Services offered: Extra Care Housing

Oxlip House is located in a new residential area on the outskirts of the historic market town of Bury St Edmunds.

Opened in October 2010 this modern building comprises 52 one and two bedroom luxury apartments designed for independent living with the reassurance of 24-hour planned care and emergency response support from our professionally trained, friendly care team. 39 apartments are available on a shared ownership lease and 13 available for rent.

The apartments have a spacious lounge/dining area, with adjoining modern kitchenette area. The "wet room" style bathroom is equipped with hand rails, a shower, wash hand basin and toilet, and is accessible from both the master bedroom and the entrance foyer of the flat.

Communal facilities include a beautifully decorated lounge and dining area, with meals being provided by an outside caterer. There is also a hairdressing salon, an activities room, residents' shop, cinema room and library.

Contact us to find out more about the wide range of facilities and services we can offer you and to check availability.

About the Home

Every one of the 9 one bedroom or 43 two bedroom apartments has a spacious lounge/dining area, a modern kitchenette and en suite bathroom with 'wet room' shower facilities for ease of access.  The spacious and comfortable public rooms offer the opportunity to relax or socialise with friends and family and you can dine in our in-house restaurant if you don't want to cook at home!

Oxlip House is owned by leading housing association bpha. The Orders of St John Care Trust manage the extra care housing apartments as well as providing onsite care services.

Please call the Scheme Manager, or email extracare@osjct.co.uk for further details and to check availability.

What we offer

  • Hairdressing salon
  • Residents' shop
  • Tea Room
  • Library
  • Cinema
  • Patio garden

Make contact: 01284 766253 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Trust Accreditations


Awarded for attaining an internal audit score of 100% and the achievement of excellence in the areas of the audit which relate to the care and welfare of our residents. This achievement demonstrates the commitment and passion towards providing all those living in the home with the highest quality lived experience.


Awarded for attaining internal audit score of 100% relating to the management of Infection Prevention and Control within the care home environment, promoting resident health and safety, achieving a high level of cleanliness and documented evidence that this standard is an everyday way of life within the service, recognising that clean care is safer care.

Medicine Management

Awarded for attaining an internal audit score of 100% in this area of care delivery, this award evidences the whole team’s commitment to quality and the safety and well-being of their residents. Achieving this award validates that medication is managed by competent and trained employees, that medication is safely and effectively ordered, stored, administered, monitored, reviewed and disposed of in accordance with all best practice guidance and current legislation.