Skelton Court

Ryder Road, Leicester LE3 0116 216 1386

Located in a quiet, residential area on the outskirts of Leicester, Skelton Court is a residential care home with 15 en-suite bedrooms. We provide residential care and support for 15 adults aged 18 or over, who have a range of learning disabilities and complex or high needs, including dementia.

At a glance

  • Staff on-site 24 hours a day
  • Long-term residential care home
  • Integrated and mobile assistive technology
  • Communal lounge, dining area, activities room and garden

The best thing is seeing people get out and about, do things for themselves, and achieve their goals.

Staff member

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.



Within walking distance of the town centre, with shops, leisure facilities and public transport connections.

Accommodation type

Accommodation type

15 fully-furnished en-suite bedrooms in a purpose-remodelled, wheelchair-accessible building.

Communal areas

Communal areas

Large lounge and dining area, activities room, laundry room, bathroom with assisted bath and hoist and large garden overlooking a courtyard.

Safety and security

Safety and security

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

Assistive technology

Assistive technology

Integrated emergency pull cord alarm system throughout and personal pendant alarm available.

Example bedroom at Skelton Court

Care and support planning

Staff draw up a personalised care and support plan with residents using the Life Star model. We 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, and a bespoke nurse call system is installed throughout to provide emergency support when needed.

Tailored care, support and assistance includes

  • Managing personal care and medication
  • Socialising and community involvement
  • Positive behaviour management
  • Building confidence, resilience and self-esteem
  • 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 assistive technology to further promote their independence.

Resident and staff at Skelton Court

For more details, download the Skelton Court information leaflet (PDF 367KB).

Alternatively, if you have any questions about the personal care and support services we provide, please contact us directly.

We would be delighted to offer you advice or arrange an informal visit so you can see first-hand the excellent services and facilities we have to offer.

Skelton Court living space


To be eligible for a place at Skelton Court, applicants must:

  • Be aged 18 or over
  • Have a learning disability with high or critical needs

How to apply

To apply directly, please complete the enquiry form below and ask for an application form. We also accept referrals from Leicester City Council and Leicestershire County Council. All care and support needs will be assessed before an application is accepted.

Since my [family member] has come here he has never looked back. His social skills have improved and he is much happier.

Relative of resident

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