Etheldred House, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Etheldred House, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Etheldred House, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Etheldred House is a purpose-built care home, providing nursing and residential person-centred care to adults aged 65+ including those living with dementia.

The care home, which offers long term and respite care is situated in the village of Histon with good access to local shops and a library. Cambridge city centre is five miles away.

Etheldred House is divided into four houses over two floors, Apple, Pear, Cherry and Strawberry, each with its own communal lounge, dining area, kitchenette and bathroom facilities.

All bedrooms are single occupancy with en-suite facilities. The upper floor is accessed by stairs or a lift.

Other facilities at Etheldred House include a shop, a café, a prayer room, a cinema room and a children's play room.

Etheldred House provides:

•        Care and support 24 hours a day
•        Housekeeping including a laundry service
•        Traditional home-cooked meals, using fresh ingredients prepared by chefs
•        Meaningful activities and outings planned through a programme following discussions with the people living in Etheldred House and their families
•        Enclosed, landscaped gardens with wheelchair access

Group: Excelcare Holdings

Person in charge: Santall Horn (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Cambridgeshire County Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 82 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 82

Rooms with ensuite WC: 82

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Separate Dementia Care Unit • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Etheldred 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


Santall Horn

Job Title: General Manager

Joined: 2008


Santall has been the General Manager at Etheldred House since November 2008. Santall began her career in management in 2004 as a Residential Care Manager and has been a Home Manager since October 2006.
Santall holds numerous qualifications relating to care including Registered Managers Award.


Enrica Linao

Job Title: Care Manager

Joined: 2008


Enrica became the Care Manager at Etheldred House in November 2008 and is a Registered General Nurse.
Enrica is responsible for the running of the home in the absence of the Manager.

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