Person centred care homes for
the elderly in South Croydon.

Whitgift Care provides a broad range of services from residential care within the retirement community to sheltered housing and full patient-centred care in our nursing care homes.

Our assisted living program ensures a better quality of life for the elderly and retired, resulting in our residents finding their own sense of joy, purpose, and belonging from retirement and beyond.

Whitgift Arch

Private person-centred care homes in South Croydon supporting the elderly retirement community by providing patient-centred care, and affordable residential and nursing care, on a short or long-term basis.

Wilhelmina House

Residential care •  Respite care  • End of life care

A purpose-built modern care home, with a large and beautifully tended walled garden, primarily for those who need personal care.

Whitgift House

Nursing care  •  Respite care  •  End of life care

Set in the beautiful grounds of Whitgift School, Whitgift House offers round-the-clock nursing and weekly GP visits, giving full nursing care.

“Everyone I have met at Whitgift House is extremely kind, patient and friendly. I enjoy my time here enormously. Lunches are excellent. Activities are great.”


We provide residential care for people who would struggle to live on their own and nursing care for residents who need round-the-clock attention from trained health care professionals. Our end-of-life care helps residents to live as well, as fully and as comfortably as possible.

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Residents in our retirement living settings live independently but in the safety and security of gated sheltered housing – where help and companionship are always on hand if needed.

Whitgift House Apartments

A caring retirement community of sheltered accommodation nestled on the grounds of Whitgift School, for those who need only a helping hand with supported independent living.

Whitgift Almshouses

Our welcoming residential retirement home in the heart of Croydon, where residents live under their own care inside the walls of the historic Whitgift Almshouses sheltered housing complex.

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Latest news and announcements

Art & Photography winners for January announced!

Our January winners are: Corinne Kiernan, John Edwards and Nisha Philipps who all submitted some lovely photographs in January. It was a very hard decision as we had so many lovely entries. You can still get involved as we are calling all keen creatives, staff and residents to take part in our photography and art…

Whitgift Care Bake Off winner announced

Congratulations to our lovely volunteer Jill who won Whitgift House’s Bake Off with her culinary delight of a Bakewell Tart last Friday. Entries were both sweet and savoury and included a bacon and cheddar strada, apple turnover, and a banana marble cake to name a few. All congregated in the Community Room to hear the…

Music, Mulled Wine and Mince Pies. Sunday 3rd Dec at Whitgift House

Join us for a relaxing afternoon concert for clarinet, cello and piano with seasonal refreshments in the interval. Everyone Matters musicians Margaret Archibald clarinet, Julia Desbrusais ‘cello and John Flinders piano presents a concert of classical favourites and popular items. The Whitgift House kitchen will be busy providing seasonal refreshments for musicians and audience to…

Our services

Whitgift House
South Croydon
Wilhelmina House
Park Hill
Whitgift Almshouses
Central Croydon
Sheltered living
Residential care
Nursing care
End of life care
Respite care*
Assisted baths
Guest parkingLimitedLimited
Guest accommodation
Close to public transport
Dedicated GP
Daily activities
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John Whitgift Foundation

John Whitgift Foundation


The official page for John Whitgift Foundation, a leading education and care charity in Croydon.

Do you want a job where you can really make a difference? Do you enjoy working with people?We are hiring! Advice & Assessment WorkerFull Time - £31,494 per year.We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the Carers Information Service as an Advice and Assessment Worker. Apply here: ... See MoreSee Less
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We are seeking a dynamic and inspiring teacher for the teaching and promotion of languages across the school. This is a part-time role.We are a diverse community at Trinity and strongly encourage applications from teaching and support staff from a range of backgrounds. To enable us to make any reasonable adjustments, please let us know when you submit your application whether you have any special requirements.Apply here: ... See MoreSee Less
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John Whitgift Foundation
Father Andrew at Croydon Minster describes what he believes our founder Archbishop John Whitgift's motivations were for creating the John Whitgift Foundation. Learn more about John Whitgift's story via our website: #history #johnwhitgift #Croydon ... See MoreSee Less
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