Home vacancy enquiries: call Fran 0739 928 9956

Canal Vue Residential Home,  Ilkeston

Awsworth Rd, Ilkeston, Derby. DE7 8JF

A scenic canal-side setting

The peaceful canal attracts the water birds and provides daily interest for the resident, many of the bedrooms and lounges overlook the waterway.

Modern comfortable en-suite

70 en-suite tastefully decorated Residents’ rooms with large individual “walk in” shower facilities.

Pleasant grounds

Landscaped gardens with several seating areas and direct French door access.  There are plans for some small allotment style planters for keen gardeners.


Lounge overlooking the canal

Canal Vue has 6 separate lounges offering library/reading, specialist activity, quiet and sensory areas.

This lounge has a nautical theme and overlooks the safely fenced off canal.

To check availability at the Canal Vue Residential Care Home, call us now to arrange a visit or discuss your needs.

Located under 7 miles from the centre of Nottingham, and offering convenient for access from Ilkeston railway station or the M1. Canal Vue provides Residential Care in a tranquil canal-side setting.


  • Canal Vue provides residential and dementia care
  • Home cooked food daily – Planned varied Menu
  • lounge areas offering library/reading, specialist activity, quiet and sensory areas
  • Relatives looking for a home often visit several to help make an informed choice. You may like to print off a copy of our Checklist to help you make your own assessment.


  • Dedicated activities co-ordinator, regularly organised pastimes and pursuits
  • Fully qualified staff, with annual training programme
  • Care Home Manager with extensive  experience in a variety of care roles
  • Managers are supported by a trained, committed and genuinely caring team of;  care assistants, activities coordinator, administrators, catering, maintenance and housekeepers
  • 365 x 24 hour call system with night and day care


  • Gardens with several seating areas and direct French door access
  • Free Wi-Fi access for visitors
  • Designated hydration stations and snacks available at all times
  • Following  residents and relatives survey we review  to see if further improvements can be made
  • Rooms are tastefully decorated, the furniture is a light solid oak and rooms can be personalised with favourite items
Puppy Love at Canal Vue

Puppy Love at Canal Vue

We all know how pets can bring us joy and comfort, they always have time for us, enjoy our company, and are more than happy to lounge and receive endless amounts of attention.

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Relatives Write

“Mum had been diagnosed with terminal cancer and eventually went into hospital for palliative care. After a few weeks the hospital said that she must move to a care home. We looked in dismay at several homes before finding Canal Vue that was a dream come true. Mum went there and had brilliant care for the last 5 weeks of her life. The homes management and staff were all very efficient, friendly and caring to both Mum and the whole family who were going through a difficult time – nothing was too much trouble. We miss Mum and our new friends at Canal Vue.”
Daughter of Barbara A.

Manager at Canal Vue

Caroline Carraher – Care Manager

Previous work experience in customer service in a wide range of businesses, helps make Caroline a great Manager at Alexandra House. ‘My background in customer service was great preparation for this role, organising and providing assistance. Pairing up with an experienced team of caring staff, provides the ultimate combination for management at Alexandra House’
‘When you walk in you immediately feel the support and team working together to provide a high standard of care.’

For home vacancy enquiries please call Fran 0739 928 9956
For employment opportunities please visit the recruitment page
The extensive range of facilities is listed for you on the Checklist

Download the Canal Vue leaflet here. To speak with staff at the home call 0115 962 6390

Some photos in and around Canal Vue

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This 360 degree interactive view of Canal Vue grounds and surroundings is best viewed full screen in a separate window.

“We are aiming for the highest standards across all our homes, with most being rated as good. Areas highlighted for attention are being addressed.

We take all ratings seriously and actively work to ensure all our homes achieve the highest standards through measures including our continuous staff training programme and responding positively to feedback from staff, CQC, residents and their relatives.”

Come and visit any of our homes at any time to see for yourself how our focus is on residents wellbeing.