Nursing Home in Exeter

Our newly built, elegant care home is located in the charming town of Pinhoe, Devon, and encompasses sandy beaches, fossil cliffs, medieval towns, and moorland national parks. Residents of Alexander House Care Home are spoilt for choice when deciding on how to spend their days, both in the home and within the local surrounding area.

Our purpose-built home offers luxurious accommodation for up to 56 residents and delivers Nursing Care, Dementia Care, Residential Care, and Respite Care to a high standard. At Alexander House Care Home, the daily routine will be varied and personalised, allowing each resident to live their own life as they wish. From participating in our activities programme to enjoying some peace and quiet in the library or landscaped gardens, we are dedicated to offering activities and opportunities that allow our future residents to pursue their interests both in and out of the home.

Nursing Care at Alexander House, Exeter 

Alexander House Care Home provides a variety of types of care, including exceptional around-the-clock nursing care. Our staff is highly qualified and compassionate to provide first-class nursing care to residents with high-dependency nursing needs, a physical disability, and, when necessary, professional palliative care. 

We use the “key nursing” method in which each resident is assigned a nurse who gets to know them on a personal level and who is responsible for the execution and scheduling of their care. Residents and their families will always know who to call if they have any questions or concerns, and they will get to know a familiar face every time they visit their loved ones.

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Bedroom Amenities

Providing Outstanding Levels of Care

Our caring and experienced staff take pride in providing exceptional and varied types of care that is respectful of privacy and dignity at all times. Working in collaboration with residents and their families, we alter and expand the high quality care provided as individuals’ needs vary over time. All of this takes place in a warm and safe environment with innovative and specialised equipment for optimal results and comfort. In addition to Nursing Care, we also offer exceptional:


Residential Care

Residential care enables residents to enjoy living in a community while receiving respectful and dignified care that is entirely tailored to their needs. We provide as much or as little support as needed to each of our residents while encouraging independence for those residents who might find it difficult to manage a household, look after themselves at home, or are looking to enjoy the social benefits from the companionship of others in a group setting. Residential care is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in a warm and friendly environment.

Dementia Care

We are honoured to also be able to support residents with dementia. We understand that people living with dementia require elements of specialist care, and so our staff are highly trained and certified to handle all aspects of dementia care; our excellent care team is continually learning new skills to ensure they are providing the finest care possible to each and every one of our residents. We are proud to help prospective residents and people living with dementia to live happy, healthy, and fulfilling lives.

Respite Care

We are also able to offer respite care; this service allows residents to rest and heal while also allowing caregivers and family members to unwind and shut off for a while. Our kind and knowledgeable staff are trained to recognise and respond to a wide range of health concerns, allowing them to provide personalised treatment 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Our respite care is also a great option for someone looking for short-term care to obtain a better understanding of our facilities, services and to meet the team.

Providing Outstanding Levels of Care

Nothing is more important to us than our residents’ overall health. High-quality care is our number one priority here at our care home in Exeter and residents and loved ones can rest assured that we are here for them at all hours of the day. Our support takes place in a warm and safe environment with exceptional onsite facilities and innovative and specialised equipment for optimal results and comfort.

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Life in Pinhoe, Exeter

Pinhoe is situated on the northeastern outskirts of Exeter. Pinhoe is surrounded by a plethora of interesting places to explore. Our home is ideally placed for residents and their loved ones to make the most of what our home in Exeter has to offer. Not only do our all-inclusive facilities provide residents with the opportunity to be engaged in a range of activities for differing interests, but our Activities Coordinators will also ensure a varied weekly activities programme including arts and crafts, entertainment and day trips into the local and surrounding area.

Our residents will be encouraged to continue with their favourite hobbies as well as explore new interests; from trips to the local museums and art galleries to Exeter Cathedral, each activity organised by our activities team will be carefully thought out to appeal to all of our residents.



Described as the heart of Devon, Dartmoor has an abundance of quintessential activities to be enjoyed by all visitor types. Dartmoor is one of the most important places for Bronze Age archaeology in Western Europe and its history is told throughout the three award-winning visitor centres located within Dartmoor National Park. The Dartmoor National Park Visitor Centre in Princetown is the National Park’s flagship Centre and a great place to start.

Open all year round, Dartmoor Zoo is another family favourite. Located just 15 minutes from Plymouth, Dartmoor Zoo is a great way to spend the day learning about its fascinating history. The multi-award-winning South Devon Railway is one of Devon’s and the West Country’s best-loved tourist attractions and is a wonderful day to spend the day. South Devon Railway is the longest established steam railway in the southwest, celebrating over 50 years in preservation, travellers can sit back in the restored vintage carriages and watch the beautiful Devon scenery pass by. 

