Welcome to Gosmore Care Home

Gosmore Care Home is a converted and extended historic building in a small village just five miles from bustling Stevenage with its large shopping centre. Closer to home, look out for Bunyan's Dell, a natural amphitheatre in Wain Wood named after the Pilgrim's Progress author.

Our care home is easily accessible to shops and local amenities and our conservatories overlook the pretty gardens.

At Gosmore 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 Gosmore Care Home

A carer and a resident

Good rooms, plenty of activities and outings. Caring staff, clean rooms and communal areas.

Paul Nathan, Relative of Resident/Service User at Gosmore Care Home

The care is second to none. The carers are very good. The nurses are very good and helpful. The office staff have been good to me and my family.

Edward Pay, Husband of Resident/Service User at Gosmore Care Home

I like to be in Gosmore as the service is good and the staff are very friendly. Good choice of activities and outings.

Trudy Pegram, Resident / Service User at Gosmore Care Home

Of course all here would like to be at home but I do know that Gosmore where I live is the best of all care homes because my family and I am very happy to be here.

Ivy Webster, Resident / Service User at Gosmore Care Home

I would recommend the hone to others.

Joan Goodenough, Resident / Service User at Gosmore Care Home

Convenience of the facilities and care parking.

Ronald Pike, Resident / Service User at Gosmore Care Home

I would be pleased to recommend Gosmore to others.

Margaret Fitch, Resident / Service User at Gosmore Care Home

It has a nice atmosphere everyone is friendly. Care is very good and my room is kept lovely.

Kathleen Croft, Resident / Service User at Gosmore Care Home

Gosmore Care Home works hard to provide a varied programme to keep the residents minds active, including visits to the zoo, and the seaside. All the staff become your friends.

Stephen Lindsay, Son of Resident/Service User at Gosmore Care Home

I have found the Gosmore Care Home to be a very pleasant place to stay. I arrived here following a few weeks in hospital caused by a broken left hip. When I arrived I was provided with a small comfortable room to live in. I soon found that everyone of my needs were met with regular meals and break time cups of tea with biscuits. The nursing staff are providing me with the pills needed to deal with my diabetes and checked blood sugar in morning and evening. All the staff were very friendly to me and went the extra mile to add to my comfort.

Wilfred James, Resident / Service User at Gosmore 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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Nursing care

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

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Respite care

Respite care, or short-stay care, means someone can stay at Gosmore Care Home whether they...

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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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Intermediate care

Also known as "step-up, step-down", or rehabilitation care, intermediate care offers an alternative...

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Facilities & services

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

  • All ensuite
  • On site hairdressing
  • Library
  • Quiet lounge
  • TV lounge
  • Lifts
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Patio
  • Conservatory
  • Wi-fi

Our news

intermediate care HSJ guides

24 Apr 2017

As delayed transfers of care remain at record highs, how can we reduce unnecessary hospital stays for older people? That was the key question at an HSJ event held in association with Four Seasons Health Care.

The roundtable heard that the healthcare system often finds reasons not to deal with care home residents and looked at the success of an innovative collaboration between the NHS and care homes in Belfast.

With a collaborative approach between care homes and the NHS, older people are able to leave hospital and receive expert care, whilst assessing whether their long term future would be in their current home or a local care home. “The idea is that it would provide short term rehabilitation in conjunction with the two trusts in that area. The joint partnerships with the trusts I’ve worked with have just been amazing, and that’s what makes it work”, explained Janice Brown, Four Seasons’ regional manager for the Belfast and Newtownabbey area.

In addition to the improvements from a collaborative solution, South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust reported that the joint partnership approach of providing a bed in a care home reduced their yearly cost by more than half.

You can read further thoughts and insights from the HSJ Roundtable, in association with Four Seasons Health Care, at HSJ Roundtable Guides

care home awards

21 Apr 2017

Seven Four Seasons Care Homes from across the UK have been awarded ‘Top 20 Recommended Homes’ awards by Carehome.co.uk.

The prestigious award highlight the most recommended care homes in each region of the UK and are based on thousands of reviews and recommendations received from residents, family and friends.

The 7 homes who received the awards are:

Charlotte Oppong-Agyare, Sales and Marketing Director of Four Seasons Health Care said: “I’m delighted that seven of our homes have received this award in their regions. To be named one of the ‘Top 20 Recommended Homes’ is a fantastic achievement, and goes to show the feedback we are collecting through our Quality of Life programme is being mirrored with the reviews residents and family members are giving on carehome.co.uk.

Visit Carehome.co.uk to read the reviews on all Four Seasons Care Homes.

Gosmore-care-home-hitchin-arts-residents

29 Sep 2016

It's never too early to mention the 'C' word at Gosmore Care Home near Hitchin. The residents have already started production on some cards for a stall at their annual Christmas Fair.

In their arts and craft session last week, the residents decided it was finally time to begin thinking about the festive season. As they plan to hold their Christmas Fair early December, they wanted to get a head start on Christmas pieces they can sell on their stall.

Christina Hartles, Home Manager, told us: "We certainly have some very organised residents here at Gosmore which became apparent when I saw their Christmas decorations. They're all very excited for the festive season and we're really looking forward to seeing everything they manage to produce between now and then."

Are you looking for a care home near Hitchin? Gosmore Care Home offers a range of different care depending on specific needs including residential care, nursing care and respite care. Book a visit or give the home a call to find out more.

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If you'd like to arrange a visit to Gosmore Care Home in Hitchin, or talk to us about our care options, please call, email, or fill in the contact form.

manager

Care Home Manager

Christina Hartles

Hitchin Road, Gosmore, Hitchin, SG4 7QH

01462 378046

01462 453 991

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