Welcome to St Catherines Care Home

At St Catherine's we provide nursing care but we also have our Pike View Unit - a specialist dementia care unit that has achieved the PEARL award at silver level.

We are in the small town of Horwich, on the outskirts of Bolton town centre, so we're handy for Middlebrook shopping centre. We have several lounges where residents can relax and they will be very at home in our beautiful extensive grounds and conservatory.

At St Catherines Care Home, residents are considered part of the family. We put their health and happiness at the heart of everything we do, and our dedicated team of nurses and carers actively encourage residents to take part in all decisions - contributing to everything from the way their rooms look to the therapies they receive.

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Life at St Catherines Care Home

A carer and a resident

You certainly gave mum, and all of us a day to remember and treasure.

Mr Warren Makinson, St Catherines Care Home

Types of care

Dementia care

People living with dementia have different needs, so either a residential or nursing care home...

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Nursing care

Someone may need nursing care if they have a certain physical condition or difficulties. This...

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Short-stay care

Short-stay care is often called "respite care". It means someone can stay at St Catherines...

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End of life / palliative care

It's vital that everyone gets the right care and support at this important and sensitive time....

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Facilities & services

Making care special is at the heart of St Catherines Care Home in Bolton. Our philosophy starts with getting to know each person as an individual and understanding what they need.

  • All single rooms
  • On site hairdressing
  • Quiet lounge
  • TV lounge
  • Lifts
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Patio
  • Conservatory
  • Sensory gardens

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Call, email or fill in the form to find out more information about the home or to arrange a visit.

Care home manager

Gillian Johnson

Queen Street, Horwich, Bolton, BL6 5QU

01204 668 740


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21 Aug 2015

Four Seasons Health Care homes across the UK are preparing for World Alzheimer's Day on 21 September 2015. The day is part of the fourth global World Alzheimer’s Month which aims to raise awareness and challenge stigma, and focus on the great work going on all over the world to fight dementia.

The theme of this years’ World Alzheimer's Day 2015 is Remember Me and focusses on helping people to learn to spot the signs of dementia, but also not to forget about loved ones who are living with dementia, or those who may have passed away. In keeping with this theme many Four Seasons homes will be opening a dementia café for the day with a reminiscence theme, and professionals on hand to offer advice and information.

To find out more about what is going on in your nearest Four Seasons Care Home click here and get in touch.


7 Jul 2015

St. Catherines Care Home, Horwich held a western style party for National Care Home Open Day (June 19th). The home was completely decked out as a western town with its own saloon, jail, watering and feeding holes. Residents, staff and visitors embraced the theme by wearing Stetsons, sombreros and cowboy outfits. Young and old came together to enjoy the wonderful day with lots of party games, music and great food.

The Mayor and Mayoress of Horwich also joined in the afternoon’s festivities with the Mayoress joining in the line dancing arranged by local dance group. A daughter of one of the residents even rode in on her horse dressed as a cowgirl much to the delight of her father who lives at the home.

Gillian Johnson, Manager at the home, said: “We always love welcoming visitors and it was great that so many people came along to celebrate the day with us. We see Care Home Open Day as a way of showing people what life is like in a care home, and to see behind the doors for themselves. “

Care Home Open Day is celebrated by care homes across the country. It aims to encourage stronger relationships between care homes and the local community. It also provides a chance for people to come and see what life inside a home is really like and get to know some of the fascinating people who live there.

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7 Jul 2015

For the second year running, staff at St Catherine’s Care Home wowed crowds at the annual Horwich Carnival (28th June) and took away Best Float.

The staff took the time out of their own schedules to hand construct the impressive float based on the Disney movie Frozen. Staff and families were able to get involved with the parade by dressing up as their favourite Frozen characters which was enjoyed by both young and old at the carnival.

Gillian Johnson, Home Manager, said “The carnival is always fun and gives us a great opportunity to link with the community. Staff, residents and families all got involved this year so we we're particularly proud of winning best float”.

Fingers crossed their winning streak continues to next year.

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