Rehabilitation and residential care for people with acquired brain injury

We provide dedicated person-centred care for adults with associated complex needs, mental health needs and behaviour that challenges


Our approach to the residential care and well-being of adults with learning disabilities

We offer a unique and positive environment to meet each individual’s needs and provide peace of mind to their families


Respite care can provide families and carers with a much welcome break

It also offers the service user a change of scene and the opportunity for some top-up therapy and support


Emergency Referrals

We recognise that placements can break down for a variety of reasons and we are experienced in managing emergency referrals to minimise the distress for service users.


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At Richardson Care we aim to create a friendly, relaxed atmosphere within our homes, because it is your home and we want you to feel as comfortable as possible.

Families and Friends

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Are you looking for residential care for a loved one who has an acquired brain injury or learning disabilities?


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We have been providing specialist residential care for 30 years and can deliver positive outcomes for some of the most difficult-to-place individuals

Watch our video

We created this video to celebrate our 30th anniversary. It aims to show the inclusive, caring and family environment that we strive to achieve in our residential care homes. It was filmed at a party held for service users, their families and staff.

Laura and Greg Richardson-Cheater

30 years proven track record

Established in 1989, Richardson Care remains an independent family business and we aim to create a warm, family environment within each of our homes. We take our responsibilities to our services users very seriously, investing in their future to provide a long-term sustainable home.

Greg and Laura

Richardson Care – Specialist Residential Care in Northamptonshire

Our specialist residential care and rehabilitation service is tailored to meet the needs of each individual, whether they have an acquired brain injury, learning disabilities, a combination of complex needs and/or mental health needs. We offer a holistic approach and comprehensive care packages supported by our multi-disciplinary clinical team. These include neuropsychology, neuropsychiatry, neurophysiotherapy, speech & language therapy and occupational therapy, which enable us to deliver positive outcomes for the service users in our care.

Our dedicated care staff and activity team provide consistent support, which reinforces the work of the therapists. The care staff receive regular training in all aspects of their work, and on average, support staff have over 12 years’ care experience and our care home managers average over 28 years’ experience.

Six specialist residential care homes in Northampton

We have six specialist residential care homes in Northampton: three for adults with learning disabilities and three for adults with acquired brain injury. We are registered with the Care Quality Commission and are regulated for personal care.

We are highly respected in managing different levels of challenging behaviour and our aim is to enable service users to fulfill their potential. We strongly believe that environment and social inclusion are at the heart of fulfilment, and that this combined with clinical care, leads to continual and successful rehabilitation or enhanced quality of life.


11th February 2021

Three new rooms are now available at The Coach House – our newest home for adults offering brain injury care and rehabilitation. This is following the completion of a second staircase, bringing the number of rooms to 11. Further rooms are likely to be released later in the year. “Despite the difficulties that the pandemic […]

11th January 2021

Natalia Thumwood, known to everyone as Tally, has been promoted to Registered Homes Manager at 2 & 8 Kingsthorpe Grove – homes for adults with learning disabilities. She had big boots to fill as she took over from Jackie Mann, who first joined Richardson Care in 1990 and was very popular with service users and […]

21st December 2020

After the most challenging year that many of us can remember, we look forward to 2021 with hope. We will be ready to offer our service users the Covid-19 vaccine as soon as it’s available to them. In the meantime, Christmas preparations are well underway. Christmas in our care homes is usually a lively time […]


“We are very proud of our nephew and we are extremely grateful for your expert work in moving away from drug therapy to modifying his behaviour through psychosocial approaches.”

Dr & Mrs Clarke

“My son’s care has always been a partnership between the home and ourselves, and as we grow older and think about what will happen to him when we are no longer here, it is a great comfort to know that he is happy in his home and that he will always be well cared for.”

Dr Smith


“I love it here because I like staff being fair. And I get to do a lot of activities like art, CST [cognitive stimulation therapy] and relaxation.”


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