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Nursing home

Wessex House

About Wessex House

Wessex House is a comfortable, purpose-built nursing home located in the ancient and picturesque town of Somerton. The home is near shops and local amenities. The home is furnished to a high standard throughout, and all bedrooms are fitted with a nurse call system. Many rooms have the benefit of en suite facilities. Lift access is available to all parts of the home. Residents and their guests are welcome to use the communal seating areas, lounges and well-appointed dining area. Wessex House has an activities co-ordinator who organises a variety of events and activities for residents to take part in. IT facilities, including wi-fi and Skype, are available for all to use. Wessex House has been awarded the Gold Standard Framework for the support given to people nearing end of life.


  • 55Residents
  • 2Single rooms with en suite WC
  • 53Single rooms without en suite WC

Local authority

  • Somerset

Who runs this service

  • Somerset Care Limited

Registered specialist services

  • Sensory impairments
  • Dementia

Latest regulatory ratings

Overall rating: Good
Is the service safe? Good
Is the service effective? Good
Is the service caring? Good
Is the service responsive? Good
Is the service well-led? Good

Additional care services

  • Convalescent care Convalescent care
  • Day care Day care
  • Respite care Respite care


  • Activities co-ordinator Activities co-ordinator
  • Free parking Free parking
  • Gardens for residents and guests Gardens for residents and guests
  • Hairdresser (maybe visiting) Hairdresser (maybe visiting)
  • Lift Lift
  • Near public transport Near public transport
  • Pets by arrangement Pets by arrangement
  • Patio Patio
  • Phone point in own room Phone point in own room
  • Quiet lounge Quiet lounge
  • Residents kitchenette Residents kitchenette
  • TV lounge TV lounge
  • Wi-fi Wi-fi

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