RNIB Tate House

At RNIB Tate House in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, we offer specialist residential care tailored to your individual needs. 

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Dorothy's story

Watch our short film to hear why Dorothy, 92, enjoys living at RNIB Tate House. You can also read the transcript (Word, 156KB)

“They really do treat us as individuals, and encourage us to do everything that we can do.” – Dorothy, resident.

We want you to feel at home

Offering both long and short term stays, we have a variety of accessible accommodation suitable for older people with sight loss. From large rooms that open up to the gardens and courtyards, to a more intimate space, we have rooms to suit all needs (subject to availability). 

We want you to feel at home here, so our warm and friendly staff will encourage you to personalise your room to make it your own.

We also have our own accessible garden, which has beautiful scented flowers, fruit and vegetable beds and a summer house for you to enjoy. 

We've been awarded the top rating for food hygiene - 5 stars (very good).

We want you to enjoy activities 

We run a variety of activity programmes, outings and evenings that accommodate every energy level, which are planned with our residents.

Activities range from doing the daily crossword puzzles and quizzes to going out and visiting the local town.

You can pick and choose which activities you'd like to take part in - giving you the freedom to set your own routine.

Some of our most recent activities include:

  • Movie screenings
  • Pedicures
  • Haircuts
  • Dog visits.

CQC rating

We are registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and are a Founder Member of The National Skills Academy for Social Care.

Our CQC overall rating is: Good

We were rated Good in all areas: safe, effective, caring, responsive, well-led.

Read our latest CQC report in full:


There was a happy, friendly atmosphere and people who used the service were relaxed in the company of staff and others they lived with. People who used the service and staff told us they were very happy in the service.

CQC, November 2015

Download our brochure

For more information on RNIB Tate house, please download our brochure below:

Visit us!

The best way to find out about RNIB Tate House is to visit us and have a look around. We welcome visits from prospective residents, their families and professionals. Get in touch with us to book your visit today.

Contact details

Registered care home manager: Sean Atkinson-Maury
RNIB Tate House,
28 Wetherby Road,
North Yorkshire 

HG2 7SA.

Call 01423 88 69 27
Email: tatehouse@rnib.org.uk

Volunteer with us

Volunteering for RNIB is a rewarding experience, and can make an enormous difference to the lives of people with sight loss. If you are interested in volunteering at RNIB Tate House, call 01423 88 69 27 or email tatehouse@rnib.org.uk.

Donate now

Right now we can only reach one in three of the people who need our help most. Please make a donation and help us support more blind and partially sighted people.

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