Top 20 Care Homes East Midlands 2024 – Holdingham Grange

The carehome.co.uk Top 20 Care Home Awards 2024 highlight the most recommended Care Homes in each region of the UK. The Awards are based on over 55,000 Reviews & Recommendations received from Residents and Family / Friends of Residents from 15th February 2014 to 15th February 2024.

Holdingham Grange

A 64-bed home providing residential, nursing, dementia, respite and end of life care.

Holdingham Grange

64-bed care home providing residential, nursing, dementia, respite and end of life care.


Holdingham Grange is a premier care home nestled on the outskirts of the historic town of Sleaford, Lincolnshire, offering comprehensive residential, nursing, and dementia care. Set within expansive grounds, this purpose-built facility boasts a luxurious and spacious environment, ensuring that residents experience unparalleled comfort.

Every individual is unique, and at Holdingham Grange, we recognise and celebrate this. Our approach to care is tailored, focusing on personal preferences and needs. Whether you’re settling into your new home or seeking the best support, our dedicated team is available around the clock. By collaborating closely with local healthcare professionals, including GPs and district nurses, we ensure the physical and emotional well-being of every resident.

Following the guidelines of the National Dementia Strategy, our spacious dementia wings are thoughtfully designed to assist with orientation. Communal areas feature points of interest, encouraging meaningful activity. Our care staff, fully trained in person-centred care, understand the intricacies of supporting those with dementia. We wholeheartedly believe in the power of family and friend involvement, ensuring that our residents lead fulfilling lives.

All 64 rooms in Holdingham Grange are en-suite, with some featuring private patio gardens. Ensuring ease of access, the home is wheelchair-friendly with lifts to all areas. Modern amenities include an efficient call system for immediate staff assistance and state-of-the-art bathing facilities. Residents can indulge in a variety of on-site facilities such as bistros, a hair salon, a cinema room, lounges, library, and enjoy seamless WiFi connectivity throughout.

Surrounded by pristine green spaces, Holdingham Grange ensures tranquillity while remaining conveniently connected. Excellent transport links provide easy access to Sleaford town centre and station. Additionally, a residents’ minibus is readily available for outings. Local attractions are just a short drive away, including shops, cafes, Sleaford Museum, historic sites, and the renowned Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum. Those with a desire to explore further can effortlessly travel from Sleaford train station or take a bus from the town centre.

At Holdingham Grange, our ultimate mission is to offer bespoke care, fostering choice, independence, and safety in a warm, homely setting.

Glenholme Holdingham Grange,
Whittle Road, Holdingham
NG34 8YU

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Care enquiries: 01529 406 000
*Phone lines are open 9am – 5pm

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Glenholme is passionate about delivering safe, individualised care and support to promote independence, choice and inclusion. We work hard to provide the support we would want for our own family members. The team at Holdingham Grange is able to support individuals with diverse needs and we support and care for both local authority and self-funded residents.

     Nursing care

    Residential care

  Dementia care

    Respite / Short stay


Wi-fi available

En-suite rooms

Step-free access

Hair salon

Wi-fi available

En-suite rooms

Step-free access

Hair salon


Lounge & Library


Activity classes


Landscaped gardens


Disabled parking

Disability-friendly bathrooms

Lift access

Disability confidence training


Rooms with patio available

All with en-suite facilities

Furnished rooms with TV

Pets allowed*

Call us on 01529 406 000 or message us to learn more about our care or facilities.


Holdingham Grange senior living facility hosts a team of over 60 care professionals as well as our excellent cleaning, maintenance, and catering staff. They are led by our home manager and supported by the wider Glenholme Healthcare Group.

Rebecca Nisbet

Rebecca Nisbet

Registered Home Manager

Rebecca boasts a remarkable 35 years of experience in overseeing nursing homes dedicated to the meticulous care of the elderly. Throughout her extensive career, she has held the pivotal position of a registered manager for numerous homes and has predominantly worked across the country, often taking on the crucial role of a turnaround manager. Rebecca adores her profession, finding profound satisfaction in making a meaningful difference each day.

In her leisure time, Rebecca harbours a keen interest in criminology and forensic science. Reading and gardening also stand out as her cherished hobbies, providing both relaxation and an alternative focus to her demanding career. Not to forget, her two dogs, Pepsi and Minnie, bring immense joy and companionship into her life, ensuring that her days are filled with both professional fulfilment and personal happiness.

Rebecca and her staff team have undergone extensive checks prior to employment to ensure that they have the skills and qualities we require when working with vulnerable people. They are trained in health & safety, basic first aid, abuse awareness (safeguarding), administering medicine, infection control and the care certificate as well as other bespoke training as required.

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Before making the final decision to move into Holdingham Grange potential residents will be encouraged to spend time there to ensure it is the best place for them. A comprehensive pre-admission assessment will be completed which will concentrate on the person’s needs and wishes.

Food & Nutrition

At Glenholme we believe nutrition is crucial to living an active a life. Our chef and his team prepare nutritious meals and snacks throughout the day.

Activities & Events

We believe it is crucial that all our residents are able to enjoy an active life. For this reason, our homes are designed with activity at their heart.

Facilities & Care

We know how important surroundings are to wellbeing of the people we support and we pride ourselves on the quality of our homes.

Call us on 01529 406 000 or message us to learn more about our care or facilities.


​My mother was admitted to Holdingham Grange for end-of-life care. The facilities, staff and professionalism have been superb. This is by far the best senior care facility I have encountered, and I recommend it without hesitation or qualification. My mother could not have found a better residence.

– Dr. D Hager, family member of resident

Holdingham Grange

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