HRH The Prince of Wales opened our state of the art care home with nursing and a GP medical centre in 2009. The Margaret Thatcher Infirmary (MTI) is a unique home that it is owned by the MOD and only admits Chelsea Pensioners into the Infirmary.

The Infirmary building houses our care home with nursing, which can accommodate up to 47 Pensioners, as well as three Long Wards / accommodation wards for other Pensioners. Each room has an excellent view and all Pensioners have access to beautiful gardens. There are communal lounges and dining rooms in all Infirmary wards and there is a café with a conservatory on the ground floor for pensioners, staff and visitors.

Some of our Pensioners live permanently in the Infirmary and others stay for short periods when they are unwell or convalescing following treatment or surgery in local hospitals. Families are welcome to visit at any time and accommodation is available for close relatives visiting Pensioners who are seriously ill.

A wide range of social activities is provided for Pensioners who wish to take part. We aim to support all Pensioners living in the Infirmary and allow them to live their lives to the full.

On-site GP services are available for all Pensioners and the Matron has an excellent team of nurses, therapists and carers who provide care and treatment for Pensioners living in the Infirmary and in the sheltered accommodation of the Long Wards.

We have our own gymnasium with a full physiotherapy and occupational therapy service for all Pensioners at the Royal Hospital.

Volunteers play a vital role in providing a greater quality of life for the Chelsea Pensioners living in the Margaret Thatcher Infirmary. If you are interested in volunteering at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, you can find out more about the opportunities available here.

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: http://www.cqc.org.uk/location/1-328817696

 

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This year the Royal Hospital Chelsea’s annual Founder’s Day parade coincided with the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France and was attended by HRH the Duke of Sussex.

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