Veteran residents in care home

A care home exclusively for the Armed Forces community. 

Set in the popular seaside resort of Cromer, on the Norfolk coast, Halsey House is a beautiful historic building which was used as a hospital in the First and Second World Wars. The residents’ shared experiences in the Armed Forces create a truly unique and supportive community, where everyone looks out for one another.  

For more information about Halsey House or to arrange a visit, please call 01263 512 178 or send an email and a member of our team will be in touch.  

Halsey House Building

Welcome to Halsey House

"We want all our residents to feel at home at Halsey House, and we’re privileged to look after those who have given so much to our country.”

“We’re pleased to be able to provide an expert level of nursing, residential and personal care, and operate a specialist dementia care wing, catering for up to 16 people” 

“We encourage our residents to explore new pastimes, so there’s always plenty to do from indoor bowls, bingo, arts and crafts, to getting out and about to local attractions, events, and shopping in Cromer and Norwich.”

Halsey House Team

Welcome home

Thank you for taking an interest in Halsey House. You can find out more by taking the video tour below – so, come on in and make yourself at home.

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A care home exclusively for the Armed Forces community

Read our brochure to find out more about Halsey House.

 

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

 

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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?

We provide short and long-term care for serving personnel, veterans, and their dependants.

We have a community of men and women of varied ages and abilities. 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.

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. 

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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 out more about the fees and funding options.

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 dependant 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. 

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I like how all the staff show respect towards the residents and there is always lots of laughter Gillian, Halsey House resident
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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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