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Fonthill House Luxury Care Home Our People

Care Home with Nursing in
St Albans

Welcome to Fonthill House Specialist Care Home

Caring, with a passion for high standards and attention to detail.

A Carefully Chosen Team

Dr Louisa Waites talks about benefits of a GP at Fonthill House.

The whole team at Fonthill House are here to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay. The nurses lead the clinical team fully supported by the nursing assistants and care assistants. We have a hospitality team, housekeeping team, maintenance team and an activities team.

Everyone is employed for their naturally caring attitude and then fully trained in the “Fonthill way”. Testament to everyone’s dedication and hard work is the high number of thank you cards received.

Dr Louisa Waites

Dr Louisa Waites

Resident GP

Caroline Bishop

Caroline Bishop

Director of nursing

Mei McIvor

Mei McIvor


Rated Outstanding by CQC

Fonthill House has been awarded Care Home of the Year by The Gold Standards Framework.

Lola in the Art Studio at Fonthill House

Lola in the Art Studio

Fonthill House, St Albans

A Different Quality of Care

Fonthill House is a purpose built care home in St Albans, Hertfordshire with a unique and revolutionary ethos. Family-owned and family-run, we have a passion for care and believe that all our residents deserve the best of everything.

We have set new standards with our care home and home care services, both being rated “Outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission.

Care Home Services

Care Services

Care is at the heart of what makes ‘The Fonthill Difference’. We offer Palliative / End of Life Care, Short and Long Term Care, Recover and Recuperation Care and Care for Younger Adults in St Albans, Hertfordshire.

Living Life at Fonthill House
Deciding whether to come to a care home either for a long or short stay can feel a little daunting. At Fonthill House, we believe that this should be a positive choice that enhances every aspect of your life at a time when you need some extra help.
Rehabilitating at Fonthill House
Returning home after a spell in hospital can be a difficult and stressful transition. If you have had surgery, are recovering from a fall, have had medical procedures or treatments for cancer, we can help you focus upon what you need to do physically and emotionally so that you are back to doing what you want to do as quickly as possible.
End of Life Care at Fonthill House
Being a resident at Fonthill is all about living the best possible life with the support, stimulation and care that is necessary to keep you being you! We believe that to live well is also to die well. Towards the end of life, we do all that we can to uphold your dignity and to care for you in a way that you consider appropriate, culturally and spiritually.
Younger Adults at Fonthill House
We are a home for anyone over the age of 18 who requires nursing or residential care, long or short stay. Our team have gained an excellent reputation for caring for older adults and we are delighted to be able to provide the same high standards for younger adults too.
Home Cooking at Fonthill House St Albans

Freshly Prepared Every Day

Fonthill House Cuisine

Real Home Cooking & Appetising Menus

Included in our holistic approach at Fonthill House, is restaurant quality food prepared by our team of chefs. Everything is freshly prepared each day and we source as much produce as possible from St Albans and the surrounding area. 

We work with dietitians and nutritionists to create appetising menus which can be tailor-made for each guest. Freshly caught fish, the finest meats, nutritious smoothies and juices all help to improve well being, health and vitality.

Fonthill House Activities


From wine & canapés at 400ft to playing piano at the Ritz, Fonthill House goes the extra mile to ensure our residents enjoy their stay. A trip to the London Eye, tea at the Ritz, weekly drinks at St Michael’s Manor — Fonthill House is no ordinary care home. High profile visiting speakers, yoga and art classes are all just part of our full weekly programme of events.

Fonthill House St Albans Activities

A Trip to the London Eye

“Never have I seen old people treated with such patient care and love… I was seriously impressed.”

Martha Holmes – BBC Producer