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Long-term care and support

Long-term care homes for elderly people

There are 3 long-term care homes in West Northamptonshire:

Care home nameAddressNumber of bedsRespite care offered?
Longlands Nursing and Care HomeLondon Road, Daventry51Yes
Obelisk HouseObelisk Rise, Northampton44No
Southfields HouseFarm Hill Road, Northampton45No

What the service can do for you     

Long term care home services support people with complex care needs who no longer can live safely within their own home.

Respite care is offered to people who live within their own home with families and support an informal carer break.

The team will support you to settle into your new home, support with keeping in touch with your relatives and friends and encourage you to bring personal items for your bedroom to create a homely feel.

The team will support you to manage your daily routine and live your life as per your wishes, including:

  • personal care (washing, dressing, bathing)
  • getting dressed and undressed
  • getting into and out of bed
  • toileting and promoting continence
  • taking medication
  • meal preparation
  • moving safely around your home
  • maintaining links with families
  • registering with local GP surgeries

People who can use the service

You can use this service if you are aged over 60 and have eligible needs as per the Care Act 2014.

How you get the service

A social care professional needs to refer you to this service - find out how to contact Adult Social Care.

What happens once you are referred

When the service receives your referral a member of care home team will contact you to arrange a visit to your place of residence to validate your care needs and to agree your care and support plan.

When this is complete a service start date to move into the care home long term or respite breaks will be agreed and service will commence.

How the service is reviewed

The social work professional will carry out statutory reviews. However, the service will continue to work with you in reviewing the support offered.      

Care Quality Commission (CQC) ratings

Visit the CQC website to find ratings for each location:

Last updated 06 March 2024