Staff at Rivermead are celebrating after our home performed strongly in Your Care Rating 2017, a nationwide survey of care home residents, families and friends. The results show we were given an overall score of 908 out of 1,000 by residents, and 857 by family and friends. You can read the report here

Following significant investment, Rivermead Care Home has a brand new look! The appearance of our home has been carefully designed with the people we care for in mind. Our bright new reception area is the perfect spot for socialising or taking part in one of our many daily activities. Our beautiful new dining room is a wonderful place to enjoy a three-course home-made lunch and our new bedrooms are comfortable and tastefully decorated. Why not take a look at our virtual tour to see our brand new look? Or alternatively, pop in to our home to see for yourself.

Nursing Care at its best, situated between York and Scarborough in beautiful North Yorkshire, Rivermead offers a high level of 24-hour nursing care and provides specialist nursing care for those with illnesses such as Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis. Our Memory Lane Community is a dedicated nursing dementia facility .

Recent reviews of our home on included the following comments: ‘It is reassuring to know how well mum is looked after without us. The management and staff are second to none.’ ‘I am very happy with all aspects of mum's care.’ ‘Rivermead is a very clean, well run care home that provides a very high standard of care. There is a warm, friendly atmosphere and visitors are always welcome.’

Rivermead is situated in Norton, a small town near Malton. The home is purpose-built on one level, is light and airy and is set back off the main road with a sunny paved seating area to the front of the home. With stunning views to the rear, our specialised Memory Lane Community boasts two lovely secure gardens.

Throughout the home our team of highly qualified and attentive staff focus on the individual needs of our residents, with a tailored care plan developed for each person. This dedication can be seen across the whole team, from our kitchen staff with their cooking and hospitality, to the organisation of fantastic activities and events for our residents and relatives.

We have a very loyal staff team at Rivermead with many of our team having over 10 years service. We recently also had staff nominated as finalists in the Yorkshire and Humber Care Awards in the categories of Care Newcomer and Care Innovator.

Please do call into Rivermead at any time for coffee and one of our delicious cakes, where myself and the team will be happy to welcome you and show you just what our home has to offer. Alternatively, please feel free to drop into one of our up and coming events that are advertised both locally and on this website.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Welcome to Rivermead…. voted the best care home in the Ryedale area*

Rivermead - Best Care home in district

*As recommended currently on Britain’s biggest care home review website

Life at Rivermead Care Home

Life at our home is composed of many key elements, not least of all, a dedicated team who strive to deliver high quality care, exciting activities and delicious food for the individuals we support. These services are enhanced by our excellent facilities, which serve to make residents’ time here as comfortable as possible.

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Our team

The team at Rivermead are all committed to creating the best possible environment for residents to live in. Each member of staff from every department across the home is involved in making this happen every day for those who live here.

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Jayne Richardson

Acting General Manager

Hi, my name is Jayne and I am the Deputy Manager acting as General Manager here at Rivermead.

I joined Rivermead in October 2015 as Senior Nurse with extensive NHS and private sector experience working at senior management level in commissioning and safeguarding.

I am an active member of the nursing staff when I am not acting as General Manager, working on the General Nursing and Memory Lane units.

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Our care

Rivermead provides general nursing care and specialist dementia care within our Memory Lane community. We understand that each resident has individual needs that we tailor our care to, so our services are designed to provide the very best care for each person. This is based on personal requirements and preferences, and ensuring those who live at Rivermead maintain as much independence as possible. In our latest CQC inspection we received a 'Good' outcome for 'Caring'.

Types of care

Nursing Care

Nursing care is for people who need a qualified nursing care team available to them 24 hours a day.

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Residential Care

Our residential care is ideal for frail older people that would benefit from additional care and support, but without the need for specialist nursing or dementia care.

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Dementia Care

Our highly skilled team of dementia experts work hard to ensure the highest quality of care, based on the latest research.

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Respite Care & Short Breaks

Whether you care for a relative or are in need of care yourself, taking a break from your usual routine can do the world of good.

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  • Wi-fi available
  • En-suite rooms
  • Step-free access
  • Hairdressing salon


  • Access to kitchen facilities
  • Activity room
  • Flexible mealtimes
  • Internet access/wifi


  • Disabled bathroom
  • Disabled WC/facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Disability awareness/equality training


  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • Furnished rooms and own furniture welcomed
  • Nurse call system
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