Welcome to Westroyd House Care Home

Just a five-minute walk from the centre of Shepshed, Leicestershire, Westroyd is a purpose-built residential home for elderly people who are physically and mentally frail.

Our highly trained team members specialise in palliative care and providing professional support to those living with dementia. All residents are fully assessed before coming to us, so we have a clear understanding of their needs, and can set goals and agree outcomes with families in advance.

Our lovely rural location makes Westroyd a lovely place to stay, with two detached buildings boasting beautiful views over open countryside. Both the main house and our recently refurbished dementia unit, The Lodge, have their own patio areas.

Standard accommodation is a single room with en-suite, and we have a few larger rooms for those that would like a bit more space. Respite care is available on a short-stay basis.

Corridors and communal areas provide themed, visual stimulation, and potted life histories to offer some insight into residents' lives. Personal touches like this help residents feel at home and keep them at the very heart of our care.

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Life at Westroyd House Care Home

A carer and a resident

Mum has severe dementia and her behaviour is challenging. She has been at Westroyd Lodge (not house) and her condition has got worse. All the staff are brilliant, the care and attention she receives is superb. In October 2015 she went down hill again, we thought she may have to move but they went the extra mile to ensure she could stay with them; it is her home now and we know how much she loves it there. This is only one incident, during the last year there have been a few, all dealt with professionally and with a huge amount of love and care.

Jill Colson, Daughter of Resident/Service User at Westroyd House Care Home

My dad has been at Westroyd since December 2015. I am very pleased with his care, especially since the new manager took over. We have had a few issues but when I approached her she responded immediately. He loves all the staff who work there. The carers are great. The handyman is great too! I would hesitate to recommend to anyone, believe me we looked at some really bad ones.

Gill Hudson-Bennett, Daughter of Resident/Service User at Westroyd House Care Home

Types of care

Residential care

This is for those who may need some help with daily activities such as eating, washing,...

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Dementia care

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

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Respite care

Respite care, or short-stay care, means someone can stay at Westroyd House Care Home whether...

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Facilities & services

Making care special is at the heart of Westroyd House Care Home in Shepshed. 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
  • Patio
  • Personal telephone
  • Wi-fi

Our news


23 Oct 2016

Here at Four Season’s Health Care we like to provide training and support for all of our colleagues, helping them to continually develop in their career, making them the best teams we can possibly have in our homes.

One avenue of development that we use is our Preceptorship Programme. The Programme supports the newly qualified nurses as they embrace their chosen career path.

The Preceptorship Programme runs regularly across the UK, and it’s yielding some fantastic results for us.

Most recently, 9 candidates completed the programme which included a 2 week residential at Laburnum Court in Salford.

Feedback from the candidates has been very positive as you can see below:

This course has been fantastic. It’s helped me to build my confidence whilst I’ve been learning on the job. It’s great to put everything we learn into practice straight away.

This course is great. The help and support I’ve received along the way has been constant. If I’ve ever been unsure someone has always been happy to help.

Would you like to find out more about our Preceptorship Programme? There’s information available on our website, or email: recruitment@fshc.co.uk.


31 Aug 2016

Five members of the team at Westroyd House recently celebrated their 10 years service.

It was a special day for the team and residents at Westroyd House Care Home in Shepshed as they presented Long Service Awards to five members of staff as a thank you for all their hard work and dedication over the past 10 years.

Jegatheswary Jeyapalan (Care Assistant), Amanda Law (Head of Housekeeping & Care Assistant), Steven Holt (Maintenance), Annette Gough (Housekeeping Assistant) and Cheryl Ladkin (Catering Asssistant) were all given their 10 years of service awards.

Kim-Marie Donaghy, Home Manager, said: "It was a pleasure to present these individuals with their Long Service Awards - they're all so dedicated to their work and a delight to have working here as part of our Westroyd family."

Are you looking for care in Shepshed, Loughborough? Westroyd House Care Home can cater to various care needs including residential care, dementia care and also a pre-bookable respite care service.


14 May 2016

The UK has been experiencing its first taste of summer, with temperatures getting up to 25°C in some places.

Making the most of this weather, Westroyd House Care Home in Shepshead, moved all of their activities outside and got the BBQ out for residents to enjoy.

Kim-Marie Donaghy, Home Manager, said: “It’s not often we get nice weather here in the UK, so we thought we’d make the most of it.

“The residents played games, before tucking into a beef burger. It really was a lovely afternoon. I hope there are many more sunny days to come.”

Would you like to work for Four Seasons? Take a look at our current vacancies on our careers section.

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Care Home Manager

Kim-Marie Donaghy

Tickow Lane, Shepshed, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 9LY

01509 352093

01509 600626

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