St Catherine's Manor CQC




01483 531 181

St Catherine’s Manor Nursing Home is conveniently located off the Old Portsmouth Road, a short distance from Guildford Town Centre. Guildford train station is ten minutes away and our local hospital is The Royal Surrey. Local attractions include Guildford Cathedral, Spectrum Sport Centre and Bird World.





We are registered with the Care Quality Commission to provide specialist nursing and palliative care; offering residential, nursing care for those who need 24-hour personal and practical support, as well as respite care to support families and carers.


Very competitive care packages are available with individual fees calculated based on a pre-admission assessment and bedroom chosen


  • Individually tailored activities and outings

  • On-going Palliative Care training

  • Choice of lounges

  • Freshly prepared meals catering for individual diets

  • Hairdressing salon and nail bar

  • Residents’ computer, fully equipped with webcam & Skype

  • Choice of single, en-suite rooms

  • Option of direct dial telephones and flat screen TVs

  • Within easy reach of Guildford Town Centre

Promoting Independence & Freedom

Offering an exclusive, individual lifestyle, St Catherine’s Manor Nursing Home is beautiful Georgian Mansion set in landscaped gardens. Conveniently located close to Guildford town centre, in the quaint village of Artington, St Catherine’s Manor enjoys magnificent views of the surrounding Surrey countryside. Our home has been sympathetically restored to provide luxurious, yet comfortable living. Here, it is our aim to transform people’s lives through the delivery of high quality services in a friendly, home-like environment.

Set in a quiet location, in its own beautifully landscaped gardens, St Catherine’s Manor Nursing Home has a combination of luxurious, single en-suite rooms, and larger, companion rooms for those wishing for company. Many of our well-appointed bedrooms enjoy glorious views of the gardens below and surrounding Surrey countryside. Our residents can choose to have personal, flat-screen TVs with Freeview and direct dial telephones in the comfort of their bedroom.

Using a “person-centred” approach based on leading theory in current Dementia practice, we work with families, to create a Life Story for each resident. This allows us to get to know each individual’s personal history whilst helping to revisit memories and experiences of by-gone eras. This, coupled with the superior care delivered by our registered manager and dedicated team of nurses and health care staff, ensures that all residents receive 24-hour care and support whilst maintaining privacy, choice, dignity and independence.

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Our Team

Our team, consisting of the Home Manager and carefully selected registered and auxiliary nurses, work alongside our doctors and consultants to ensure the best quality of life for our residents. Excellence in the provision of care and services is achieved through continuous training from external experts and quality improvement.


At St Catherine’s Manor, we have a selection of well-appointed relaxation areas for our residents to use. This includes a choice of two attractive dining/sitting rooms where residents can part-take in activities, watch television and entertain guests. Our dedicated TV room, with cinema TV offers multi-function area for film, music and reminiscence therapy, along with other organised activities. Our beautiful, well maintained landscaped garden provides the perfect retreat during the summer months, allowing our residents to pursue gardening and outdoor activities to fulfill a socially active, independent lifestyle. Our assisted bathrooms have the benefit of fully hoisted baths fitted with spa, whirlpool facilities offering the ultimate in relaxation.

At CHD Living we are committed to meeting your personal preferences, choices and needs in the comfort of a fully furnished, private room with en-suite facilities. St Catherine’s Manor Nursing Home offers large single bedrooms comfortably furnished some complete with en-suite shower and toilet. All rooms have been elegantly decorated with co-ordinating soft furnishings and our residents have the option of flat screen televisions with Freeview and direct dial telephones in the comfort of their room. Each room comes with a multi-position, electric profiling bed to aid mobility and enable residents to sit up independently. To make rooms feel as homely as possible, we encourage residents to personalise their rooms with ornaments and pictures. Our residents are also welcome to bring loving pets to stay, by prior arrangement.

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Meals are an important part of our day and dining is designed to be a gastronomic and a social occasion to be shared with friends and family alike. Our chef, who will visit each resident to discuss individual choice and special diets, produces a wide range of delicious meals that are nutritionally balanced and prepared using fresh, seasonal produce. We encourage visitors to stay for meals or enjoy a drink with their loved ones. Meals are served three times a day, either in the dining room or in the comfort of your bedroom. Private dining facilities are also available for families and friends to share meals with their loved ones.


St Catherine’s Manor Nursing Home has a dedicated activity area where residents can continue with existing interests and hobbies as well as discover new ones. Our activity co-ordinator schedules a weekly calendar to include individual preferences as well as a variety of outings, and entertainment to suit all interests, helping to provide structure to our residents’ day as well as offering mental and physical stimulation. We also provide medical, dental, optical, physiotherapy and occupational therapy services which are arranged by referral.

At St Catherine’s Manor you can be pampered in our nail bar, or relax in the air-spa baths. Don’t worry if you’re missing your loved ones, just pop into the Internet Corner and have a chat over the webcam. If you’re searching for long-lost friends, why not surf the world-wide-web, or, relax with a book from our library. You can also choose to indulge in our lively and sociable events; wine and cheese evenings or cookery classes are always a popular choice for our residents, friends and families! We also make the most of our local amenities by arranging regular outings to Guildford town centre and other local attractions.

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I am happy.

I would like to thank you and all your team at St Catherine’s Manor for their kindness, compassion, understanding and friendliness shown when looking after my Mother during the last few months of her life. Only a few days before she died a couple of the residents were talking over lunch about how happy they were in St Catherine’s. Mum was asked directly by someone If she was happy to which she replied ‘I am happy’

Devotion & loving care.

Our sincere thanks.

Following the recent death of my father I would like to put on record our sincere thanks to all the staff at St Catherines. The care my father received was exemplary, ending in a peaceful death among people he knew. We were kept fully informed and involved in planning and decision making, allowing my fathers wishes to be considered and acted on.
We want to thank you all so very much for the devotion and loving care you showed dad during his stay at St Catherines Manor. It was extremely difficult to see him suffer as he did, but knowing he was surrounded by such caring staff who ensured that he was beautifully clean and comfortable offered us.