Meadowyrthe is a residential care home in Tamworth, Staffordshire, catering for up to 31 adults over 65 with dementia. The home also has 10 respite beds for planned or emergency use.

Meadowyrthe is located in a residential area with shops and transport links close by. A short bus ride will take you into the Tamworth Shopping Centre with library and cafés. Comfortable, well-equipped facilities and a dedicated, qualified team of staff mean that the resident’s individual needs are met. Communal areas include large lounges, dining rooms, conservatory and quiet areas all of which contribute to a homely and friendly atmosphere. Hairdressing services are also available on site. Large gardens surround the service.

Meadowyrthe uses the Eden Alternative, an approach that focuses on improving the aging experience by engaging residents with plants, animals and children. Many activities are offered within the scheme, with a flexibly structured programme designed to accommodate individual interests and personal hobbies.


  • 41 individual bedrooms
  • Assisted bathrooms
  • Four lounges
  • Four dining rooms
  • Activity lounge
  • Well equipped kitchen that can provide meals for all tastes and dietary needs
  • Laundry room
  • Conservatory
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Regular chiropody.

Operating hours
Residential, with staff on site 24-hours a day.

Care provision

  • Residential care home for 29 adults over 65 diagnosed with Dementia
  • 12 respite rooms with en-suit for planned or emergency use.
  • Residential care home for 31 adults over the age of 5 diagnosed with Dementia.
  • 10 Respite Rooms with En-Suites for planned or emergency use

Getting a placement
All referrals are made via the Older Adults team at Staffordshire County Health and Social Care Departments. Admissions are planned with the service user and their family, carers and associated professionals. Information obtained helps to form an initial care and support plan, which is regularly reviewed and amended.

Service users will have their income assessed and those with capital above the government threshold may be required to make a contribution towards care. Please ask your social worker for more information on care funding.

Manager: Karen Badger 

Telephone: 01827 66606

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