When choosing a care home, factors such as staff friendliness, comfort and food must all be taken into account.

To help with the difficult decision, every care home in Stevenage has been ranked by CareHome.co.uk, based on customer reviews.

We've listed the five best-rated homes from across the town.


Winnett Cottage, Scarborough House and Julians House are included on the review site, but have not yet received enough reviews to receive a rating.

1. Martins House, Jessop Road

The Comet: Martins House, in Jessop Road, Stevenage.Martins House, in Jessop Road, Stevenage. (Image: Google Maps)

Martins House, in Jessop Road, is the top-rated care home in Stevenage according to the site.

The home has a 9.8 rating on CareHome.co.uk, with 61 reviewers leaving their thoughts.

Maria H said: "The staff here are all truly amazing. Nothing was ever too much trouble.

"They were caring, thoughtful and attentive."

2. Roebuck Nursing Home, London Road

The Comet: Roebuck Nursing Home, on London Road.Roebuck Nursing Home, on London Road. (Image: Google Maps)

Roebuck Nursing Home also has a 9.8 rating on CareHome.co.uk, with 52 reviewers commenting.

Dedicated nurses' stations are located on each floor of the care home, which also features a large garden for residents to enjoy.

Colin D wrote: "My brother has always been treated very well by all of the staff, nurses and carers.

"The management have been very helpful when I have reported a problem too."

3. Woodlands View Care Home, Magpie Crescent

The Comet: An aerial view of Woodlands View Care Home in Magpie Crescent.An aerial view of Woodlands View Care Home in Magpie Crescent. (Image: Google Maps)

A total of 147 reviewers have left their thoughts to give Woodlands View Care Home, in Magpie Crescent, a 9.7 rating on the site.

The home provides residential, nursing and nursing dementia care to elderly residents.

Marcus A commented: "Mum is looked after very well and feels safe and mostly happy.

"The staff are great, really friendly and supportive of her and us."

4. Wisden Court, Wisden Road

The Comet: Wisden Court, in Wisden Road, Stevenage.Wisden Court, in Wisden Road, Stevenage. (Image: Google Maps)

Wisden Court also has a 9.7 rating on CareHome.co.uk, with 89 reviewers in total.

The purpose-built home has 54 bedrooms situated in five residential suites, all featuring their own lounge, dining room and kitchenette.

Alison S said: "Mum was taken into respite care due to dementia. The home manager and the rest of the staff were so kind and helpful.

"The home has a lovely atmosphere and all residents seem comfortable and content."

5. Jubilee Court, Hayward Close

The Comet: Jubilee Court, in Hayward Close.Jubilee Court, in Hayward Close. (Image: Google Maps)

The last of three 9.7-rated care homes in Stevenage, Jubilee Court has been reviewed by 57 people on CareHome.co.uk.

The home features a 'Quantum Care Plaza'  including a café, hairdressers, shop and children’s play area.

Tricia K wrote: "The staff are so friendly and caring towards the residents but also I have found them to be very supportive towards myself (I have struggled accepting putting Mum into care).

"The home is kept clean and smells nice. Reception is welcoming and I like the open door policy for visiting anytime."