Astbury Mere


Newcastle Road, Astbury, Congleton Cheshire CW12 4HP
New resident enquiries 01260 296 779
All other enquiries 01260 296 789

Bordering the historic mill town of Congleton and the delightful village of Astbury in the heart of East Cheshire, Astbury Mere enjoys a truly enviable position. Whilst only a few minutes drive from the centre of town, the home enjoys a leafy setting adjacent to the natural open beauty of Astbury Mere Country Park. Astbury Mere is also less than 20 minutes away from Biddulph, Kidsgrove and Sandbach.

Opened in 2010, Astbury Mere provides 24 hour residential, nursing, dementia and respite care for the elderly in an elegant and spacious home incorporating numerous thoughtful and practical features which ensure Astbury Mere is able to meet the changing needs of its residents.

Our expertly trained and professional staff are dedicated to the care, comfort and dignity of all our residents, with special emphasis given to promoting independence, privacy, respect and wellbeing.

All residents benefit from living in a caring environment with generously appointed private bedrooms with en suite wetrooms, and plentiful communal living areas including sitting rooms, restaurants, a hairdressing salon, an activities room and a private dining room for special family occasions.

In keeping with our unique and award winning leisure and wellness philosophy, our residents also benefit from our private and secure landscaped gardens for peaceful relaxation, gardening and if the weather permits, gentle exercising.

All of us at Astbury Mere are confident we are one of the leading care homes in Cheshire. We would be delighted to show you our home, and should you decide to visit us, you will see the difference Astbury Mere makes to the lives of our residents and families.

To arrange a visit, please either call our home manager, Emma Harding, or, if you prefer, simply send us a message.

9.28 out of 10 review score

Activities - Join us!

Below are a selection of upcoming and past activities at Astbury Mere. For the full listing, please click here.

Elvis Evening

Friday 5th May 2017 - Time tbc

Back by popular demand we will be holding an Elvis evening. Great fun and good food, book your places before they go!

Musical Moments

TUESDAY 2ND, 16TH & 30TH MAY - 3.30pm

Enjoy this interactive, stimulating music session, bursting with energy. Reminiscence and gentle chair based exercise for all abilities.

Ministry 4 Sport

FRIDAY 12TH & 26TH MAY - 11.00am

This seated exercise session focuses on coordination, balance and judgment. For all abilities.

Mary Deville

Friday 26th May 2017 - 2.30pm

A series of three shows on film musicals covering the 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s. Each show contains news items, adverts etc relating to the specific decade. Shows include poetry, verse, music and song, special features and quizzes to encourage interaction. The more audience participation the better!

All this is happening as well as our regular groups. Contact us today on 01260 296 789 to find out more about these upcoming events and activities or why not suggest an activity yourself!

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News & Events at Astbury Mere

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Poetry in Motion

Date posted: 10th April 2017

Astbury Mere was recently asked to take part in the National Memory Day Creative Writing Competition, a flagship event of Dementia Awareness Week 2017. We were tasked with creating a poem with the help of a local poet and we were delighted to be able to enlist the help of John Lindley, Cheshire Poet Laureate. […]

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Success at NAPA Awards 2016

Date posted: 7th November 2016

Truly a team effort – huge congratulations to all the hardworking and dedicated staff who have picked up the Best Activities Team Development Award 2016 in the prestigious NAPA Awards. This is a particularly special award, as it recognises some of the life-affirming activities we provide for our residents. It also demonstrates the way everyone […]

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Astbury Mere’s Jennifer Clarke highly commended in NAPA Awards

Date posted: 28th October 2016

Astbury Mere’s Leisure and Wellness Coordinator Jennifer Clarke has been recently Highly Commended in the NAPA (National Activity Providers Association) Awards, in ‘Best Activity Provider Award’. Jennifer, who has been at the home in Congleton for five years, was described as a ‘unique and special coordinator’ in her commendation. She has such passion for promoting […]

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