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about us

Nightingale Hammerson is an independent charity and a leading specialist in the care of older people. We have served the Jewish community since 1840.

We know the importance and emotion that is placed on making a decision to move to a care home, either for yourself or for the one you love.

These pages will give an insight into our wonderful community and will enable you to learn more about our exceptional care and array of engagement programmes, giving everyone the opportunity to become involved.

Nightingale Hammerson comprises two care homes, Nightingale House in Clapham and Hammerson House, Wohl Campus, in Hampstead.  Our homes are welcoming, warm and comfortable but they are also a hive of activity and enjoyment.   The care we offer is exceptional and our individually tailored approach to care offers a home-from-home for residential, nursing, dementia, respite and palliative care.

Together, our homes care for over 250 residents. Half of our residents are self-funding and the remaining costs are covered by local authorities, family support or through our significant fundraising.

Nightingale House is recognised as the Jewish community’s first CQC rated ‘Outstanding’ care home.   Hammerson House, Wohl Campus, is awaiting its first official CQC rating, but this also offers the same high level of care provision and is managed by the same team of dedicated care professionals.

180 years of care excellence

Read our 2019-2020 Annual Review

I am very happy here. I have settled in, and I intend to stay.”

Hammerson House, Wohl Campus Resident

"The staff are really very kind and helpful. They are here for the residents, very much so."

Nightingale House Resident

engagement

At the very heart of our ethos is our exceptional programme of engagement that is inclusive, allowing residents to enjoy a variety of things to do and become actively involved. Find out more

therapy services

We have one of the largest in-house therapy departments within a care home setting in the UK.
The multi-disciplinary team comprise our physiotherapists, occupational therapists, a moving and handling advisor and dietitian.
Find out more

our food

Good food is important, not only because we take our nutrition and hydration seriously but also because of the enjoyment that food can bring. Find out more