Abbey House

Welcome to Abbey House, the future of dementia care in Swindon

Welcome to Abbey House - front entrance

Call today on 01793 987730 to arrange a visit 

We are delighted to welcome you to Abbey House, a purpose-built care home located in the St Andrews Ridge area of north Swindon. Abbey House is dual registered to provide both nursing and residential care.

Our ambition is for the home to become a centre of excellence in the provision of elder and dementia care. We aim to achieve this through providing a specialist service for 73 people with a particular focus on the dementia spectrum, from those who are physically active, to people who may have medical conditions complicated by living with dementia and those who require end of life care.

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Facilities at Abbey House

  • Abbey House has 73 bedrooms located in six separate areas over three floors. All bedrooms have en-suite shower rooms

Abbey House Bedroom Abbey House en-suite bathroom

  • Each of the six areas has its own communal lounge and dining room to enable more family-style communities, which also provides space to eat and relax in.

Abbey House communal lounge

Abbey House communal lounge

  • The facilities have been developed in line with Stirling Dementia Standards, which is a framework of standards that ensure the needs of those living in the home with dementia are met. Examples include ensuring that beds are positioned so residents can see bathrooms and mood-appropriate lighting.
  • Ground floor rooms have access to the landscaped communal gardens

Abbey House exterior gardens

  • On the first and second floors special 'grassed' balconies have been created to bring the outside in

Abbey House balcony garden

  • Other areas include activity rooms, hairdressing facilities, and assisted bathrooms.

Abbey House Hair Salon

Abbey House Assisted Bathroom

  • On the ground floor a coffee shop will be available with an aim to create a community café space.

Abbey House cafe area

  • Specific quiet areas have been built in to enable community involvement, combat isolation and offer a good quality of life for residents.

Abbey House quiet area

  • The entire building will be equipped with wi-fi, a Nurse Call system and secure door entry to manage the safe care and support of our residents.
  • ‘Person Centred Software’ will be used across the home to enable care teams to carry out real-time record keeping, helping reduce the administration burden on care staff to enable them to provide a better level of care.


Call us on 01793 987730 to arrange a visit and find out more or email


Find us: Abbey House, 40 Richardson Road, Swindon SN25 4DS

Abbey House map

Download the Abbey House brochure to read more about the services on offer (PDF). 


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