Docking House is a family owned residential care home situated in rural West Norfolk.

Part of the larger ArmsCare group, Docking House is committed to the care of all our residents. It also has particular experience in assisting those with a varying range of dementia-related illnesses and have complex needs.

Docking House is also ideally located and residents have the opportunity to visit:

  • The farmers market in Docking, every Wednesday
  • Norfolk Lavender – Heacham
  • Sandringham House – The Queens Residence
  • Sea-Life Aquarium
  • Princess Theatre (Hunstanton)
  • The Promenade along the seafront in Hunstanton

Moreover, our activity coordinator arranges the trips and also offers activities within our homes. This can be from pampering sessions through to musical events.

Other services include:

  • Hairdressing in-house or in the community
  • Chiropodist in-house or in the community
  • Optician in-house or in the community
  • Dentist in-house or in the community

Lastly, we also offer Day Care Services, Respite, and Holiday Packages. For a full list of services or for more information, please email the

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  • SafeGood
  • Well-ledGood
  • CaringGood
  • ResponsiveGood
  • EffectiveGood
Last CQC report update September 12, 2019 • Listing updated October 22, 2020

Registered Manager: Clare Paget


Number of beds: 39

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Residents may bring: Own furniture
Own decoration
Rooms have: Internet Access
Lifts *: Full lift
Wheelchair access *: To all floors
Outdoors *: Secure garden
Weekly cost: Accept local authority rates
Accept Continuing Care funding
Personal care cost from:£750.00 for full time 24 hour care within the home.
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
Available activities: Entertainment in the home
Regular activities programme
Location type *:Rural
Registration & Specialisms
Care for people who need: Minimal help
Moderate help
A high level of help
Can usually accept people with: Visual impairment
Urinary incontinence
Faecal incontinence
Moderate memory problems
Severe memory problems
Disruptive behaviour
Behaviours that challenge
Services / Care offered: Dementia
Learning disability
Mental health condition
Palliative care
Respite cover
Sensory impairment