Care Home in Retford

High quality facilities to keep your loved ones comfortable and safe

We are an award-winning family-run Residential Care Home in Retford who genuinely care.

At Farthings care home in Retford, we specialise in providing care to older people, care which comes in many different forms. We understand choosing the right care home can be daunting and that it needs to ‘feel’ right, we welcome discussions with our Registered Manager and long-serving dedicated and friendly carers to help aid your decision process. As a small care home in Retford with 22 en-suite bedrooms our team really get to know all residents, understand their needs, and encourage social friendships amongst residents living at the home.

“This is an excellent care home. We looked at three before we put my Granny in Farthings, none of them lived up to their standards”


Our home offers:

  • Residential & dementia care
  • Respite Care
  • Award winning care
  • Excellent staff team
  • Rural location
  • Beautiful en-suite bedrooms
  • Homemade food
  • Activities programme
  • All-inclusive care fee package

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    Our care home in Retford has a team of dedicated and long serving friendly carers that are tirelessly committed to the wellbeing and happiness of our resident’s lives. It’s what our care is all about.

    At Farthings care home in Retford, we believe that people should be encouraged and helped to continue the life they have always had. Maintaining an individual’s right to choose is the foundation of their wellbeing and promotes happiness and contentment throughout the home, not only for our residents but for the families and our staff too.

    “All the staff are very welcoming, extremely friendly and treat residents with tremendous dignity and an enormous amount of kindness.” Relative of resident at Farthings – review

    Why choose Ashall Care?

    It’s easy for a care home to say ‘they care’, but we genuinely do and this is reflected through the kind words that residents and their loved ones have to say about our care.

    Friendly and professional care

    “They went out of their way to get her special equipment and facilities that made her life more comfortable and nothing was too much trouble”

    Engaged and independent living

    “Every resident is treated as an individual and their well being is of paramount importance. I cannot thank them enough for what they did.”

    Health& Well-being

    “The staff went out of their way to cater for my sister’s needs and as a former hospital social worker who has visited many care homes, it is one of the friendliest I have been in.”

    A small care home in Retford with a big heart.

    Our care home has an excellent reputation all gained through over 30 years of being in existence. Our world is the care of your world.
    Many homes talk about a family atmosphere but at Farthings it is truly ingrained in everything we do and has been for generations. We believe that people should be encouraged and helped to continue the life they have always lived. Maintaining an individual’s right to choose is the foundation of their wellbeing and promotes happiness and contentment throughout the home, not only for our residents but for the families and our staff too. From here, we can do wonderful things to enrich the lives of everyone who lives here. That’s what Ashall Care is all about.

    Homemade food, fresh air and ready-made community, activities and events

    Our kitchen is a source of great pride for us. We’ve all heard people say ‘you are what you eat’ well if that’s the case, it’s no wonder our residents are so content here. Understanding dietary needs and personal preferences are all part of the job.

    Being a rural home, we’re naturally in a lot of open space, but our residents can also relax in their own safe, peaceful surroundings in our courtyard garden, with running water, flowers and veg, take a morning stroll around, or simply sit and enjoy the sunshine.

    When it comes to enjoying social time, our residents are used to the fun and games at Farthings. Whether it’s a game of dominoes or cards, or art and craft sessions, or something a bit more lively, they know that every week there will be something going on and by actively involving everyone in the decision-making process, we know everybody has a say.

    Person Centred Care

    Because we want to offer the best support possible to your loved ones at our care home in Retford, we will take time to get to know them, learning all of those important little details that will really help them to feel comfortable and at Farthings in our care. This will allow us to put together a bespoke care plan that will consider their individual needs, allowing friends and family to relax knowing they are in safe hands.


    Want to know more? Don’t just take our word for the quality of care we offer. Why not book a visit to look around our care home in Retford today to meet our staff and see how we can care for your loved one?

    What our team has to say

    Caring is in our DNA. Our senior team come from a long line of caring and this is reflected in how they treat our residents, resulting in a community-driven, family environment in which every individual is encouraged and helped to live their best life.

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    “We get to know each and every one of our residents for who they are”

    Carer at Farthings

    “The management and staff have been and continue to be remarkable”

    Relative of a resident at Farthings

    “On visiting Farthings, you are immediately aware of the happy and calm atmosphere”

    Relative of a resident at Farthings

    Our Care Home

    The Farthings

    With its farmhouse origins, Farthings has always been a family home maintaining that warm, hospitable atmosphere at the heart of our residential philosophy.

    The Farthings house and garden is full of character and beauty and our residents can choose between the safe, secure and convivial environment of the shared areas and the privacy of their own generously proportioned private accommodation. 

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    Ashall Latest News

    News, activities and events going on at Farthings Care Home. Part of Ashall Care.

    We’re HIRING!

    Why not come and JOIN our FRIENDLY and COMPASSIONATE team at our AWARD WINNING care home……

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    CQC Inspection

    We had our first Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection in March 2022 under our new legal entity…

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    If you ask any resident at Farthings what they treasure the most, their response is likely to be…

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