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
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)
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 (cqc.org.uk)
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.
Paying for care for more information.