We offer a home for life in Somerset, providing high-quality, affordable residential, dementia and respite care. We respect all the residents, their dignity, their space and their right to make personal choices in care.

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Critchill Court is a purpose-built residential home, located away from the main road on the peaceful south-westerly side of the market town of Frome. The home comprises of two wings with a total of 46 furnished bedrooms, each with ground floor access to the garden and courtyard.

Our home provides 24-hour a day tailored care in a home-from-home setting, which you are encouraged to personalise and make your own. Critchill Court is fully equipped with everything you need and our team ensure that every detail is to your liking; ensuring you feel comfortable and settled as soon as you move in.

As well as offering high-quality residential care tailored to your needs, Critchill Court also provides specialist support for those living with dementia. A dedicated dementia care suite ensures a safe and secure environment for our residents living with dementia, supporting them to live as independently as possible.

Social activities

There’s something to suit everyone in our social activities programme, from entertainment, exercise and flower arranging to arts and crafts, coffee mornings, cooking and much more.


Our talented chefs create delicious and inspirational menus using quality ingredients sourced locally. We choose ingredients that deliver maximum taste and nutritional benefit whilst minimising environmental impact.

Our menus offer a varied, satisfying and frequently refreshed menu of seasonal dishes which are a feast for both body and soul. We are very happy to accommodate dietary requirements and will ensure all of your meals meet your needs.


Critchill Court comprises of two wings; Main House which houses 34 residents and Cedar Oaks which is home to a further 12. All bedrooms are fully furnished and benefit from ground floor access. There are a variety of en-suite bedrooms with rooms for couples also available.

Residents and their guests are also free to use the lounges, dining area, on-site salon, and private gardens and courtyard when they wish. We also have a varied activities programme that provides enrichment, stimulation and the opportunity to retain and pursue hobbies and interests.

Although fully furnished, our bedrooms are a blank canvas for you to personalise with your own photos, pictures and furniture to help you feel at home. It also helps our care team understand what’s important to you.


Critchill Care Home is set within lovely, vibrant gardens where you can join in with outdoor activities or simply enjoy being outside. The garden has level access, a lawn area and courtyard .

Within our garden we have a variety of seating areas with tables and chairs for you to utilise if and when you desire. This is the perfect area to relax, read a book or have afternoon tea.

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Frequently asked questions

The home is set just a short distance from Frome in Somerset. It is on a main bus route into the town where local amenities can be found.

Here at Critchill Court Care Home we offer tailored 24-hour a day respite care that allows you to continue living life your way with as much support you may need from our care team.

This could be a one-off stay, to give a regular family carer a much-needed break, or a regular arrangement to give you variety in your care. Our personalised care can last as long as you need it to and can start within 24-hours.

Our bespoke care and support is available for a single weekly fee. That includes care, accommodation, laundry, meals, housekeeping, social outings and more.

That means no additional charges or hidden fees, just consistent, all-inclusive support for a weekly fee.

When you move in to our home, you have the option to enjoy mealtimes in the communal areas with other residents, or to enjoy some private time in your room.

Our expert chefs prepare a daily menu with nutritious options for you to choose from based on your likes and dislikes. What’s more, our care teams are always on hand to support and encourage you at mealtimes, ensuring you get the nutrition and hydration needed.

If you would like to view our home then don’t hesitate to give us a call and we would be happy to arrange a no obligation home visit. Alternatively, we have regular coffee mornings where anyone is able to pop in. This is great opportunity to get to know our team and residents.

Once you become a resident at our home, there are no set visiting hours, so your family and friends are free to come and go as much as they want.

Prior to your move in to our home, you’ll receive a free no obligation care assessment so we can understand your care needs and create a care plan that suits you best. Your family is welcome to join this process. This allows us to create a bespoke care package that allows you to have the best quality of life.

Plus, through our portal, you and your loved ones can easily check on your care with real-time updates on medication, nutrition, welfare, and more. Read notes from our care teams and keep tabs on the care you receive—all at the click of a button.

Yes, we are delighted to welcome visitors into our home. Once you become a resident at our home, there are no set visiting hours, so your family and friends are free to come and go as much as they want.

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