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.

You'll be in good company this festive season

Book a respite stay for peace of mind

We understand how difficult it can be for families or friends to take a break from providing ongoing care to accomplish all those essential Christmas jobs.

Whether you need time to finalise gift buying and wrapping or a complete break to focus on yourself and other family members, we can help.

Our all-inclusive festive breaks offer something for everyone, in a place where you will always feel at home and a range of festive activities to get involved in. Enjoy carols around the tree or mince pies and mulled wine, while making new friends.

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

Lyndsey Dixon

As the Registered Manager of Whittington House Nursing Home, I lead a professional team in providing the highest standards of residential, nursing and dementia care for residents with varying needs. Our commitment ensures they lead happy and fulfilling lives, whilst maintaining choice over the care and support they receive.

I am a qualified Nurse with a degree in Specialist Practice for Oncology and Palliative Care as well as in depth knowledge of dementia care. During my career I have worked at Cheltenham and Bristol hospitals, as a ward sister in a local hospice, and as Manager of a Dementia Nursing Home.

The diversity of my job, with the opportunity to be a dynamic manager and role model, is very rewarding. I feel very fortunate to be in a post which gives me such fulfilment and which enables me to bring my confidence, knowledge, experience and skills to Caring Homes and my team, who in turn are enabled and encouraged to give the best care and support they can to our residents and their families.

I live in Gloucestershire where I was born and raised, and enjoy spending time with my partner and daughter, trying to share my relaxation time with my family as much as possible.

I love reading and music, as well as baking and cake decorating in my spare time. We have recently acquired an allotment and I can’t wait to start making the most of the outdoors together and then eating the hard-earned results of efforts!

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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