Care Homes

Meadow House

Norwich Road, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 8DD

Excellent nursing care provided in a lovely location. The home has a good reputation and includes a young person’s disability unit.

New care enquiry

01206 646646

All other enquiries

01760 725146

Care for multiple ages

Meadow House provides residential and nursing care to elderly people living in Norfolk. The home also has a young persons disability unit and specialises in care for people with multiple sclerosis. The home is at ground floor level throughout and is very friendly – everyone is treated like family.

Service facilities

  • En-suite bedrooms
  • Gardens
  • Minibus
  • Wifi access
  • Regularly visiting hairdresser
  • Sensory room
  • Wheelchair access
  • Garden visiting pod
  • Specialist equipment available
  • Dietary requirements met

Care services

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    Care for younger adults with disabilities
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About Meadow House

Meadow House is situated in the Georgian market town of Swaffham in Norfolk. It is a purpose built, single storey home that was opened in 1989 and has built up an enviable reputation in both the local and wider community for outstanding care and is rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. The home has a lovely mix of residents ranging from 20-82 years.

Extended recently, it has been sympathetically designed to offer a range of single rooms, a welcoming reception area, large lounges, dining room and a separate Activities Centre, all of which are available for our residents and their guests to enjoy. There’s lots of laughter within the home and residents are always the number one priority.

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Activities and entertainment

Daily activities and entertainment are a core part of our quality care at Meadow House. We pride ourselves on offering a diverse, enriching range of weekly activities and entertainment allowing residents to continue to relish in their favourite hobbies and pastimes or to try out something new entirely.

We involve residents in the planning of our weekly activities timetables and offer one-to-one bespoke and tailored opportunities as requested. We’re also passionate about keeping our homes and residents at the heart of the local community, working closely with community groups, schools and other community connections to keep residents involved in local activities.

Some of our regular activities include:

  • Bingo
  • Karaoke
  • Arts and craft
  • MS charity week
  • Trips to town
  • Family events
  • Church services
  • Local school visits
  • Theme days
  • Pampering sessions

Dining is an essential part of the care package we provide to our residents, not only from a general health and wellbeing perspective, but we believe residents should be able to enjoy eating what they want, when they want.

Our chef will meet anyone’s needs and we have a slimming club in-house for those residents who may look to lose weight. Residents’ requests are met and the chef has lots of new ideas, providing buffets and cakes for special occasions.

Our chef fully assesses all dietary needs, including likes and dislikes, allergies. special diets, through to preferred portion sizes and mealtimes. Our catering team prides itself on producing food of the highest quality, using local suppliers to create fresh, homemade dishes each day.


Located just outside the pretty town of Swaffham in Norfolk, Meadow House is a 10 minutes walk to the town centre and amenities. Visitors to the area can enjoy a visit to the garden centre, historical landmarks and a variety of local pubs. The nearby towns of Castle Acre and Kings Lynn offer plenty more attractions.

Health and wellness

The health and wellness of our residents is very important and we work closely in partnership with local health and wellness professionals to ensure every resident is able to lead a full and enriched life. We are able to arrange visits to chiropodists, opticians and other services if and when it may be required.


Our visiting pod in the garden, with its two entrance points, protective Perspex screens, intercom system and a nurse call button, allows us to safely facilitate visits from friends and relatives when our infection control procedures prevent us from welcoming visitors into the home itself.

Our accommodation

Arranged over the ground floor, our 38 bedrooms can be personalised to make them a real home-from-home, and residents are able to enjoy a selection of lounges, dining rooms and well-kept gardens for relaxing, socialising and entertaining.

All of our bedrooms are provided ready-furnished with the essentials for instant comfort, and we happily encourage our residents to bring their own treasured furnishings and belongings if they would like to do so.

Amongst our range of well-equipped areas and facilities, there’s always space for quiet contemplation, or for enjoying the company of kindred spirits, and for relishing in interests and pursuits.

Our beautiful gardens, bordered by flower beds, offer an al fresco setting to enjoy anything from exercise to taking tea.

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      If you will be funding your stay privately, please click here to view our Resident Contract of Admission for Self-Funders.

      If a Local Authority may be funding your stay, please click here to view our Resident Terms and Conditions for a Local Authority Funded Stay.

      Your Local Authority might locate/suggest a care home that is/your Local Authority believes is suitable to meet your care and support needs, that is of a lower cost than our required weekly fee. In this circumstance the Local Authority is unlikely to agree to fully fund your stay if you choose to select our care home instead of the less expensive establishment it has sourced for/suggested to you. In this event, private ‘top-up’ payments will be necessary in order to address the shortfall between our weekly fee and the weekly fee funding available from/offered by your Local Authority.

      An additional top-up payment will almost certainly be required if you select, or we only have available, a non-standard room in the care home and your Local Authority is only prepared to pay for a standard room. If you select, or we only have available, a non-standard room in the care home, the additional cost for that non-standard room will have to be met by top-up payments.

      Owing to the fact that your financial means will have been assessed by your Local Authority, it is very likely that the Local Authority will require private top-up payments to be made by a third party from their own funds. Although the Guidance to the Care Act 2014 states that a Local Authority ought itself collect top-up payments, some require us to collect such payments on their behalf. Should the Local Authority require us to collect top-up payments, we would issue the third party who is to fund the top-up with a contractual agreement for their review and signature.

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