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The Elms Care Home

The Elms

Welcome to The Elms Residential and Nursing Home in Peterborough

Our home is situated in a quiet area of the attractive market town of Whittlesey outside Peterborough. Formerly a large private residence retaining many of its original features including beautiful stained glass windows, The Elms has been carefully converted and thoroughly modernised to offer a high standard of care.

Our dedicated team of professionals are on hand 24-hours a day, providing carefully tailored support to residents, while at the same time allowing them as much independence as possible. Our focus is on respect and quality of life.

This home has 6 independent care home reviews
from carehome.co.uk

Care types

  • Care for those recovering from surgery or illness, through a combination of rest appropriate exercise and balanced diet.

  • We offer 24-hour personal support to those with a condition that requires frequent specialised, qualified nursing care.

  • We provide respectful pro-active care for residents and relatives in their last days of life. We ensure that their physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs are considered and met.

  • Expert personal care 24-hours a day in comfortable, homely accommodation with daily activities to stimulate body and mind.

  • Provides accommodation, meals and personal care for those who find it increasingly difficult to cope at home without assistance.

  • 24-hour care and assistance provided for those living with dementia, with a lifestyle profile created to make them feel safe and comfortable.

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Customer Satisfaction Report

We're always striving to improve our treatments and services so feedback from residents and relatives is very important to us. The results of this help us provide the best care possible.

Care Quality Commission Report

We are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). This helps us to identify how we can deliver person-centred care for the people living in Bupa homes.


Life at The Elms

Engaging activities are a vital part of the care we provide. We try to make sure our residents have something fun to try every day.

Our activities

Group activities are a great way for residents to get to know one another, while at the same time improving general humour, appetites and sleep patterns.

We have activities to suit all tastes and abilities – from the baking club, light gardening, arts and crafts to musical afternoons. There are also visits from friendly cats and dogs, which are always very popular with residents.

There are regular volunteering and charity events that we invite friends, family and members of the local community who might be living alone to join in with.

Additional information:

  • Quizzes
  • Religious services
  • Regular days out
  • Board games

Our food

Soon after a new resident arrives a member of our catering team will be along to discuss any likes and dislikes, as well as any special dietary requirements they may have. These are then passed on to our experienced chefs.

Additional information:

  • Fresh, locally sourced ingredients
  • Snacks available
  • Tea and coffee served all day
  • Friends and family welcome at mealtimes

Come and visit us for afternoon tea and we will show you around

We have a team on hand who will be happy to answer any questions you have about our homes

How do I arrange a visit?

We have an open door policy, so you are welcome to pop in to the home at any time. However, we recommend you avoid visiting at main meal times as these can be very busy. If you would like to speak to the home manager when you visit, you can make an appointment by calling us first.

Can I bring my own furniture?

Depending on its size, new residents are welcome to bring furniture to their new room. Many of our residents bring a favourite armchair or pictures and other small belongings to personalise their room.

How soon can I move in?

This depends on availability of rooms in the home, understanding the cost of care and the person moving in receiving a care assessment.

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Care Home facilities

Our rooms

All 33 of our well-furnished bedrooms are attractively decorated and cleaned every day, with delightful views over the surrounding landscaped gardens. Most have en-suite facilities.

We want our residents to feel completely at home. That's why we like them to bring their own ornaments, keepsakes, pictures and even small items of furniture with them.

Additional information:

  • 24-hour call system
  • Smoke detectors throughout
  • On-site parking
  • Thermostatic radiators

Care facilities

  • Individual diets catered for
  • 24 hour call system
  • Residents access to a GP
  • Highly trained nursing staff
  • Additional therapies (payable separately)
  • Personalised care plan
  • Access to an Optician
  • Access to a Nutritionalist
  • Access to 24 hour care
  • Dedicated activity coordinator
  • Electric profiling beds
  • Laundry and cleaning services

Room facilities

  • Direct garden access
  • Ensuite facilities
  • Rooms with wet room
  • Rooms with garden view
  • Some double rooms
  • Telephone points
  • TV points

Indoor facilities

  • Communal flat screen TV
  • Communal lounge
  • Freeview
  • Lift access
  • Quiet lounge
  • Smoke detectors
  • Wheelchair access
  • Wifi hotspot
  • Lift to all floors

What's next?

Book a visit

Call now to book a visit and meet our care home manager, who can answer any questions you may have.

Find out about care home costs

There’s a lot to figure out when it comes to funding. Pop in for a visit and we will be happy to talk it over.

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