Welcome to St Catherine's 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 Catherine's 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 Catherine's Care Home

A carer and a resident

Mum entered the EMI unit after having been put on the Pathway and unable to eat. Within a week the staff at St Catherines had got her eating first pureed food then solids. Her appetite, although still small is quite good. She sits up and has even managed a walk around the lounge. They took her in a wheelchair to the residential section lounge where she sat and joined in (sang the words) at the St Patricks Day concert.
I cannot praise too highly the quality of care and dedication the staff show to their patients. I just wish other people in other care homes were treated as well as my mum.
All this only 8 weeks after she had been given 24-48 hours to live by her doctors.

Robert Hutchinson Hutchinson, Son of Resident/Service User at St Catherine's Care Home

This care home is very good all round. My wife and I are happy with the care given by the staff.

Anthony John Cubbage, Husband of Resident/Service User at St Catherine's Care Home

I would recommend this home with every confidence. All the staff are extremely caring and vigilant. The home is welcoming and always has a friendly atmosphere. On the EMI unit, where my husband is cared for, it is very spacious, where the residents can wander around in safety, they make their own activities daily. Arranged seasonal/occasional events are excellent, and nothing is spared. My family and indeed myself are so glad, and thank God that we are fortunate enough for our loved ones to be here.

Kathleen Frances West, Wife of Resident/Service User at St Catherine's Care Home

My mum has been a resident at St Catherine's for over four years. She receives an excellent standard of care from the staff who are prepared to go the extra mile to make her comfortable and feel safe.

Frank Iddon, Son of Resident/Service User at St Catherine's Care Home

All staff are caring and attentive. My mother's been a resident for 12 months now, during which time a member of staff saved her life after administering first air following a choking incident. We have just had Christmas celebrations in the home during which time an excellent Christmas dinner was provided and the decoration were superb.

David Simcox, Son of Resident/Service User at St Catherine's Care Home

When my mother needed residential care near my home there were few alternatives locally with vacancies and no waiting list. She went into St. Catherine's 3 years ago and has flourished, making new friends, enjoying the social activities and the food. However, for her and for me it is the kindness and care of the staff which matter and all of them go above and beyond their duties.

Eunice Coates, Daughter of Resident/Service User at St Catherine's Care Home

Can't think of anything that could be improved.

Alison Bell, Daughter of Resident/Service User at St Catherine's Care Home

The home wasn't recommended I have worked in this home for many years and felt is was an excellent home for my father and his needs.

Irene Abbott, Daughter of Resident/Service User at St Catherine's Care Home

My brother was a resident at St Catherine's for 18 months before his death in July 2014. Throughout this time he was treated with understanding, respect and dignity by all staff. He was the youngest resident but the age profile of staff was perfect for him and he related well to all staff. I cannot recommend St Catherine's too highly. Nothing was too much trouble for any member of staff. My brother's needs were quite different from the rest of the residents but this proved to be no barrier for staff. He was genuinely cared for and we both became very fond of the staff responsible for his care. They went out of their way to ensure he remained content and happy and they were always available to speak to family members. I visited the home several times a week, at different times of the day and at no time did I see anything to cause me concern. Families are welcome to visit at any time, I even ate with my brother on occasion and was made extremely welcome. If I had to choose a care home for myself, it would be St. Catherine's. Thank you for your care towards our family.

Denise Makinson, Sister of Resident/Service User at St Catherine's Care Home

My mother aged 92 and suffering from dementia is a resident in St Catherine's in the EMI unit. To know my mum is being cared for in an environment such as the one at St Catherine's gives us peace of mind in the midst of an upsetting illness. We couldn't wish for anywhere better or for more caring wonderful staff.

Pauline Davies, Daughter of Resident/Service User at St Catherine's 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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Respite care

Respite care, or short-stay care, means someone can stay at St Catherine's Care Home whether...

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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 Catherine's 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
  • Wi-fi

Our news

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23 Jun 2017

Friday 16th June marked Care Home Open Day, a day that actively encourages people in the local community to pop into their local care home and find out what’s going on.

The theme for this year’s open day was friendship, and Four Seasons homes and their local community certainly forged some long lasting friendships with their local communities through a variety of different events.

