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Ridgewood Court Residential Care Home in Merseyside

Ridgewood Drive, Pensby, Wirral, Merseyside, CH61 8RA
Residential Care
Dementia care
Respite care

Ridgewood Court is a new residential care home situated in Pensby, Wirral, providing high-quality residential care and dementia care to our residents.

The Penbsy community welcomed Ridgewood Court into the heart of their community when it opened in April 2018.

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Safe admissions into our care homes includes the option for new residents to self-isolate in their own home before joining us.

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Our virtual tours enable you to find out more about life in our care home and ask any questions you may have to a senior member of our team.

Care home features

The residential care home has fantastic features, including an authentic cinema room decked out with luxury seating, soft lighting and movie memorabilia. At the end of each week, our residents enjoy Fizzy Fridays here, watching a film with popcorn a glass of fizz, or anything else which takes their fancy. They also love their monthly cheese and wine afternoons.

There is a hairdressing and beauty salon in our home and our mobile hairdresser visits for appointments with our residents. This room is also used for pampering sessions, with treatments available for both ladies and gents.

Welcoming our feathered friends 

One of our residents used to breed budgies before she moved into residential care, so we have created our very own aviary here so that she could continue her passion. We already have our own flock of Ridgewood Court budgies and have more on the way! Our residents also loved their weekly visits from Brambles the dog, who joins us from Therapy Dogs Nationwide in nearby Birkenhead.

Ridgewood Court has a boutique shop ‘Gifts for Me and You’ (GFMY), selling handcrafted gifts that have been made by artists in the Pensby and wider Wirral area. There is everything from candles and pictures, to jewellery and jams. Our care home receives 10 per cent of the profits of everything we sell, which pays for more treats for our residents!

Care home features coming soon!

We are creating an old fashioned vintage sweet shop and pharmacy in the home. With old jars of sweets and antique scales to weigh them out, this area will be a real step back in time for our residents, many of whom live with dementia.

Ridgewood Court has other exciting new additions on the horizon. We are purchasing a special piece of equipment that simulates a train journey. With screens either side playing out different routes, it will feel as though residents are riding cross country on a steam locomotive! Ridgewood Court is also getting a Magic Table, which has been used in Sanctuary Care’s other homes, including Lake View Residential Care Home in Telford. Staff have been amazed at the joy this table brings to their residents who live with dementia, as they can interact with one another through simple light games projected onto a surface.

Activities and the community

Our home is often complimented for the wide variety of activities we offer and the connections with our local community. Every day, including at weekends, there is a dedicated activities leader on hand to support our residents and enrich their lives.

Ridgewood Court has close links with Pensby Community Association, whom we are holding a joint summer fete within the home’s grounds. We are also well connected to the local primary school, the children of whom regularly come in to give us a sneak preview of special shows and performances. Our residents also attend a dementia tea dance at Heswell Hall. Every week there are regular armchair exercise sessions with a trainer from the local gym.

The team here offer Dementia Friends training for loved ones and friends, as well as people from the local community. Our own residents have even been known to talk about their own personal experience of dementia at these sessions which is very powerful.

Pricing information

It is usual for residents in care homes to contribute to the cost of their own care. Some people have the resources to pay for their care in full, whilst others make means-tested contributions. Our weekly fees are individual to each of our residents and are subject to a pre-admission assessment, which is required to truly understand the level of care and support needed.

Our 2021 weekly care fees for residential care start from £931, but may be in the region of 20% more*, dependent on your care needs and the type of bedroom that is right for you, from our standard rooms through to our premium bedroom options.

*If you require more specialist care such as 1-2-1 support your weekly fee could be higher.

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Facilities at this home


  • Cafe coffee shop
  • Cinema room
  • Ensuite
  • Garden room
  • Garden
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Shop
  • Wheelchair accessible garden
  • Wifi


  • Arts and crafts
  • Bingo
  • Children visits
  • Coffee mornings
  • Fizz Fridays
  • Pamper sessions
  • Quizzes
  • Wine and cheese evenings

Care and support

  • Chiropody
  • Hairdressing
  • Home cooked meals
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Respite Care

Stories from the home

A rainbow crafted at Ridgewood Court.

We are still smiling

Makeshift games of Hungry Hippos, FaceTime with loved ones and family and crafts are a few of the things we are doing to keep smiling.

Sanctuary Care resident Gordon Byrne

5* review

“It is a lovely care home. The staff are caring. The first time when I went, I was blown away. I am so glad my brother is in the care home. It's a joy to visit him in such a lovely place.”

Ridgewood Court opening

The grand opening

Ridgewood Court was declared open in April 2018 by its first resident Vera Grant - who also has a floor named after her.

Bedroom at Ridgewood Court

Your new home

Our home has 60 spacious en-suite bedrooms set across our three floors and we encourage our residents to make them their own.

Ridgewood Court staff and residents celebrating their summer cruise event

Cruise Week!

Marking the close of our Virtual Cruise Week, we celebrated our final day with a 'Back to Blighty' party - such fun!

Cinema room at Ridgewood Court

Let's go to the movies

A highlight of our home is the themed cinema room, complete with a popcorn machine - perfect for our movie evenings.

Ridgewood Court raising money for Cupcake day

Fundraising fun

With the help of our catering team, we raised £105 for Alzheimer's Society welcoming our community to join us for tea and cake.

Ridgewood Court Shop

Gifts for Me and You

Another fantastic feature is our boutique gift shop selling handcrafted gifts made by local artists - from candles to jam.

Care staff

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Ridgewood Drive
Pensby, Wirral
CH61 8RA
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