Gouldings Resource Centre

The Gouldings is a Care Quality Commission registered Resource Centre. It has a highly dedicated and skilled staff team who support and empower individuals to promote their independence in a relaxed, social environment. Our experienced and professional team work towards developing supportive working relationships with our clients, encouraging them to build up and maintain their confidence and self-esteem.

We have a long standing reputation of high quality care which we provide for our clients who have a wide variety of needs. We also work closely with health and social care professionals who will visit on a regular basis or will make visits by arrangement. These include local GP’s and the District Nurses. The Gouldings provides services and support 24 hours a day seven days a week throughout the year.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspected The Gouldings in August 2021 and rated the service as ‘good’.

View our Gouldings information leaflet (PDF, 854KB).

Respite care can be regular or short-term, ranging from an overnight stay to longer periods. The Gouldings Resource Centre has 35 bedrooms, 25 single rooms and 10 double rooms. These are spread over three floors with all being serviced by both stairs and a lift.

Nutritionally balanced meals are provided. These are freshly prepared and cooked on site daily and reflects each individual’s likes, dislikes and dietary needs.

A wide range of stimulating leisure activities including, outings, seasonal events, daily indoor entertainment and the occasional party are also on offer.

There is also the Gouldings shop which offers a range of toiletries, confectionery and other useful items.

Visitors are welcome at the Gouldings at reasonable times.

If you would like to contact the service to arrange a pre-booked visit, call 01983 433192


If there is a need for respite then your allocated social care worker can be contacted on 01983 823340.

The Initial Adult Social Care Contact Team can also be contacted on 01983 814980, for a referral requesting respite services.

Individuals or carers can contact the centres but only if the individual funds their own care.


There is a cost for services provided by the centres.

A social care worker will make a referral will to the Financial Assessment and Charging Team.

The Financial Assessment and Charging Team will arrange a visit with you to discuss your individual circumstances. They will assess your ability to pay towards the cost of the services.

View more information about paying for your care.