Care and Facilities

Moving home can be difficult for families and loved ones. At Wheatlands we appreciate how challenging this can be for all concerned. Our home is located in the heart of Much Wenlock, Shropshire. Wheatlands in its semi-rural location, gets the best of both worlds; plenty of local amenities yet within easy reach of Shrewsbury, Telford and the beautiful Wenlock Hills.

The home is set in beautifully landscaped gardens to the front and an open aspect to the rear where residents and visitors can enjoy the views of the surrounding countryside. Accessible gardens have a variety of outdoor seating where residents and visitors can relax. 

Wheatlands is a mix of purpose built care home and 1920's grandeur buildings. Opened in 1995, Wheatlands was once a Barnardo's boys' home. 

We provide expert residential care and support for the elderly frail and those living with dementia, who require assistance and support to meet their needs. We also offer respite breaks and have four bungalows for those who wish to live independently but with the assurance of on-site facilities available. 

The home benefits from mostly single rooms and some shared rooms, most of which have en-suite facilities; spacious lounges, conservatories and a well appointed dining room and quiet areas for rest and relaxation. We also have our very own vintage cafĂ© where residents and visitors are able to relax with friends - or make new ones whilst enjoying a cup of tea or coffee and home-made cakes. 

Enquirers can call for more information on the types of care we offer and we are always happy to help. We have a team of staff who can offer guidance and answer any questions that you may have about our home and the facilities we offer. If you are unsure of anything or need any assistance or advice, please do not hesitate to get in touch. We are here to help you make the right choice.

Please see below for a list of care types, facilities and service we provide.

Types of care

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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Care Duration

  • Accept direct referrals
  • Accept referrals from Local Authorities
  • Day care support
  • Emergency placements
  • Long-term placements
  • Respite and short stays
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Facilities at our home

  • En-suite rooms
  • Pet-friendly
  • Step-free access
  • Hairdressing salon


  • Access to kitchen facilities
  • Activity room
  • Conservatory
  • Flexible mealtimes
  • Laundry
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Quiet lounge
  • Relatives meal with residents
  • Sensory garden
  • Special dietery requirements
  • TV lounge
  • Vegetable plot


  • Disabled bathroom
  • Disabled WC/facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Disability awareness/equality training
  • Lift
  • Lifting and handling equipment
  • Nearby amenities (church, mosque, synagogue, leisure centre, park, shops, etc.)
  • Step-free access
  • Wheelchair access within home
  • Near public transport links (bus, train, etc.)
  • Mini bus or other transport


  • Double rooms
  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • En-suite toilet plus bath/shower
  • Furnished rooms and own furniture welcomed
  • Nurse call system
  • Pets allowed
  • Room with garden views
  • Secure access to building
  • Smoke detectors
  • Telephone points can be installed in bedroom
  • Thermostatic radiators

Extra services

  • Chiropody
  • Hair dressing salon
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Physiotherapy
  • Place of worship, visiting faith leaders
  • Residents may retain their GP
  • Visiting support services (GP, dentist, optician, etc.)

What happens now?

Are you ready to discuss your individual care requirements? Pick up the phone and talk to us, book a visit to our care home or come and take a look around our facilities.

New care enquiries 01952 701 899

New care enquiry phone lines are open 8am - 8pm

All other calls 01952 728 497

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Southfield Road Much Wenlock TF13 6AT Get directions