Greenway House and Gardens, there are dedicated disabled parking for visitors, separate level access to the house and manual wheelchairs are available. Exeter Cathedral welcomes those receiving dementia care or Alzheimer’s care and offers them a place where they may reconnect with this element of their past through the prayers and music they hear while visiting. Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Gallery is free to enter and offers 16 galleries, covering everything from local history, West Country silver and glassware to exotic birds, butterflies and animals. Access is via a ramp at the Garden entrance, or there is a lift platform from the Queen Street entrance. Inside, there are also lifts and automatic doors, so wheelchair users can enjoy everything the museum has to offer.


Exmouth is a picturesque seaside town in East Devon, sitting at the meeting point of the Jurassic Coast which spans into Dorset. The infamous two kilometres of beachfront are well worth visiting on any trip to Exmouth; the coastline is also part of the South West Coast Path, and the beach and surrounding cliffs provide excellent short and long walks in the surrounding countryside. Located in the town centre, Exmouth museum is a great place to learn about the social and geographical history of the town. Costing just £1.50 for entry, it’s the perfect rainy day activity.

Voted ‘Best Small Attraction in Devon’, Stuart Line Cruises is a multi-award-winning, family-run passenger boat company, based in the traditional seaside town of Exmouth, in Devon. During a summer trip, you can expect to sail along the Exe Estuary, the Jurassic Coast, and the South Devon Coast to the English Riviera. All boasting stunning scenery and interesting marine wildlife as well as live commentary on all of our cruises. World of Country Life is a great family activity; this all-weather attraction has an eclectic mix of museums, animals, play areas, and entertainment, both outdoors and undercover, making it an ideal day out for the whole family, whatever the age.

There really is no better way to see the beautiful town of Exmouth than from the lofty heights of Exmouth’s open-top bus. Winding its way along a scenic route from Exmouth to Sandy Bay, traveling on this bus is a not-to-be-missed experience that passes an array of landmark sites. For the last 47 years, a team of dedicated horticulturalists has planted and maintained flowers around our town, resulting in it regularly winning the Southwest in Bloom prize. You can follow Exmouth Flower Trail and be guided through the best of the flora the town has to offer.


Glastonbury is a world-famous town in the heart of Somerset, steeped in myth and legend, full of natural beauty, and lending its name to the nearby festival. Glastonbury Abbey is one its most popular tourist attractions, offering a unique sense of place combining history, spirit, and legend. This accredited museum showcases items from the abbey’s history and gives information about the chronology of events, archaeological finds, and gives an insight into monastic life. There are also 36 acres of beautiful parkland to explore with a dedicated wildlife area. 

Another beautiful landmark associated with myths and legends is Glastonbury Tor. A prominent hill overlooking the Isle of Avalon, Glastonbury, and Somerset it is known as being one of the most spiritual sites in the country and its pagan beliefs are still very much celebrated. Situated at the foot of Glastonbury Tor is The Chalice Well, one of Britain’s most ancient wells where many people visit the gardens to experience the peace and unique atmosphere here. Once said to be King Arthur’s burial place, Glastonbury Abbey is a ruined monastery dating to the 7th century. Today it is a tranquil setting where you can discover the stories, explore the 36 acres of grounds, and enjoy a range of events and activities. 

Glastonbury Town High Street offers a unique shopping experience like any other; this distinct shopping area sells everything from crystal balls to toys for the little ones. Clarks Village offers a mix of everyday and aspirational brands, together with casual and contemporary culinary concepts; it is a fantastic way to spend the day. From old-fashioned pub lunches to weekly open-air markets, Glastonbury has food and drink options to suit every taste. Glastonbury has so much to offer, it’s definitely worth the 1-hour and 15-minute drive.

How to Find Us 

Alexander House Care Home is set within the charming suburb of Pinhoe. Located on the northeastern outskirts of the historic city of Exeter in the English county of Devon, our location serves itself well to be easily accessible by road, rail and air.

Travelling by car

  • For those using a Sat Nav, please enter the postcode EX1 3UW.
  • For those using Google Maps, click here.
  • Alexander House Care Home is situated to the north east of Exeter City Centre and is easily accessible off B318 which links to the M5.

Travelling by rail

  • The nearest train station is Pinhoe Station which is 0.9 miles away.
  • Trains from Pinhoe run directly to Salisbury and take approximately 120 minutes.
  • Trains from Pinhoe run directly to Exeter City Centre and take just 5 minutes.

Travelling by plane

  • The nearest airport to Exeter is Exeter Airport which is 4.6 miles away.
  • Other nearby airports include Bristol Airport (68.3 miles), Newquay Airport (85.8 miles) and Bournemouth Airport (84.1 miles)
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