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Wheatlands Care Home

Wheatlands Care Home

Southfield Road, Much Wenlock, TF13 6AT
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Residential care
Dementia care
Respite / Short stay
Lea-Ann Littler
General Manager
For friends and family01952 728 497

Wheatlands Care Home in Shropshire

Wheatlands is a lovely country house, built in 1979 as a Barnardos home, and is set in tranquil landscaped gardens overlooking the Shropshire countryside. Close to the local amenities of Much Wenlock where the ancient Olympics originated, Wheatlands is a 46-bedded care home, offering support for individuals living dementia. who are supported in a perfect environment to live the best life possible.

Dementia Care

The home's specialist Memory Lane Community utilises a careful blend of skills and techniques developed by leading experts in the field of dementia care, incorporating person-centred design in its use of colour and cues to help individuals navigate through the home, whilst thoughtful interior design features, such us adapted crockery and tableware assists with reminiscence. Communities are broken up into separate units with a family feel so people can feel safe and comfortable. Care is focused on independence, dignity and choice, with a person-centred approach. Staffing levels reflect the needs of residents, and people living with dementia are offered a range of activities to help preserve life skills, support interactions and retain a sense of purpose and selfhood.

It is a home from home with lovely gardens and a dedicated team of staff who pride themselves on helping residents to retain their independence with dignity and choice. Our personal approach to care is based on plans agreed with residents and their family and friends to ensure likes, dislikes and interests are always recognised. Our activities team provide a focus for the day and every day includes a choice of things to be involved with if you wish, from baking and crafts to school visits and day trips. The home is a hub of the local community and our friends and neighbours are very welcome in the home to share their expertise and interests.

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Types of care

Wheatlands provides person-centred residential care for the elderly frail and those living with dementia in our Memory Lane community. We provide 24 hour residential care and personal care & support to those who require assistance to meet their care, health and social needs. We aim to continually refresh our services to meet residents' needs and focus on improving and developing the quality of care, hospitality and choice we offer. Staff respect the people we support and aim to make their life meaningful and enjoyable.

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Residential care

Dementia care

Respite / Short stay

Read our brochure 'Enriching the lives of people living with dementia' for more information on our support.
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Read our brochure 'Providing great quality care and wellbeing' for more information on how we're here to help you and your loved one.
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Wi-fi available

En-suite rooms

Digital care planning

Hairdressing salon


Access to kitchen facilities
Activity classes
Activity room


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


Double rooms
Electric profiling bed
En-suite toilet
En-suite toilet plus bath/shower

Our Team

The dedicated and experienced team are passionate about providing quality care to each individual living at the home.

Lea-Ann Littler

General Manager

Welcome to our website, my name is Lea-Ann Littler and I am the General Manager of The Wheatlands.

I have been the General Manager since 2022 and I am very passionate about delivering the best care and life enrichment to the residents of our beautiful home. At The Wheatlands we are very proud of the lifestyle we provide and ensure our residents remain engaged and involved with their local community.

I am very proud to lead such a dedicated team and the passion our team demonstrates ensures the emphasis is always on providing unique individual-focused care based around respect, dignity and choice.

We also look forward to welcoming our resident’s loved ones here, as we feel The Wheatlands has a wonderful family atmosphere to offer with events and clubs that all are encouraged to join. My door is always open for a chat and cuppa so please do come along and experience our “home from home environment”.

our staff

Our staff are like family

At Barchester, we’re cultivating an environment where you’ll have more than just a career – you’ll have a family.

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Barchester’s Charitable Foundation distributes over £150,000 per year to individuals and small community groups/charities across England, Scotland and Wales.

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Life at Wheatlands Care Home

Ensuring that we deliver high quality care to those we support isn’t our only priority here – we also want to offer excitement and, most importantly, to ensure that everyone feels at home. That is why we employ trained staff who are committed to delivering a stimulating activities programme and nutritious cuisine, which are supplemented by services and facilities that are designed to make life here as pleasant as possible.

Food & Nutrition


Our fantastic catering team are always on hand to prepare tasty and nutritious food with fresh, seasonal produce that is cooked to the highest of standards.

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Activities & Events


Our varied activities programme reflects the dedication of our skilled staff, who bring a certain uniqueness to the home, which can&apost be found anywhere else.

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Care & Facilities


Our home is equipped with a number of facilities and features that serve to enhance the lives of those we support.

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What people say about us


Wheatlands Care Home in Shropshire

CQC Overall rating


16 December 2022

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Your next steps to finding care

Our team are here to help you when you are ready to talk about the care and support you need. Please call our team to arrange a visit and come and take a look around our home.

Call our team

Call our team for more information about our care home and to arrange a visit. Phone lines are open 8am-8pm

01952 701 899
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We'll be happy to answer your questions about the next steps for moving into our care home. Send us a message online

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Download our brochure to find out more about life in our care home

Our fees and contract

We want to be as transparent as possible about how we charge for the different services we provide as well as what's included in our contract.

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