Compassionate care
in idyllic surroundings

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Welcome

Welcome to Swarthmore Care Home! Our independent care home in Gerrards Cross has a great reputation and a real family feel, and we’d love to show you around.

We focus on what matters most to our residents, compassionate and well-trained staff who provide high-quality residential, respite and end-of-life care – something we have done for more than 70 years.

You’ll find our characterful home in a peaceful spot, complete with a warm atmosphere and stunning accessible sensory garden that has been designed with the seasons in mind. Just a short walk from the town centre with its shops, services, cafes and restaurants, our home is ideal for those living here and visiting our residential care home.

As a care home built on the Quaker values committed to working for equality and peace, Swarthmore Care Home delivers care of the highest quality so that residents and their families can have complete peace of mind.

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A personalised approach

Everyone receives individual care which is set out in their care plan. We provide additional services such as chiropody, physiotherapy and manicures for those who would like it, at an extra cost. Our residential care home takes into account different interests and offers a wide range of activities to keep everyone occupied, we also offer one-to-one room visits to accommodate individual interests. Our Pet Therapy dog 'Thula' also pops in to see everyone on a weekly basis. We want to create a plan for you that takes your preferences, choices and views into consideration.

The perfect facilities

Swarthmore residential care home is an independent care home that has many upgraded facilities. Our four studio apartments can be seen from the house and are situated at the bottom of the garden. The apartments include a kitchenette,, bathroom and open living space- all situated in a beautiful location. Our independent care home works closely with district nurses, Macmillan nurses and local doctors and dentists, to make sure that you get the best care possible.

We care

Here at Swarthmore, we genuinely care about the health and happiness of our residents and take the time to get to know everyone in person. We treat all our residents with dignity and respect, Swarthmore is an extension of your own family.

People and relatives speak highly about us…

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“We cannot thank you enough for your dedication to those you care for and particularly in what must have been such a challenging year – one hurdle after another! You truly are heroes! With our grateful thanks.”

Son & Daughter-in-law of resident

“When we saw mum this afternoon we could not believe how well and content she looked and sounded. She seemed in better shape than when we last saw her in March. Please would you pass on to all our thanks for the excellent care she has obviously had. Great job Swarthmore.”

Son & Daughter-in-law of resident

“Staff quality is second to none. Mum went from being low to bouncing back, she has a new lease of life. She is much happier here.”

Daughter of Resident

“My Grandmother received fantastic care during her 2-week respite stay. The staff are very professional and extremely friendly. I would definitely recommend Swarthmore for anyone thinking about respite/long term care.”

Granddaughter of Resident