Residential care

If you are looking for a residential care home, we can help.

With over 150 years of experience working with blind and partially sighted people, our residential homes offer specialist care tailored to your individual needs

Residential homes for older people with sight loss

We provide short and long term stays for older people with sight loss in warm, homely residences. We aim to respect your individual needs and wishes, to help you maintain your independence and to make life easier for you.

With activity programmes, chef-prepared meals and tailored care packages, our homes have been designed to ensure that you enjoy your stay and that you recieve the right level of support.

Our three care homes are currently located in beautiful settings around England:

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).


RNIB Community Living Service

Our Community Living Service, offers residential care and supported living to adults aged 18-65, with sight loss and additional needs, including learning disabilities. We are based in Surrey.

Care for children and young people

We also offer specialist care to children and young people who are blind or partially sighted with additional disabilities. This includes day-time activities, respite care, short breaks, and longer-term residential care. These are available to children and young people whether or not they attend our schools or college.

Find out more about our schools, college and residences.

Visit us!

The best way for you to find out about our care homes is to visit us and have a look around. We welcome visits from potential residents, their families and professionals.

To book your visit, email us at or call our helpline on 0303 123 9999. 

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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