Bedford Charter House, Bedford, Bedfordshire
Bedford Charter House, Bedford, Bedfordshire
Bedford Charter House, Bedford, Bedfordshire

Bedford Charter House is a purpose built care home with a warm, friendly and homely atmosphere. Unlike many care homes, Bedford Charter House is proud to have a reception service which is operational during office hours.

The care home offer a wide range of activities to meet the needs of all residents to help stimulate and entertain them during their stay with us. Bedford Charter House can accommodate a number of residents and provide respite and day care facilities.

All of the rooms have en-suite wet room facilities, a TV, telephone point and Wi-Fi. Although residents can bring their own furniture, all the rooms are fully furnished.

Bedford Charter House is within walking distance to the local town centre, corner shops, post office, doctor's surgeries and churches.

Owner: Bedford Citizens Housing Association Ltd

Person in charge: James Batchelor (Head of Care Services)

Local Authority / Social Services: Bedford Borough Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 72 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age • Physical Disability

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Hearing Impairment & Deafness • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): Polish

Single Rooms: 72

Rooms with ensuite WC: 72

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £643 – £854 (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Bedford Charter House to find out the exact price for your requirements.)

Facilities & Services: Day Care • Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Bedford Charter House: click here

* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.

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Staff Profiles


Richard Hendricks

Job Title: Catering Manager

Joined: 2016


The manager of our catering services Richard manages all aspects of catering at Bedford Charter House.

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James Batchelor

Job Title: Head of Care Services

Joined: 2015


James Batchelor joined BCHA in October 2015 as the new Care Home Manager. James has a long career in the care sector and has successfully risen through the ranks in a short space of time. Before joing BCHA, he was the manager of a similar sized Care Home in London. James thrives on meeting the challenges and excitement that come with running a brand new Care Home.


Marie Taylor

Job Title: Chief Executive

Joined: 2017


Marie joined BCHA in February 2017 following a long and interesting career at BPHA as Head of Supported & Retirement Housing. Marie brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge; she believes that BCHA has a very strong staff team and Board who are enthusiastic about what the organisation does and the role they play in delivering great places to live and high quality care and support to residents who need it.
Marie joins BCHA as it celebrates 60 years of delivering excellent quality services to Bedfordians and is looking forward to continuing with these high standards. Marie is also keen to continue to invest in BCHA’s homes and to seek to develop further homes which will support and care for the citizens of Bedford.

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