Westall House

Care Home

Horsted Keynes


Birch Grove Road
Horsted Keynes
West Sussex
RH17 7BS
United Kingdom

Contact the house:

01825 791157


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Westall House is situated in the picturesque village of Horsted Keynes on the border of West and East Sussex. We benefit from stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

Our Care Home accommodates 21 residents in single rooms all with en-suites. The main house was modernised and registered in 1996 for 9 residents and in 1998, a purpose-built extension was added to accommodate another 12 residents.

All residents are encouraged to remain active both mentally and physically through a varied programme of events run by our activities organiser.

  • Residents are encouraged to bring their own furniture and photos/pictures so that they can make their room their own 
  • An overnight guest stay room is available for family and friends to stay if needed
  • 24 hour care assistance provided
  • Varied and nutritious home cooked meals provided by our Head Chef Lynn, who speaks to residents when they move in to ensure that all dietary requirements are met (Alternative meals are always available - as is a cooked breakfast)
  • Wide variety of activities available daily including crosswords, art group, coffee mornings, weekly quiz and evening prayer to name a few
  • Visits from Sue, the local Hairdresser, twice a week
  • Good links with local community 
  • Weekly visits from local Doctor 

We will support you in making your own decisions about how you want to live your life. We recognise the importance of maintaining relationships with family and friends and we support residents in pursuing hobbies and interests by offering a variety of activities from in house entertainment to regular outings.

Supported Housing 

Westall House also has a Supported Housing complex, accommodating 14 self-contained bungalows for single occupancy and 2 double bungalows and is designed for residents who can lead more active and independent lifestyles. Click here to find out more. 

Key features

  • Alarm system

  • Communal lounge

  • Dining room

  • Garden

  • Library

Life at the house

Heather provides all our residents with a wide variety of activities and she is always looking to start more groups and keep the residents interested and active.

Here is a list of the weekly or bi weekly activities that take place at Westall House: 

  • Hairdresser
  • Crosswords
  • Reminiscence
  • Chair based exercises
  • Evening Prayer
  • Holy Communion
  • Quiz Hour
  • Desert Island Discs
  • Talking news of Mid Sussex
  • Film afternoons
  • Knit and Natter group
  • Lynn’s Mini Mart
  • Coffee Morning
  • Bingo
  • Art group
  • Relaxation
  • Music for Health

Heather also arranges the following over the year:

  • Summer Outing
  • Jazz evening
  • Family Fun Day
  • Bond Evening
  • Collectors Fair
  • Easter and Christmas Fairs
  • Fireworks Evening
  • Afternoon Strawberry Tea
  • Family Quiz Night

Click here to download the list of activities taking place at Westall House this month.

Our People

We were thrilled when Westall House achieved outstanding status from CQC in 2018. This is thanks to the amazing team of staff and their dedication to all of our residents. 

Westall House

In The Local Area 

Westall House is situated in a rural setting within Horsted Keynes village, the village and the community is very much a part of Westall House.

Surrounding Westall House we have stunning views across the beautiful landscape.

Local Amenities include:

  • Village Shop
  • St. Giles Church
  • The Crown and Green Man Pub’s
  • Small post office
  • Sheffield Park Gardens
  • Bluebell Railway
  • Bus Service
  • Ashdown Forest
  • Heaven Farm
  • Wakehurst Place
  • Princess Royal Hospital

On the menu

Lynn our Head Chef ensures that all residents’ needs and dietary requirements are met at all times offering a varied menu of nutritious home cooking using fresh vegetables prepared that day.

Lynn has her Level 4 award in managing food safety in catering and is very proud of our 5 star food rating. 

Sample Menu

Breakfast is served to residents in the rooms and they are able to choose from a variety of options including: porridge, cereal, toast, fruit, or bacon sandwich. Breakfast is also served with fresh juices and tea or coffee.

Lunch is served as the main meal in our main dining room where the residential residents and the sheltered Housing residents all come together to eat. The menu is varied and two choices are available each day, other alternatives such as omelet or salad are also offered daily.

Supper is generally a light meal for the evening and again a choice is given to all residents about what they would like with alternatives always being available – The options include soup, sandwiches, salads and cheese and biscuits. 



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01825 791157

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