Fonthill House Luxury Care Home Our People

Welcome to Fonthill House

Luxury Nursing and Care Home, St Albans, Hertfordshire
Fonthill House Luxury Care Home Our People

Welcome to Fonthill House

Luxury Nursing and Care Home, St Albans, Hertfordshire
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.

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, Care at Home and Care for Younger Adults.

Palliative / End of Life Care
Dr Waites and our nurses are experienced in end of life care planning and symptom control, their aim, to avert a crisis and prevent unnecessary hospital admissions. Yours and your family’s wishes are discussed in detail to understand how you can be kept most comfortable.
Short and Long Term Care
At Fonthill House we are experienced in anticipating changing health needs and unpredictable conditions. We liaise with GPs, consultants and specialists to plan and adapt care as your health needs change. We try to avoid hospital admissions, however if necessary our relationships with the local hospitals ensure efficient discharge planning.
Recover and Recuperate
After a fall, a hospital stay or a medical procedure, a great start to recovery and rehabilitation is absolutely crucial. Fonthill House offers short-term convalescent care: it’s a proven way to get you back on your feet, faster. Fonthill’s dedicated staff deliver the highest quality of bespoke care. Our friendly and welcoming team are experienced in helping with all levels of care, from routine assistance to more complex needs.
Fonthill Care at Home
Fonthill are able to provide care packages in your home, this ensures continuity of your care. We are able to provide scheduled daily visits or live in carers. Our home care packages are managed by our experienced district nurses who are on hand should you require nursing care.
Younger Adults
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.
Caring, with a passion for high standards and attention to detail.

A Carefully Chosen Team

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

Evie McMichael

Evie McMichael

General Manager
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.

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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