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Our Background

A care home with a proud history.

Edge Hill is built on the original site of Royton Hall. The hall was owned chiefly by the Bryon, Standish, Percival, Pickford and Radcliffe families over a period of 800 years. Archaeological excavations carried out during 2004-2007 led us to believe that the original hall started out as a small building in the North East corner of the site and was gradually extended clockwise into a rectangular shape encompassing a court yard.

From 1795 it was leased to several tenants by the Radcliffe family and was subsequently used as a school, farm, and sub-tenant lodgings for families. As the town grew many mill managers and owners originally rented room here as did various clergymen and other middle ranking citizens. Poorer families employed by the mills rented rooms at the back of the hall and the cellars. In the 20th century the hall was used a both a doctors surgery and as apartments.

Our Residents

The people at Edge Hill Care Home are what makes it special.

Our residents are friendly, funny and welcoming. We have a number of residents at various stages of dementia. Our residents all come from different walks of life and each of them bring their own personalities and histories to our home. We pride ourselves on being an all inclusive and welcoming care home for all residents.

A homely environment with a rich history

Come to see Alison House for yourself and see what makes it unique.

Our Care

We offer care which is tailored just for you.

Edge Hill offers permanent residential care, planned respite care (bookable up to 3 months in advance), Emergency respite care, hospital to home support for clients medically fit for discharge from hospital but who require further input from community clinicians to prevent a re-admittance to hospital, and day care, available from 08.00 to 18.00.

CQC report

You can view our latest CQC report here.

Read about our philosophy of care for the group.

View our gallery photos to see inside Ashleigh Court House.

Find out about how to apply to join Ashleigh Court House.

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