Services offered at this site:

A co-located service with a Learning Disabilities Short Stay facility known as Woodbury Short Stay.

Offering short stay provision to customers either on a planned, unplanned, emergency or convalescence basis. Some examples of why people come to us could be:

  • Regular respite for carers/ families to have a break.
  • Temporary stay due to house renovations, awaiting equipment, homecare services to start.
  • Following time in hospital and there is a need for a period of recovery (convalescence).
  • Following urgent and/or unforeseen situations which require customers to vacate their own homes immediately or to keep them safe. (Emergency)
  • Holiday for their own benefit.


We are a ‘home from home’ service and aim to promote and support our customers to maintain their independence as much as possible when they come in on a short stay. Some of the areas of the care/ support we offer include:

  • Personal care – (Bathing, toileting)
  • Meals and Nutrition
  • Medication Management
  • Activities & Social Stimulation
  • Ongoing monitoring and assessment of our customers
  • Advice, Information and Signposting to other professionals/ services
  • Liaison with other services like district nurses and social workers
  • Detailed assessment can also be provided if required.





Facilities on site:

27 x bedrooms with full shower en-suites. 26 of these are single and one twin.

One assisted Parker bath.

The Bistro – family bistro open to the public.  Customers staying with us will receive 3 cooked meals a day provided in the Bistro, along with a supper and snacks as required.

Hair by Michelle – salon open to the public

Staff call system for customers to alert/communicate with staff.

Information, Advice and Signposting

Specialist equipment on site.



Car park available on site for visitors and staff

Disabled parking at the main entrance.


Find details of Elmhurst's CQC report here.


Quotes from people who services at this site:

“Thank you for all your care and kindness. I have been very happy here and will be sad to say goodbye.” (customer: AR)

“Thank you for looking after mum so well. It’s a relief to know she’s safe when I’m away.” (customer: carer of PC)

“Thank you for all the care and support you gave my dad and my family over the last couple of months before dad sadly passed away. You went above and beyond to help and support us and it was much appreciated.” (family of customer JR)

“I wish to thank you all for the care you gave us both during my wife’s stay. I will never forget how you “put up” with me. We will never forget you all and the blessings you gave us.” (customer and carer JL)

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Location details

Elmhurst Short Stay Service,
Whalley Road,
M45 8WZ
0161 253 6838
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