Home Manager Tina Rowley and the Victoria House Team celebrate their top 20 care home recommendation award from care
Tina Rowley Home Manager and the team of Victoria House celebrating a top 20 care home  recommendation award from
Recommended top 20 home Yorkshire 2017Victoria House Residential & Nursing Home

Fbruary 2021 

Victoria House is a 30 bed care home nestled next to St James' Church in the small village of Ryhill, Wakefield.

The home provides residential and nursing care for older people with a wide range of care and multi-complex, high dependency nursing needs.

Victoria House is very much a family, and is a strong, central part of the local community. The home is lovingly furnished in a traditional style, and offers safety, calmness, tranquillity and a homely feel.

There is a large TV lounge, smaller quiet lounge and lounge/conservatory. There is also a new recently refurbished (Oct 2014) dining/conservatory area.

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

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.

To visit our home, view the amenities we have to offer and discuss your needs, please call in for a cup of tea and a chat with the Home Manager.

Testimonials & Awards

Well done Victoria House inspection outcome February 2021 Good rating with CQC

April 2016

I am pleased to announce that both Haven Lodge and Victoria House following recent CQC inspections are now both rated as good green homes. Well done Kim and Tina and all of the teams who work in both homes.

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.

Care Award Nomination for staff member - October 2014

Domestic Housekeeper, Carole Banks, of Victoria House Nursing Home, Ryhill, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Ancillary Worker Award at the Yorkshire & Humberside Great British Care Awards.


Nominated by Care & Nursing Home Consultants, Wright Care Solutions Ltd, Carole was invited for interview by a panel of industry experts. Ms Banks has recently led the home in achieving a 98% score at their recent Infection Control Inspection.

Following the news that she had been shortlisted, Ms Banks explained; ‘It was a huge honour to be nominated and I’m very thankful to Wright Care for acknowledging, not just my hard work, but the team’s hard work as well’.

Home Manager, Tina Rowley, praised Carole's commitment to high standards and concurred with her view that it was a team effort; she thanks Domestics Gemma and Sandra, and Senior Carer/Infection Control Link Worker, Jane, for their contributions.

The final will be held at The National Railway Museum, York on 31st Oct 2014.

Victoria House is perfect (almost!) - August 2014

Victoria House has just achieved 98% at its recent Infection Control Inspection.


Congratulations to Tina and the team for your continued hard work and commitment to Infection Prevention & Control.

"This home is excellent it provided such excellent care for my mum and at her death she was treated with such love, care and dignity which made the whole process so much nicer to deal with. The home was home from home you are made so welcome and treated with so much care very professional, outstanding home."
Julie W (Daughter of resident)

"We feel that we were so lucky to find this home to care for mum. We couldn't fault the wonderful care mum received at Victoria House and I attend a weekly coffee morning there and help anyway I can."
Margaret G (Daughter in law of resident)

"The management and staff were excellent they were always approachable, professional and had empathy with all family members. My mother in law was treated with dignity at all times."
Tracy W (Daughter in law of resident)

"Victoria House is immaculate lack of urine smells staff are so caring and considerate its a pleasure to visit."
B R (Brother of resident)

"I would recommend this home to anyone who cares about their own family. Manager, nurses and carer alike, down to earth, most caring and attentive people I have had the pleasure to meet."
Carol W (Daughter of resident)

"The kindness, care and love that my mum received was exceptional. The love and kindness was extended to all family members, the team are amazing."
M F (Daughter of resident)

"My mum is cared for by a team of wonderful hardworking and dedicated staff who always put the needs of the residents first. My experience of Victoria House is one of a well run warm welcoming establishment."
Jackie E (Daughter of resident)

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Home Manager: Tina Rowley

Victoria House Residential & Nursing Home
2 Nostell Lane, Ryhill, Wakefield, WF4 2DB
Tel: 01226 727179

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