Haighfield Nursing Home, Wigan, Greater Manchester
Haighfield Nursing Home, Wigan, Greater Manchester
Haighfield Nursing Home, Wigan, Greater Manchester

Haighfield Care Home is situated in Wigan with the rear of the property overlooking the picturesque Douglas Valley.

The home, established in 1990, specialises in providing nursing care for people and enjoys an excellent reputation in the local community for the quality of care provided.

The service is wholly focused on delivering a person-centred approach to caring for people, with an emphasis on dignity, choice and independence.

The service is provided 24 hours a day by RGN nurses (trained in general nursing) and supported by a highly-proficient care team.

A range of equipment is available to enhance and facilitate daily living, with all rooms used by people having a nurse-call system.

The home engenders a standpoint of encouraging each resident to view Haighfield as their home; with personalisation of bedrooms readily encouraged and any special requests for resident’s comfort being considered.

Entertainment and activities are provided on a daily basis and meet the needs and requests of residents. Entertainers are booked regularly to perform in the home and family/friends are welcome to attend.

Where possible, any specific hobby or activity will be accommodated and trips out are arranged periodically.

Group: N Hussain

Person in charge: Avril Lawler (Home Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 45 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Old Age

Admission Information: No restrictions, admission decided on a case by case basis. Ages 18+.

Single Rooms: 45

Rooms with ensuite WC: 14

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


For accessibility, the home is located on the A49 main road to and from Wigan town centre. It is three miles south of M6 junction 27,and six miles northeast from both junctions 25 and 26. The M61 is also relatively close by and junction 6 is six miles away. The postcode for satellite navigation is WN1 2RF.


People move into Haighfield as their permanent home and it is promoted as such to residents and their family & friends. Accordingly, visits welcome at anytime although the home does however request that visits at meal times and late evening are avoided wherever possible.


The main car park was extended in 2015 and is at the rear of the home. In the very unlikely case that all spaces have been taken alternative parking is difficult but local businesses have been amenable to people utilising their parking facilities when asked.

Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Haighfield Nursing Home: click here

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

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