Care Homes

Care homes are places to live with other people where staff provide care and support for people who cannot live independently

Halton Borough Council manages five of the adult care homes available in Halton:

Name of home


Number and type of beds

Contact number

Madeline McKenna Care Home

Haddon Drive, Widnes, WA8 9DY

23 residential beds

0151 424 5272

St Luke’s Nursing Home

Palacefields Avenue, Palacefields, Runcorn, WA7 2SU

56 dementia nursing beds (over 65 years)

01928 791552

St Patrick's Nursing Home

Crow Wood Lane, Widnes, WA8 3PN

40 dementia nursing beds

0151 495 3593

Millbrow Care Home

Widnes, WA8 6RT

43 beds general nursing and dementia nursing

0151 420 4859

Oak Meadow Intermediate Care

Peelhouse Lane, Widnes, WA8 6TJ

29 beds – 19 Intermediate care and 10 transitional care

0151 511 6050

There are also a number of other care homes in Halton run by private providers.

All care homes are registered with and inspected by the Care Quality Commission to make sure minimum standards are met. You can ask the care home for a copy of their most recent CQC report, or look on the Care Quality Commission website where all reports are published: Search Results - Care Quality Commission (

Information on the CQC ratings of the council run homes can be found here:


Will I have to pay?

You may have to pay some or all of the care home fees; the amount will be determined by a financial assessment.

See Paying for care for more information.

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