At the Royal Hospital Chelsea, we believe in positive active ageing.

This means we want to enable and support our Pensioners to continue to enjoy and participate in activities and life in a meaningful way. In order to do that we provide a range of care support services from our team of professionals and ex-military staff.

This includes social care, rehabilitation, medical and nursing services along with the important role of our Captains of Companies who have an oversight of the welfare of Pensioners.

As a registered care home with nursing, domiciliary care service and independent GP practice, the Margaret Thatcher Infirmary is regulated by the Care Quality Commission and required to demonstrate compliance with their fundamental standards. Our latest inspection report can be found here.

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Battersea Dogs
Get to know the Battersea dogs

Pensioners and staff alike are always delighted when volunteers and dogs from Battersea Dogs and Cats Home make their monthly visit to the Royal Hospital. While the Battersea dogs and volunteers will not be visiting during the current restrictions in response to the Coronavirus,  read on to meet the dogs and follow them when they last visited the Infirmary.

General Sir Adrian Bradshaw
Founder’s Day Cancelled

​​With the country likely to be under prolonged isolation, the Governor of the Royal Hospital has reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the Founder’s Day celebrations this year.

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