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Your home

Castleford is a purpose built two storey home for older people located in the heart of the Ribble valley in Clitheroe. It is a short walk away from the town centre which is a bustling market town.

Castleford is one of 16 care homes managed by Lancashire County Council and offers quality, safe, comfortable, care and support for up to 47 people across four homely separate areas.

We offer friendly, compassionate, person centred support to people living with dementia who choose Castleford  as their home. We also welcome older people for Residential care, short term respite stays and admissions for people who need intermediate care services to support their rehabilitation.

We provide a range of facilities including nicely furnished lounges and dining areas with kitchen spaces. People who choose Castleford as their home are welcome to personalise their bedrooms to their own taste with comfy furniture, televisions or belongings that will make their room feel like home.

There are ample bathrooms, showers and toilet facilities, some bedrooms have en-suite whilst the others have washbasins.

The accredited dining experience at Castleford offers fresh, locally sourced ingredients expertly prepared to produce a wide choice of delicious meals. Alternative options are always available.

Drinks and snacks are accessible for people who live in the home and their visitors to enjoy throughout the day. Sample menus are available if you would like to view them.

On sunny days you can sit out in Castleford’s inner court yard which offers seating and garden areas for everyone to enjoy the fresh air. Those wanting to go a little further can enjoy visiting nearby shops and Café’s. When the weather is not so fine we have a conservatory in which to relax or enjoy various activities.

People who live at Castleford said:

“The care staff look after us well and are kind”

“Staff look after me and have cheeky smiles, I love them”

“I feel safe and well looked after, staff are very helpful”

“Food is good and the people are nice”

Your life

Our dedicated team of staff will help and support you to enjoy living at Castleford.

We offer a variety of activities and social opportunities to enhance your wellbeing, these are run regularly by the homes activities care assistant and staff team.

You can take a look at our monthly activity calendar for up and coming events.

Your family and friends are always welcome at Castleford

We have strong links with the local community to help you to stay connected. We spend lovely mornings with children from the local schools. Religious ministers also visit regularly.

A hairdresser, optician and chiropodist are also available for people who live at Castleford.

If you like to get out and about, you can visit the Castle which dates back to 1186 and local markets. We also arrange trips out to local shows and events such as Whalley Abbey which is set in beautiful tranquil grounds and is wheelchair friendly.

Your way

Whether it is support to maintain your skills and hobbies or trying new experiences, our well trained staff team will work with you and your families to offer the support you would like to have.

Our focus is offering you person centred quality care. You have access to your own keyworker and together you will create a support plan to make sure we provide the best and most appropriate care to meet your requirements.

Our care staff at Castleford are fully trained in supporting people to maintain their independence.

Alongside our residential service we also offer intermediate care, and we have visiting physiotherapists, occupational therapists and technical instructors who work for the NHS to offer therapy to people requiring this service.

For new enquiries and information about fees, please call us on: 01200 426355

If you would like to find out more, feel free to contact us and make arrangements for a chat.