Stockingate Residential & Dementia Care Home

Stockingate is a 25 bed care home situated in the heart of the former coal-mining town of South Kirkby, Pontefract.

This tranquil location is well served by local amenities like local GP Surgeries, Pharmacy, and is only a few minutes walk from Church of All Saints.

The home has a light, airy and relaxed feel, thanks in part, to the impressive new bay windows to the front.

There is a large TV lounge and smaller quiet lounge available. We also have a separate dining room, although residents can choose to have meals privately in their rooms, should they wish.

The home has wheelchair and lift access, and all the necessary support equipment such as; mobile hoists, bath hoists, stand-aids.

The large secure garden to the rear of the home has seats and a short looped pathway which enables residents, friends and family to enjoy the open space - weather permitting of course!

Other Services
  • Food: Nutritionally balanced meals are provided, in our professionally equipped kitchen, to meet all preferences and special dietary requirements. Tea, coffee, juices, water and tasty snacks are also available throughout the day and throughout the night if required.
  • Activities: A full activities programme is available with group sessions and more bespoke one-to-one sessions available.
  • Religious & Spiritual needs: All needs will be met, so far as is possible, with local religious leaders welcome to the home to conduct services.
  • External Healthcare:  Appointments can be arranged for: Optician, Dentist, Chiropodist, Hairdresser.
  • Laundry: These services are provided in full on site.

You are very welcome to visit our home and have a cup of tea and cake with the Manager to discuss your own specific needs, and learn more about the amenities we have to offer here.

Testimonials & Awards

August 2017
Stockingate recently held a fun day with a 1940's theme with staff dressing up in the style of the period and music and quizes held for residents and staff to enujoy.

October 2016

I am pleased to announce Vicki Harrison has been appointed as home manager for Stockingate care home.

April 2016

I am pleased to announce our new manager for Stockingate is now in post, Amanda Dewes who will bring her wealth of experience to take Stockingate to a new level of professionalism, leadership and continue to improve our care and support to everyone living in the home.

Great British Care Awards - November 2014

Three of our homes had finalists in this years' Yorkshire & Humberside Great British Care Awards, held at The National Railway Museum in York.

Carole Banks of Victoria House was a finalist in the Ancillary Worker Award. At the 11th hour, Care Homes UK Ltd was thrilled to find out that the Activities Coordinator, June Longbottom, of Haven Lodge and the coordinator at Stockingate, were also shortlisted as finalists, in the Care Home Activity Organiser category.

All three members of staff were nominated by Care & Nursing Home Consultants, Wright Care Solutions Ltd.

Unfortunately the awards went to other nominees, but our finalists are all winners in our eyes!

Stockingate Staff Member Charity Walk - September 2013

Kirsty W, a Care Assistant at Stockingate Care Home, was featured in the local press as part of a team raising money for Ward 14 of Barnsley Hospital.

Kirsty and the other participants raised almost £3,000 by taking part in a Pyjama Charity Walk! Well done!!

"We have been in Stockingate for the last two years and its been lovely, management & staff are great, plus we have a wonderful bedroom."
- Colin & Margaret Wright

"The staff are the best at Stockingate, I have been here for two months and I don't want to go home, the foods great and tasty, everyone is made to feel special."
- Brian Howarth

"I had a lovely holiday at Stockingate, the staff and management are lovely."
- Jean Chiltern

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Home Manager: Claire Smith

Stockingate Residential & Dementia Care Home
61 Stockingate, South Kirkby, Pontefract, WF9 3QX
Tel: 01977 648683

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