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

Celebrating 40 years of volunteers’ week

We are celebrating 40 years of Volunteers Week and put the spotlight on two of our Whitgift Care volunteers, Jill & Ian Proctor, who both volunteer for us at Whitgift House and are core members of the Whitgift Care family. We decided to ask them a few questions about their experiences as volunteers. What do…

Ringing out the bells at Wilhelmina House

Residents were treated to the soothing sound of handbells today on 11th March. The Sanderstead 2 O’Clock Bells visited Wilhelmina House to play an array of songs. Residents had the opportunity to join in by ringing bells and singing along to the tunes. They were also told a bit more about the group who had…

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…

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
Viewing appointmentsTimedDrop-inTimed

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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.

Our residents took a spontaneous trip to Dobbies garden centre last Friday. It was lovely afternoon, seeing the splash of colour and beautiful flower displays, finishing off the afternoon with tea & cake.#WhitgiftCare #Dobbies #Gardening #Croydon #Carers #Croydoncare ... See MoreSee Less
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Whitgift House residents gathered outside the South block in the shade of the trees with champagne and strawberries last Saturday to celebrate Maureen's 87th birthday! #happybirthday Maureen 🎂❤️#WhitgiftCare #croydoncare #croydon #carers ... See MoreSee Less
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Whitgift Almshouses residents had lovely time at the Lavender fields on Tuesday 25 June.#WhitgiftCare #Whitgift #croydoncare #CareinCroydon #CroydonCarers ... See MoreSee Less
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