Shaftesbury Place

Marsland Road, Cheltenham GL51 01242 227 818

Located in a quiet, residential area of Cheltenham, Shaftesbury Place is a residential care home. It has 16 bedrooms and 3 flats where residents can receive personal care and support, as well as 9 one-bedroom supported living flats. We provide both residential care and supported housing with care for 27 adults aged 18 to 65, with a range of learning disabilities and physical disabilities.

At a glance

  • Staff on-site 24 hours a day
  • Long-term residential care home and supported housing with care
  • Integrated and mobile assistive technology
  • Communal lounge, dining room, kitchen, bathroom and garden

I get my own home food and I always like it.


The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the national independent regulator of all health and social care services in England. They inspect and monitor care homes, nursing homes and supported housing where personal care is provided and produce reports about them, to help you find a service that suits you.



The outskirts of Cheltenham, with easy access to the town centre with shops, restaurants, a library, Gloucestershire College and public transport links.

Accommodation type

Accommodation type

16 part-furnished bedrooms and 12 unfurnished one-bedroom flats. There is level access throughout the building and garden.

Communal areas

Communal areas

Lounge, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, laundry room and garden. There is WiFi in all communal areas.

Safety and security

Safety and security

Staff office on-site and a secure door access system to ensure residents feel safe and secure.

Assistive technology

Assistive technology

Integrated emergency pull cord alarm system throughout and a hoist system is installed in the residential care home bedrooms and flats. There is a life and stair lift to all floors.

Tenancy agreement

Rental agreement type

The residential care bedrooms and flats are let on a licence agreement. The supported living flats are let on an assured shorthold tenancy.

Care and support planning

Staff draw up a personalised care and support plan with residents using the Life Star model. We can provide 24-hour residential care and support, including personal care, depending on individual needs.

Staff availability

Our highly-trained staff are on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week, giving residents peace of mind that support is always on-hand.

Tailored care, support and assistance includes

  • Daily living skills
  • Managing personal care and medication
  • Maintaining a tenancy
  • Managing finances (budgeting and benefits)
  • Cooking, cleaning and shopping
  • Building positive relationships
  • Managing nutrition and hydration needs
  • Developing hobbies and interests
  • Maintaining health, safety and security
  • Signposting and accessing other services

Additional support services

Residents can purchase telecare technology to reduce their need for support whilst still feeling safe.

Resident and staff at Shaftesbury Place


To be eligible for a place at Shaftesbury Place, applicants must:

  • Be aged 18 to 65
  • Have a learning disability or physical disability

How to apply

To apply directly, please complete the enquiry form below and ask for an application form. We also accept referrals from social services teams from all local authorities across England. All care and support needs will be assessed before an application is accepted.

I was welcomed by the residents. It's a very inclusive place.

Staff member

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