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Halsey House is one of six Royal British Legion care homes providing expert care for the Armed Forces community and their families, including a specialist dementia wing and day care unit.

Situated within the stunning Norfolk coast, Halsey House is a beautiful home from home for residents and visitors. We’ve created a friendly and relaxed environment to enjoy with 87 spacious en-suite single rooms as well as comfortable lounge and dining areas.

Our dedicated team are passionate about delivering the best care and our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

For more information about Halsey House or to arrange a visit, please call 01263 512178 or send an email and a member of our team will be in touch. 

Halsey House key summary

Everything you need to help you decide if Halsey House is the right care home for you, including the care we offer and our fees.

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If you plan to move into our care home immediately or within the next 3 months, please complete our application form.

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Residents form strong friendships, bonding over their shared experiences of the Armed Forces.

Day-to-day life at Halsey House is always fun with indoor bowls, bingo, tea dances as well as trips to local attractions on the agenda.

There is also a licensed bar where residents are able to relax and socialise with family and friends.

Halsey House provides specialist support to veterans and their families – and our residents often form strong friendships and bond over their shared experiences. This warm and welcoming atmosphere is what helps to make our care homes even more special.

Address and contact


Halsey House, 31 Norwich Road, Cromer, Norfolk NR27 0BA

Telephone: 01263 512 178

Fax: 01263 513 630

Email: HalseyHouseAdmin@britishlegion.org.uk

Application process


Halsey House is available for ex-service personnel and their families.  If you are unsure whether you or someone close to you is eligible, please get in touch on 01263 512 178 or via email.

We know that care home applications can feel daunting, but our team are on hand to support you every step of the way. To register your interest or find out more about Halsey House and the application process, please call 01263 512 178 or  send an email.

If you plan to move into our care home immediately or within the next three months, you will need to complete an application form. Once your application has been received, a needs assessment will take place to help us assess your care needs. This may take place at home or we can also visit you in hospital; providing an opportunity for you to ask any further questions. Your application is dependent upon confirmation of eligibility and the outcome of your care needs assessment. If successful, we will confirm in writing and arrange the next steps, including your arrival date with you.

In some circumstances, we are also able to provide support for those under the age of 65 years seeking care or rehabilitation support. However, we recommend contacting your chosen care home for further information.

Key summary

There are many things to consider when deciding to move yourself, or a family member, into a care home. We've recently put together a key summary document of Halsey House to help you consider whether it's the right care home for you. 

The document provides useful details of the following and more: 

  • Type of care
  • Funding options and fees
  • Admission requirements
  • Trial period
  • Services, including Day Care service
  • Staffing

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Funding options

We accept:

  • Self-funding
  • Local authority funding
  • NHS continuing health care funding

Download our Halsey House key summary and guide to care home fees to find more about the fees and funding options.

Home features

  • Furnished room including bed, bedding, wardrobe, chest of drawers, chair, carpet, TV socket and landline phone socket
  • Four double rooms with en-suite facility including wash basin, toilet, shower and towels
  • Passenger lift
  • Wheelchair access
  • Minibus and other transport
  • Resident's kitchenette
  • Daily social and leisure activities with support to maintain hobbies
  • Shared computer with internet access and skype facilities for resident general use
  • Open visiting hours: family and friends can also join our residents for a meal by booking in advance
  • Landscape garden for residents with seating areas
  • Pets are welcome to visit

Our activities

Quality of life is important to us and we offer a variety of social events and outings in our two minibuses. We encourage our residents to go shopping, pursue hobbies and attend clubs.

We also make sure there’s plenty to do for residents, including indoor bowls, bingo, tea dances and crafts. On Sunday afternoons a visiting chaplain holds a religious service in our main lounge.

In the dining room, we offer a varied menu to suit all tastes as well as special diets. In addition, there is a licensed bar where residents can socialise with family and friends. A variety of lounges are available, offering a comfortable and homely atmosphere.

Who can stay?

Halsey House is open to ex-service personnel and their dependents, including men and women of a varied age.

We’re dedicated to supporting not only serving and ex-serving personnel but the whole of the Armed Forces community, including dependants and carers. This includes serving personnel, or those who have previously served, who have received one day of pay and were aged 16 or over at the time of service.

Prior to admission, we require:

  1. our residents to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (“fully vaccinated” as defined in Government regulations and guidance for England) unless they are exempt and
  2. where applicable, for proof of vaccination to be provided. If you cannot comply with this criteria prior to admission, please contact us to discuss your individual circumstances and your options.

Coming to live at Halsey House is a new chapter in your life, a new address full of possibilities. You’ll share a common bond with our other residents, who each have their own story to tell. We hope it will feel like a home from home, where you decide how you want to spend your day.

Our highly trained and skilled staff team put our residents at the core of everything we do. We aim to make a positive difference to your life, in a friendly, caring and warm environment.

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