Tenterden House, rated ‘outstanding’ in March 2018, provides long and short stay residential and nursing care.

From acquired brain injuries, stroke, Parkinson’s, cerebral palsy, MS and other neurological conditions, Tenterden House offers care for older people with a wide range of care needs.

Tenterden House Care Home provides an exceptional level of nursing care in peaceful surroundings. Originally a private country manor house belonging to the Cadbury family of chocolatiers, it has been skilfully converted to meet the needs of our residents.

The home has been sensitively transformed into a modern, well-equipped nursing homes. While retaining the air of spacious Victorian elegance. The home offers a warm an homely environment. The home benefits from lots of communal space, indoor and outside space for residents and relatives to enjoy.

Care packages are regularly assessed for developing needs, and tailored to palliative, convalescence and respite needs. Working closely with the local hospital, the home also offers a rehabilitation pathway to help improve mobility and independence with visiting occupational therapists and physiotherapists. This home is open to local authority funded residents, get in touch to find out more.

Situated within 13 acres of well-maintained gardens, the home offers a country side feel, within a few minutes’ drive from the busy M25. The home is close to local bus links (short 10 minute walk) and a short taxi ride from Watford, St Albans and Bricketwood train stations.

A menu consisting of fresh ingredients ensures mealtimes are satisfying, with the chef getting to know individual preference and diet in some detail.

There’s a real sense of community at the home. From race nights, film clubs to visiting entertainers and performers, there is lots going on. The staff work to discover what residents enjoy doing and the home’s social calendar is organised around those interests. So whether your loved one already has a hobby or would like to take up a new one, there are many opportunities available.

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  • SafeGood
  • Well-ledOutstanding
  • CaringOutstanding
  • ResponsiveGood
  • EffectiveGood
Last CQC report update March 20, 2018 • Listing updated October 14, 2020

Registered Manager: Linda Marks


Number of beds: 40

Location Type:

Specialisms/services: , ,

Residents may bring: Own furniture
Rooms have: Phone point
TV point
Lifts *: Full lift
Wheelchair access *: To all floors
Outdoors *: Secure garden
Seating area
Pets: Pets accepted
Meals: Meals are Flexible
Meals can be taken in own room
Meals are prepared in the home
Special diets are accommodated for
Family and friends: Visitors welcome at any time
Available activities: Entertainment in the home
Regular activities programme
Registration & Specialisms
Services / Care offered: 24 hour care
Adult care (over 18 years)
Elderly care
Palliative care
Physical disability