Residential Care

What does it do?

The care can be for a single short period after a spell in hospital or serious illness.
It can be for a short period whilst the carer is on holiday or needs a break.
It can be arranged on a regular basis if this will enable the person to remain at home longer.
It can also be on a permanent basis
We also offer a good neighbourhood scheme where you can spend part of the day in the home and join in activities. There is a charge for meals taken. The homes do not supply or pay for transport to and from the premises

Who it is for?

Social Services Division provide residential care for older people who are experiencing difficulty living at home.

Where it is available?

Local service (Isle of Man).

What it costs:

The current rate is £421.75 per week, plus any Attendance Allowance or Disability Living Allowance you are in receipt off. It is reviewed every April of every year. You may be entitled to financial help, you should discuss this with your social worker before you enter the home.

How to access or apply for it:

You should contact one of the following:-

  • Duty Social Worker (01624) 686179
  • Your regular social worker, if you have one. If you do not have a social worker, one will be appointed to you.

Additional information:

You will have your own centrally heated room with a call button for emergency use and staff available 24 hours a day. You will be offered a choice of meals 3 times a day and the facility to make drinks or snacks whenever you want. Should it be necessary, staff are available to assist you to dress, bath, move around and assist with your meals.


Info last updated:

Town Hall, Ridgeway Street, Douglas, Isle Of Man, IM99 1AD