Fed220415-186-400Heathlands Village  is a large care home for older people and is part of The Fed which is a leading North West social care charity.

It is situated in the residential suburb of Prestwich in Bury,  Greater Manchester.

Our home is set in a five acre landscaped site with large patio areas and secure themed gardens.  It is surrounded by a picturesque golf course and moorland.

Our main building features a communal hub which includes a bright, contemporary barrista-style coffee shop – The Central Cafe – serving lunches, snacks and refreshments.

There is a modern hairdressing salon, smart village shop, medical suite and light-filled central atrium which leads to the main Balcombe Hall restaurant.

Excellent care

Heathlands Care Home ResidentWe’re proud to offer a wide range of first-rate services including  residential, nursing, respite, dementia and end-of-life care and day services.  These are available for both Jewish and non Jewish older people.

Our staff are committed to meeting our residents’ individual needs, providing care which is truly person-centred and tailored to each residents’ needs and desires.

We want people to enjoy as much choice and control as possible to live their lives as they want.

Heathlands Village is rated “excellent” by Bury Local Authority and has been awarded Beacon Status accreditation under the national “Gold Standards Framework” for end-of-life care.

Out of 66 care homes receiving this accreditation in the north West, Heathlands Village is one of just 16 that have achieved “Beacon Status”. This is the highest possible standard. Only one other care home in the whole of Greater Manchester which has achieved this level.

We are extremely proud of our staff for attaining such a high level.

Our most recent CQC (Care Quality Commission) inspection report is dated 24 March 2016.  Heathlands Village was evaluated as “outstanding” for responsiveness to residents’ needs and “good” overall. You can access the report below.

Exceptional Facilities

A Heathlands Village resident and social care worker enjoying an afternoon out

The Village has many wonderful facilities enabling residents and visitors to enjoy a great quality of life.

These include:

  • Varied kosher menu
  • Room service
  • Religious chaplain
  • Shul (Synagogue) Shul Times March to Oct 2016
  • Regular cinema screenings
  • Hairdressing salons
  • Bright airy activity room
  • Library
  • Village shop
  • Central Cafe
  • Wide-ranging entertainment programme, activities and outings
  • Toe-nail cutting service
  • Volunteer visiting and support
  • Jabadao therapy
  • Music Therapy
  • “Snoozelem” – multi-sensory room
  • Computer suite
  • Medical Suite for GP surgery, physio and optician’s appontments
  • Purple Room Community Cafe

Regular outings are also offered, including simple trips to local shops, visits to art galleries and excursions further afield to the seaside, stately homes and the Lake District.


Culturally Jewish

Heathlands Village is run in accordance with the religious and cultural needs of people of the Jewish faith.  We have a purpose built community synagogue (shul) on the ground floor of our main building.

We observe the Sabbath (Shabbos) and festivals and mark these with special activities, entertainment and meals.

We offer three shiurim (religious lectures)a week.

All food prepared in our kitchens is kosher and under the supervision of the Manchester Beth Din.

We aim to give people as much choice as possible about their Jewish religious and spiritual observance. 

We are happy to accept residents and day service users of faiths other than Judaism or none at all. Read more

Funding your care

If you would like find out more about funding residential care you will find a lot of very helpful information here on the AgeUK website. For information about funding nursing care click here.

You can also contact them on 0800 169 6565 to request copies of their fact-sheets.

For more information about our residential and nursing care please contact our Admissions and Customer Services Manager, Andrea Allinson, on 0161 772 4800 or email andrea.a@thefed.org.uk