Welcome to Abbeyfield

At Abbeyfield we make time for our residents, and enhance their lives by bringing everyone together in homely and friendly houses that have established great links within their community. This has been our mission for over 60 years and remains at the core of what we stand for today.


Everyone is welcome at Abbeyfield. Wherever you find us, you’ll find we’re warm, open and friendly. Community is at the heart of Abbeyfield, where people come together to share meals, company, and enjoy life. Abbeyfield is more than a home, it’s a neighbourhood, a community, a family.

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Explore Abbeyfield's retirement living options

From Sheltered Housing to Residential Care Homes, Dementia Friendly Care to Independent Living, explore which of Abbeyfield's housing options right for you.

Sheltered Housing

Sheltered Housing

Sheltered Housing, sometimes known as Assisted Living, offers the best of independent living whilst remaining part of a friendly and sociable shared house.

Residential Care Homes

Residential Care Homes

Our Residential Care Homes are designed for those with personal care needs requiring one-to-one support from a qualified carer. Live with the security of on-site staff who are there 24 hours a day to provide support and companionship.

Dementia Friendly Care

Dementia Friendly Care

Our Dementia Friendly Care Homes have been designed to help support residents living with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other forms of memory loss. Our homes offer the same high quality support you’ll find in our care homes with extra support for those living with dementia.

Independent Living

Independent Living

Independent Living is designed for active, self-reliant individuals. It allows you to live completely self-sufficient with communal hubs to socialise and connect with your neighbours. At Abbeyfield we have a great selection of Independent Living apartments for older people across the UK.

Helpful advice

Looking for housing or care can be a complicated process.Make your way through our guides to help you on your journey through retirement. 

From learning more about the types of housing options for older people to brushing up on the latest health and wellbeing advice, you'll find a wealth of information in the sections below.

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Work for us at Abbeyfield

At Abbeyfield, we believe that great care starts with great people. We’re committed to providing a high standard of care, accomodation and companionship to our residents and we’re always keen to hear from people who share our commitment to enhancing the lives of older people in the UK. 

Careers at Abbeyfield

Volunteer with Abbeyfield

We welcome volunteers of all ages and abilities and have countless roles to suit the amount of time you can give. Volunteering roles include gardening, looking after pet hens, befriender, activities assistants, admin support and many more.

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