Ideal Carehomes

Handley House

Green Lane, York, (for sat nav purposes, please use YO30 5QX) -01904 221040

Handley House in York opened in May 2019 and has all the finishing touches you would expect from a warm and welcoming home, with luxurious social spaces, attractive décor and freely accessible, secure, gardens. All 66 bedrooms are en-suite, enabling us to deliver person-centred care in a dignified manner, promoting independence as far as possible.

Handley House is more than just a care home - it is a lifestyle choice and the next chapter in your life. 


Our Inclusive Facilities Include:

  • Highly trained, caring and compassionate Home Manager and care team
  • Full electronic care plan tailored to your health, personal and care needs
  • 66 spacious bedrooms with en-suite facilities
  • Fitted furniture, flat screen Smart TV, telephone point and mini-fridge in bedrooms
  • Garden bedrooms also available 
  • Relaxing bathrooms with specialist assisted bath
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the home
  • Landscaped sensory gardens
  • Use of all social spaces including quiet lounges, garden room, dining areas, cinema room, café and tea room


  • Choice of tasty, nutritious, meals available to enjoy in the ambient dining areas or in a more private setting with a glass of wine or beer should you wish
  • Selection of beverages and snacks throughout the day
  • The choice to invite your guests to dine with you 
  • Dedicated Lifestyle Manager and regular Social Committee Meetings
  • Full and varied programme of activities with something for every day of the week
  • Clubs, entertainment and talks within the home
  • Regular shopping trips and larger day trips out of the home accompanied by our staff (any venue admission would be charged)


  • Transport and accompaniment to medical appointments where necessary
  • Local GP service and medication management
  • Annual eye test (treatments would be charged)
  • Annual dental check-up (treatments would be charged)
  • Monthly appointment at our on-site hairdressing salon
  • Regular appointments with our carefully selected chiropodist
  • Selection of newspapers and magazines within the home
  • Full personal laundry service and daily housekeeping
  • Disabled access and lift service
  • Car parking for residents and visitors
  • Lisa Harding, Regional Director

    My aim each day is to know that we have made a difference to someone's life and put a smile on their face.

    Lisa Harding, Regional Director

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  • Rachel McNally

    Working at Handley House is a dream come true – ensuring the best and highest quality of care is given to each resident every day and going that extra mile to ensure they feel happy, safe and comfortable.

    Rachel McNally

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Whether you want to spend the day relaxing with friends and family, reminiscing, taking part in one of our varied activities or joining a trip to a local place of interest, there will always plenty going on to ensure you enjoy your day at Handley House. 


Handley House's Activities Co-ordinators will make sure there is a variety of entertainment and pursuits for our residents to take part in.  We will have regular large parties and events, whether for Valentine's Day, Christmas or a garden party.  


Contact Handley House

Surrounding areas include Clifton Moor, Heworth, Bishopthorpe, Copmanthorpe, Deighton, Strensall, York.

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