Welcome to Whittington House Nursing Home Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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There are different spaces on each floor giving residents plenty of choice and more importantly different places to spend their day which increases the feeling of individuality and independence.

Open plan café bistro to entertain friends and neighbours, keeping residents connected to the wider community.
Explore quiet nooks with comfy armchairs, classic novels and books on the shelves.
Whether you are looking for a light snack or dinner, our dining rooms are the ideal location.
Hair Salon where our hairdresser is always happy to pamper you, whatever the occassion.
We encourage residents to personalise their room to make it feel homely and we are always on hand to help hang your favourite pictures.
Landscaped outdoor space with seating for warm days and summer evenings.

Key Information

We make sure each resident experiences care that's as unique as they are. Which is why we offer a range of care types and duration for individuals or couples.

Making memories this summer at Whittington House

Carer and resident enjoying the garden whilst on a summer respite stay

Book a respite stay for peace of mind

Our all-inclusive short stays offer something for everyone and can be pre-booked to suit your future plans. Enjoy afternoon tea with family or time outdoors in our gardens, while making new friends. So whether you need a short break or permanent care, we take time to get to know you and understand your individual needs with the added reassurance of discreet help when you need it.

Residents may be admitted to a care home from the community without needing to complete a 14-day self-isolation period, if they satisfy the requirements. Please ask for details.

Hear what one of our residents has to say

Beryl Tells Her Story

Making the decision about moving into a care home or moving a loved one into a care home can be emotional and finding the right one for you or your family member can be difficult. Our teams are here to guide and help you every step of the way.

Beryl moved into Whittington House Nursing Home in Cheltenham ten months ago and found her slice of heaven! Although Beryl had a full life meeting up with friends and family, a fall alone in her flat caused her and her family concern. They decided to look for a home where Beryl could retain her freedom, but have a sense of security and Whittington was the place!

What customers say

Independent Reviews

CQC Inspection

Find out why we are proud to be rated outstanding for our responsiveness. The inspector quoted "Outstanding services were tailored to meet the needs of individuals and delivered to ensure flexibility, choice and continuity of care".

Carehome.co.uk Reviews

Customer Satisfaction Score


Based on an independent survey completed by our resident's friends and family.


Families we’re helping

Keeping things personal

At Whittington House Nursing Home

The wonderful surroundings at Whittington House Nursing Home are matched by the standard of care our team brings residents. We love learning as much as we can about the people we care for, so your loved one’s time is tailored to their individual needs, interests and preferences. This can be as small as knowing when they like to wake up, to how they like their tea, and everything in between.

We give as much independence as possible, letting individuals choose how to run the home and if they prefer dinner in front of the TV, or even dusting their own room, we’ll make it happen. Just as putting their own stamp on their bedroom, we’ll help them to personalise it with the things they love.

Keep doing what you love

At Whittington House Nursing Home, there’s something to tickle everyone’s fancy – from the activities room to the hair salon, our packed schedule of events and activities, to picnics in the courtyard. And if residents prefer to spend one-on-one time with a member of the team, they can read the paper, pop to the shops or have a catch up in the bistro. We have strong connections with the Cheltenham community, many of our residents invite them to join in our activities or even run their own here.

Meet the Manager

Michael McNelis

I lead my professional Care Team in delivering the highest level of care and support for our residents.

My commitment to professional development has equipped me well for my role here, where I work hard to ensure that those in my care lead happy and fulfilling lives, whilst maintaining choice over the care and support they receive. I believe in maintaining strong relationships with residents and their relatives, and understand the important contribution that these relationships make to the successful running of a care home.

I feel that the Caring Homes philosophy matches up well with my own beliefs on care provision and I am committed to ensuring that all our residents continue to receive the high levels of care and protection they deserve.

Our team

You’ll find the team here are passionate about meeting every individual’s needs, going out of their way to make Whittington House Nursing Home a place residents can call their own. Our team includes nurses and carers experienced in all types of care.

Jake Lines

Customer Relations Advisor

I have a passion for helping residents and their families feel part of our community and that they are happy and treated with respect. I strongly believe every resident is given the opportunity to live their life as they wish to.

Things you need to know

The types of care we provide

Living well with Dementia

We are proud to be the only care home group to have our own unique award-winning dementia training ‘My World’ which is accredited by City and Guilds. It highlights the importance of meaningful activities and a stimulating environment for people living with dementia, in addition to addressing clinical aspects of care.

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  • Address
    58 Whittington Road
    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    GL51 6BL
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Any questions?
Call us free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Last year we helped over 5,000 families find the right care with free advice on anything from funding care to finding the right home and moving in.

We can help with advice on paying for care and how funding works. We can check availability in all of our homes and send you the latest brochure. If you'd like to meet our Home Manager, we'll book an appointment at a time to suit you.

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