Where do I start?

Where do I start?

Where do I start?

Moving home is stressful for all of us, regardless of age. Moving to a new home with care can seem like a daunting prospect at the outset, but you can choose to make it a truly positive experience, one which opens the door to new experiences, friendships and opportunities.

The whole experience of moving from your own home and settling in to a new home with care is greatly enhanced if you have made informed choices about all aspects of the environment and care provided. By being well-informed you can be confident that you are making the right choices for you or your loved one and this is best achieved with thorough planning, research and preparation.

Ideally, you have already had your personal care needs assessed by your local social services to establish the level of care required. You may find it useful to contact some of the organisations listed in Further information and resources to gather as much useful detail as you can.

These are among the key questions you need to consider:

  • What funding / financial assistance is available?
  • What suitable care homes are there in my preferred area?
  • What services do they provide?

It is a good idea to take some time reading each potential home's CQC inspection report, as this will give an indication of the standards achieved over several key areas by a formally recognised and independent source.

We care because you care

Let us help you find the right care for your loved ones.

Please contact our ‘Welcome Team,’ Sue or Paul, with any questions about care or to arrange a visit to your local Coate Water Care home. Call: 01793 821200


Coate Water Care truly understand the importance of providing a safe, supportive and respectful environment for the elderly in their seven care homes in Swindon, Wiltshire, Gloucester, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.


Our deep and heartfelt thanks to Coate Water Care, Swindon for their professionalism and caring. Our mother was offered dignity, privacy and support from every single member of staff.

Lynn Pyle and Gary Spencer


Thank you for all your patience and kindness shown to Harry whilst he was staying at Downs View Care Home in Swindon.

Best Wishes Gill