Highfield Care Centre is a bright and spacious care home in Allerton Bywater, near Castleford.

Highfield provides residential care for the elderly, with a separate Lodge which offers additional support and care for those living with dementia.

A purpose built care home with separate lounges and dining areas, all the rooms are single and en suite, and can accommodate personal possessions and furniture to make residents feel more at home.

We have a large enclosed garden with chickens and beautiful views of the countryside.

There are a number of separate areas for people with a diagnosis of dementia, a reminiscence lounge and space to walk, potter or undertake activities, crafts or games.

A pub and indoor garden are planned additions.

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  • ResponsiveGood
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Last CQC report update February 14, 2019 • Listing updated June 3, 2019

Manager: Jackie Gaunt


Number of beds: 40

Location Type:


Residents may bring: Own furniture
Own decoration
Number of lounges or seating areas:8
Lifts *: Full lift
Wheelchair access *: To all floors
Outdoors *: Secure garden
Seating area
Weekly cost: Accept local authority rates
Accept Continuing Care funding
Pets: Home has a pet
Meals: Meals are Flexible
Meals can be taken in own room
There is a choice of menu
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
Culture & Religion
Special requirements addressed?: Religious
Location type *:Urban, on a bus route
Registration & Specialisms
Care only beds:88
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