The events included:

  • The Prince’s Trust heading into Kingsmead Care Home in Swindon sprucing up the garden
  • Ty Eirin Care Home in Port welcomed in local school children and councillors for a fun filled afternoon
  • A Jazz band kept everyone entertained in Pontypridd at Ty Gwynno Care Home
  • It was a more sleepy affair at Whittington Care Home in Chesterfield as the team turned up for work in the PJs before having lots of fun with residents, relatives and visitors to the home
  • Music and dancing was definitely on the cards for many of our homes as Benarty View Care Home in Kelty, Gotton Manor Care Home in Taunton, Benholm Care Home in Forfar and Laurels Lodge Care Home in Woodside, all had musical entertainment (and an assortment of other activities) for their guests
  • Campsie View Care Home in Glasgow had their own petting zoo for everyone to enjoy
  • The Laurels Care Home in Hetton-le-Hole held a country and western themed day which everyone thoroughly enjoyed
  • Jazz was the music of choice at The Cedars and Larches Care Home in Ilkeston’s festivities.
  • Redwell Hills Care Home in Consett, remembered the friends they’d sadly lost and released some balloons with messages in their honour.

The photos you can see above are just a snap shot of what happened at our homes during Care Home Open Day. It’s great to see from the pictures that everyone had lots of fun.

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1 Mar 2017

The team at St Catherine’s Care Home in Bolton pulled out all of the stops on Valentine’s Day to make special memories for the people and their loved ones that they care for.

Gillian Johnson, Home Manager, explained: “We transformed the dining room into a romantic restaurant, complete with a pianist playing romantic music. We then welcomed the loved up couples in and they enjoyed a three course meal complete with coffee and mints to finish. All the stops were definitely pulled out, with the team even dressing in their smartest bib and tucker to provide a table service for everyone. The evening was very touching and emotional, but one that everyone enjoyed.”

Betty England, who visited her husband with her friend said: “I would like to thank each and every one of you for making St Valentine’s Day such a special and memorable occasion for us all. The effect and hard work put into it was amazing. The surroundings so beautifully decorated and the meal outstanding. We could not have had a better night had we had been to a top class restaurant!”

Ten out of ten! Such an organised and lovely evening,” added Mr Olive.

Are you looking for a care home in Bolton? St Catherine’s Care Home offers support for all types of care including dementia care, nursing care, respite care and end of life/palliative care.

North-West-CHAPs-Graduation-Dec-2016

22 Dec 2016

Many people start their career path doing something they love, and they yearn to develop, grow and blossom in their profession.

Here at Four Seasons, Care Assistants can up-skill themselves on the organisations Care Home Assistant Practitioners (CHAPs) programme.

On Tuesday 20th December 2016, a graduation ceremony was held at Shawcross Social Club in Wigan, celebrating the achievements of 41 newly qualified CHAPs.

Rachael Junge, Four Seasons Northwest Managing Director said: “Everyone is really proud of every single CHAP and nurse who mentored them through the programme. We’re often really busy, and forget to recognise the hard work people put in, but this graduation ceremony is our way to reward and recognise you all. The journey is a long one; it takes a lot of dedication to complete. You can all wear your uniform with pride, and know that we’re all extremely proud of you. Well done everyone and congratulations once again.”

Mike O’Reilly, Risk Management Director for Four Seasons Health Care, said: “It’s a real privilege for me to attend ceremonies like this. The CHAPs programme is very innovative, and it really does make a difference to our residents’ lives as it provides continuity for them. I want to echo Rachael’s statement of congratulations to everyone who graduated and those who supported them.”

A total of 41 CHAPs graduated from the programme and will be working in 16 homes across the Northwest. The homes benefitting from the CHAPs skills are:

The newly qualified CHAPs are now able to provide some general nursing duties such as medication rounds. This benefit’s the home as it enables the nurse to deal with more complex issues.

Would you like a career in care? Take a look at the current vacancies we have available at the moment.

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

Care home manager: Gillian Johnson

Queen Street, Horwich, Bolton, BL6 5QU

01204 668 740

01204 668 727

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