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Francis Court Care Home in Copthorne, West Sussex

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Located in the picturesque village of Copthorne, Francis Court Care Home is one of the premier residential and dementia care homes in West Sussex.

Offering the highest standard of care for older people in a new, modern and purpose-built facility. We believe in delivering a totally personal service here at Francis Court. Our highly trained team get to know each resident as an individual to give them the tools to live the most fulfilling life they can.

We work hard to ensure that every day at the care home is filled with opportunities to be active and engaged, giving the home a real community feel. Home manager Nicola encourages activity-based care encouraging residents to live a fulfilled, independent life in the manner of their choosing. We organise a wide range of activities and events, from arts and crafts to themed meal nights, quizzes and fundraising.

We know how important it is for people to have an environment which looks and feels very much like home. For this reason we encourage residents to personalise their rooms, so they can return each day to a comfortable familiar space. Throughout the care home, we offer all the amenities that our residents might need, televisions, wireless internet, 24-hour nurse call, while still retaining a relaxed, homely atmosphere.  A private telephone line can be arranged for a resident’s room.


At Francis Court, we encourage friends and relatives of our residents to drop by to the care home whenever they like. Our three-storey facility contains numerous spacious lounges where you can share tea or coffee and a chat with your loved one.

We have a car park on-site and reception is manned during 8 am and 8 pm. Due to the care home’s location in Copthorne, West Sussex, we provide the ideal base for a visit to one of the numerous areas of local interest nearby.

All of the facilities we provide are highly resident driven, and in addition to the close communication we cultivate between all of our staff and the residents of the home, we also offer a regular forum for relatives to offer feedback and ask any questions on behalf of their loved one.


Francis Court is a three-storey facility specially designed to cater for elderly residents with a huge variety of needs. Large bay windows throughout the home let in plenty of light and provide a glorious view of the gardens and surrounding area.

The Garden

One of the key features of Francis Court care home is our beautiful garden space which features a fish pond. The garden is a great place for residents and visitors to relax on the patio, enjoy a stroll on our wide lawn or help tend to the flowers. We frequently hold special community activities in the garden, from fetes and fundraisers to visits from the local schools.

Listening to you

Over the past few months, we’ve been chatting to residents’ families to find out if there are ways we can make your visits even more enjoyable. Many of you have said you’d like a space of your own in the home, a place where you can relax and make yourself a drink in your own kitchen area.

So in response to your suggestions we’ve created a Friends and Family room at the home. This special space is solely for the use and comfort of residents’ visitors and you’re free to make it your own and to use it however and whenever you like.

Respite Care

In addition to long-term residence, Francis Court also offers a respite care package. If you’re a full-time carer from home and need a holiday or some time away, we can offer top quality temporary care to allow you total peace of mind while you’re gone. Please contact the home for more details about this service.

Finding us

Francis Court Nursing and Residential Care Home is located in Copthorne, West Sussex – just a few minutes away from Gatwick airport. Have a look our map for detailed directions or send us a message.

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Dementia care
Residential care
Respite care

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Crawley care home has fundraising down to a tea

Crawley care home has fundraising down to a tea

April 10 2015

Residents at Care UK’s Francis Court care home in Crawley brewed up a storm for Dementia UK recently when everyone took part in the charity’s annual ‘Time for a Cuppa’ fundraising event.

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An ‘eggstra-special’ day at Francis Court

An ‘eggstra-special’ day at Francis Court

April 9 2015

Francis Court care home in Copthorne near Crawley kicked off a ‘cracking’ Easter Sunday with a traditional Easter egg hunt, and a visit from Sooty the pony helped to make the celebrations even more special for residents and their families.

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Ex-racehorse Cavallini a big hit with care home residents

Ex-racehorse Cavallini a big hit with care home residents

March 23 2015

Care UK’s Francis Court care home recently welcomed a very special visitor to celebrate Cheltenham Ladies’ Day – a retired ex-racehorse called Cavallini, along with his owner and jockey Emily Tyson.

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Study reveals just 8p in every £10 spent on dementia goes towards research

Study reveals just 8p in every £10 spent on dementia goes towards research

April 16 2015

Pauline Houchin, Care UK’s head of care and clinical services, looks at the implications of the funding disparity revealed by a recent University of Oxford study looking at the four main causes of death and disability in the UK – cancer, heart disease, dementia and stroke.

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