Magdalen House is a nursing home in Gloucester.

It is set in beautiful grounds, which it shares with St Margaret’s Almshouse accommodation.

We are very proud of the excellent care we deliver at Magdalen House.

Staff recognise the importance of ensuring residents are made to feel settled, happy and at home and will go above and beyond to ensure this is the case. The team work hard to get to know the resident, likes and dislikes and also get to know their families and friends. This information is used to create a person centred care plan.

We offer both nursing and residential care tailored to meet individual needs on a permanent or respite basis. The home  sensitive, caring and supportive end of life and palliative care for residents. Additionally, we also support their families up to and beyond the time when their loved one passes away.

Magdalen House has accommodation for 29 residents. Everyone has their own room furnished to a high standard with en-suite facilities, BT phone points, a television, provision for Sky and a call system, and everyone is encouraged to personalise their rooms so they feel at home.

Fresh cooked meals are served daily from our on site kitchen. Residents are given the choice to dine in any of our two dining areas or dine in the comfort of their own room. Snacks and drinks are available throughout the day and night.

There is a sunny lounge-diner upstairs, and downstairs next to the main dining room, there is a lovely secure garden area with a relaxing Japanese theme and plenty of places to sit in the sun and shade.. For those who enjoy a spot of gardening we have raised flower beds to allow easy access to plants, flowers and vegetables.

Hairdressers, dentists, opticians and chiropodists pay regular visits, to meet the needs of our residents.

Our residents’ views and choices are very important to us, so we always ask them where would they like to go – a favourite that comes around year after year is to go to Weston-Super-Mare and have fish and chips on the beach; we pack the minibus with goodies for the trip and off we go! Our activities coordinator will go above and beyond to meet our residents needs.

Weekly trips out are organised to local beauty spots, for bluebell walks, picnics, or even to visit the resting places of residents’ loved ones.

Social evenings, quizzes, bingo and fitness sessions, all feature. We have inter-generational activities at least once a month, where our residents have great fun joining in with nursery children, who manage to bring a smile to everyone. Residents are provided with a weekly guide to activities in font to meet their needs.

Visitors are welcome at any time, and can join us for meals or take part in any of the many activities we run. Tea and coffee making facilities are on hand, so they can make hot drinks and enjoy spending time with their loved ones.

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  • SafeGood
  • Well-ledGood
  • CaringGood
  • ResponsiveGood
  • EffectiveGood
Last CQC report update November 07, 2019 • Listing updated February 1, 2020

Manager: Kelly Halford


Number of beds: 30

Location Type: ,

Specialisms/services: , , , , ,

Ensuite Bedrooms?:YES
Residents may bring: Own furniture
Own decoration
Rooms have: Phone point
TV point
Internet Access
Lifts *: Full lift
Wheelchair access *: To all floors
Outdoors *: Secure garden
Seating area
Weekly cost: Accept local authority rates
Accept Continuing Care funding
Personal care cost from:£948 per week
Nursing care cost from:£1043 per week
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
Can usually accept people with: Visual impairment
Urinary incontinence
Faecal incontinence
Moderate memory problems
Severe memory problems
Disruptive behaviour
Behaviours that challenge