Coronavirus Info

Borrage House is located in quiet area of Ripon, close to local amenities. It provides a high standard of care to up to 40 people in en suite bedrooms.

Our home also has the benefit of lovely private grounds, which our residents and their families can enjoy. 

Our highly trained and professional colleagues take their time to get to know each of our residents to ensure that the care they receive is tailored to their interests and preferences.

We understand that mealtimes are an important part of the day, so our catering teams work hard to ensure that we meet the nutritional needs and preferences of each of our residents.

We have an all-team approach to, daily weekly and monthly activities at Borrage House, to ensure these encompass the interests of all our residents.

Borrage House is operated by Anchor. Anchor provides care and housing to older people throughout England on a not-for-profit basis. 

Visit Borrage House

CQC Rating View full report Whats this?



  • SafeRequires improvement
  • Well-ledGood
  • CaringGood
  • ResponsiveGood
  • EffectiveGood
Last CQC report update February 12, 2020 • Listing updated January 5, 2022

Registered Manager: Sarah Aitken


Number of beds: 40

Location Type: ,

Specialisms/services: , ,

Ensuite Bedrooms?:YES
Rooms have: Phone point
TV point
Internet Access
Residents may bring: Own furniture
Own decoration
Lifts *: Full lift
Wheelchair access *: To all floors
Outdoors *: Secure garden
Seating area
Weekly cost: Accept local authority rates
Accept Continuing Care funding
Pets: Pets accepted
Meals: Meals are Flexible
Meals can be taken in own room
There is a choice of menu
Residents assist in planning meals
Meals are prepared in the home
Snacks are available at any time
Vegetarians are catered for
Special diets are accommodated for
Family and friends: Visitors welcome at any time
Available activities: Entertainment in the home
Regular activities programme
Location type *:Town/City
Near Public Transport:YES
Registration & Specialisms
Care for people who need: Minimal help
Moderate help
A high level of help
Services / Care offered: 24 hour care
Assistance with food preparation & service
Elderly care
Laundry service
Medication assistance
Personal care
Personal hygiene care
Respite cover

Covid 19 Policy

As England’s largest not-for-profit provider of care and housing to older people, the safety and wellbeing of those living and working in our care homes and retirement communities has always been our priority – never more so than today.

And while the way we do things has changed slightly due to COVID-19, we continue to safely welcome new residents, with all the processes and procedures in place following advice from government and our regulators, to ensure everyone has a home where they can love living in later life. Please see our website or speak to our care home for the latest information.