To help you make a more informed decision about choosing a retirement village, here is a brief description of some of the larger companies that offer properties in retirement villages around the UK.
Audley Retirement Villages
Audley offers 12 retirement villages around England, from Yorkshire to Devon, with three more in development. It also offers care at home services.
McCarthy and Stone
McCarthy and Stone have retirement properties all over the UK. They offer retirement apartments, assisted living apartments and a range of care and support services.
There are around ten villages built by Retirement Villages and spread across the Home Counties, the south west and the east of England. Most properties offer independent living only, but some sites also offer residential care, nursing care and specialist dementia care.
Owned by Bupa, Richmond Villages offers luxury homes in five retirement villages for people aged over 55. Two of the sites have spas and the company has two further villages in development. It also offers care at home services, plus a residential care home and specialist dementia care.
- What are retirement villages?: more information on retirement villages.
- Top 10 considerations before choosing a retirement village: the most important things to consider when choosing a retirement village.
- Useful websites and organisations: links to the websites for these retirement village companies and other help.
Page first published: September 2015
Next review due: December 2016