About the property

Downing house is a residential care home, offering a high quality for care for up to 25 people in 25 single rooms (14 en suite). Downing House is purpose built, with a recently refurbished lounge and a comfortable, homely atmosphere. Our experienced staff have a reputation for being friendly and welcoming.

The gardens are newly re-designed following a consultation with both residents and their families, with improved access for those with restricted mobility.

Residents are encouraged to bring their own furniture and decorations in order to make their rooms as homely as possible. 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 outings. 

Key features

  • Alarm system

  • Communal lounge

  • Dining room

  • Garden

  • Internet access

  • Lift

  • Laundry facilities

  • Wheelchair accessibility

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01614 348717

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Meet our staff

At an Abbeyfield care home, our fully qualified staff create a care plan tailored to each individual's needs. The staff at Abbeyfield totally understand the needs of those who now find it difficult to cope at home without assistance.

Abbeyfield care homes each have their own individual style which our staff nurture by offering residents a personalised approach to their care, with security, independence and happiness at the heart of what they do.

This person-centred approach means all residents are respected as an individual and treated with dignity.



Gill Maharjan

- Care Manager

Gill Maharjan has a wealth of experience of managing services in the fields of mental health and older persons. Although she currently lives in Manchester Gill has also lived in Kathmandu, Nepal.



We offer opportunities for residents to partake in a number of activities and events. We understand the importance of our residents emotional and physical well-being and keeping active and enjoying later life is crucial to this.

Our staff will always do their best to involve all residents and cater for any restrictions they have.

We offer a variety of activities including: 

  • Transformation Tuesdays – It’s make over time!
  • Music for health – biweekly movement to music
  • Indoor bowling
  • Gardening
  • Mug decorating
  • Cake decorating
  • Reminiscence
  • Parties! 

Contact the house

01614 348717

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14 Swinbourne Grove
M20 4PP
United Kingdom


01614 348717