated in Thorrington, Quenby Residential Home is close to the idyllic town of Brightlingsea. We provide a sensitive and caring environment for your loved ones in the beautiful Essex countryside near the sea. We encourage...

    4.3 out of 5.0

    3 reviews

    Call provider 01206 237437

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    Four Winds

    Brightlingsea

    Four Winds specialist care facility in the Brightlingsea on the mouth of the river Colne in Essex, supports individuals with Autistic spectrum conditions, Aspergers Syndrome and other challenging behaviors. The home...

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    0 reviews

    Call provider 0330 053 9438

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Frequently Asked Questions about Care Homes in Colchester

How much do care homes cost in Colchester?

The average cost of care homes in Colchester is £1,074 per week. Learn more about care home costs .

How do you find out whether you are eligible for funding from the Local Authority?

A Financial Assessment will determine whether you are eligible for any funding from your Local Authority. If you have assets below £23,250, you will be eligible for funding. If you would like to arrange a Financial Assessment, you will need to get in touch with your Local Authority. Learn more about Local Authority funding.

Which care homes in Colchester provide respite care?

Which care homes in Colchester provide dementia care?

Which care homes in Colchester are rated 'Good' or 'Outstanding' by the CQC?

What is the difference between a care home and a nursing home?

In a care home, care is provided 24-hours a day by trained Care Assistants. Commonly, residents are elderly and their need for care is because of degenerative health conditions associated with ageing e.g. reduced mobility. In a nursing home, care is provided 24-hours a day by Registered Nurses who are supported by Care Assistants. All residents require some element of nursing care such as administration of intravenous medication and/or wound care. Learn more about the difference between a care home and nursing home.

Funding for care

Concerned about how to fund the care of a loved one? Confused by the funding process? Read our articles and advice on care funding.

Average care costs for

  • Care homes: £1,074 per week
  • Nursing homes: £1,258 per week
  • Home care: £23 per hour
  • Live-in care: £1,014 per week

Latest reviews for care homes near Colchester

  • The staff can't do enough for the residents and their visitors. We were given the use of the beautiful private dining room at the weekend because the ever popular Saturday afternoon tea in the...
    5 out of 5.0
    Alderwood Care Home
    01206 879963
    39 Essex Hall Road
    Colchester
    Essex
    CO1 1ZP
  • I cannot speak highly enough of the care my aunt receives - without exception every member of staff I have encountered has been polite, kind and caring. Everyone stops to speak and makes one feel...
    5 out of 5.0
    Loganberry Lodge Loganberry Lodge Care Home in Colchester
    01206 489492
    79-81 New Farm Road
    Stanway
    Colchester
    Essex
    CO3 0PG

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