Oaklea is a charitable organisation with a vision based on the principle that everyone has a positive contribution to make to society and the right to control their own lives.

We can help you.

Oaklea provide high standards of care and aim to enable individuals to be as independent as possible. Whatever your circumstances, if you have a need then we can help you access the right levels of support.

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We can advise you.

Our team of over 400 employees comprises highly qualified and experienced individuals who can advise and assist in every aspect of professional care. You can call us on 01539 735 025 or get in touch by email at enquiries@oakleatrust.co.uk

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You can support us.

Oaklea is a charity. Our existence and continued operation relies on external funding, the generosity of benevolent individuals and organisations. If you'd like to help support our work, then we'd love to hear from you.

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What's On Offer

For older people

Find out about our specialist Home Care services, welcome home from hospital service or our Golden Moments Companion Care

For people with learning and physical disabilities

Find out more about the support we can provide with independent living, employment, community participation, and good health and wellbeing.

For young people

Find out about the clubs and activities on offer for young people, as well as information on Wishlist.

News + Events


One door shuts - another opens

Profile: Oaklea, 06th Dec, 2018

​Earlier this week we made a major announcement about the purchase of the former Edenside care home in Appleby, Cumbria. This morning our CEO Clive Wigley received the keys and while dodging the showers he quite rightly said; "Now the really hard work begins!"

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Response to Edenside news - huge thank you

Profile: Oaklea, 04th Dec, 2018

The response to the news we revealed yesterday regarding our purchase of the former Edenside Care Home in Appleby, Cumbria was astonishing....as of this morning we have had more than 3,000 responses across our social media channels as well as through the msm (mainstream media) -Our Appleby Hub FB page alone had more than 2,500+ overnight. And the positive vibes are still coming in!

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