Somerford House

Somerford House

New Castle County, DE

Let's talk about senior living. For that, you want to love where you are, who surrounds you, and what you're doing. Sounds like Somerford House & Place Newark. The living and community spaces are elegant with just-right warmth, and you'll be in the heart of dining, shopping, and cultural attractions galore. There's so much toMore 

Quality of Care

License Status
Daily Staff Per Resident
Nurse On Site?
24 Hour Nurse On Site?
Secured Dementia Unit?
Memory Care Programs
Person/Resident Centered Care

Levels of Care

Somerford House offers 3 types of care: Assisted Living / Personal Care, and Memory Care, and Short Term / Respite Care.

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living / Personal Care
  • Memory Care
  • Short Term / Respite Care
  • Skilled Nursing / Long Term Care
  • Adult Day Care
  • Rehab
What are levels of care?

Levels of care refer to how much assistance a person needs with health management, as well as activities of daily living. Activities of daily living are tasks like dressing, taking a bath or shower, using the restroom, and eating.

Additional considerations include whether the individual can take prescription medications or manage chronic conditions independently, or whether some assistance from a caregiver is needed.

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Living at Somerford House

Types of Units

Somerford House offers 4 types of units: Private Room, and Studio, and One Bedroom Apt, and Two Bedroom Apt.

  • Private Room
  • Semi-Private Room
  • Studio
  • One Bedroom Apt
  • Two Bedroom Apt
  • Cottage
  • Townhouse


Somerford House offers 2 dining options: Casual Dining, and Restaurant Style.

  • Cafe
  • Restaurant Style
  • Buffet Style
  • Private Dining
  • Formal Dining
  • Casual Dining
  • Pub
  • Sunday Brunch

Religious Services


Eligibility & Pets

  • Pets allowed


    Greenhouse/Gardening Space
    Lecture Series
    Nature/Walking Trails
    Salon/Beauty Shop
    Transportation Services

About Company

For Profit/Nonprofit
Parent Organization
Five Star Senior Living

Affiliated Communities

No affiliated communities found.

Reviews of Somerford House
Average rating from 5 reviews:

  • I recently transfered my mother from another facility. I cannot say enough good things about the process. I have had no help throughout her 9 months since her diagnosis of her terminal illness. The admission director Terri is fantastic. She helped me every step of the process. She is caring and compassionate both towards myMore 
    r k · 7 months ago
  • I am so proud and thrilled to call Somerford House my Mother’s “home away from home”. She has dementia so sometimes gets confused about things. The staff are friendly, supportive and go above and beyond the call of duty to make sure that Mom is well take care of. Due to the physical layout ofMore 
    Judi Edgar · 7 months ago
  • Somerford is an amazing assisted living facility with outstanding staff. Mom moved into her lovely apartment earlier this year and has been accepted and loved on and made to feel so welcomed by everyone there. Staff is always available for assistance, to answer questions and concerns and lend a hand wherever possible. Mom has becomeMore 
    Robin McIntyre · 7 months ago
  • Mom has been at Somerford since Jan 2020...The staff welcomed Mom with open arms!She says everyone is so nice.Mom has been more active at Somerford than the last few years.Even with the corona virus,the facility still has fun things to do..We love participating in the parades!Somerford Rocks!!!!!,
    Rae K · 7 months ago
  • Im a student at the University of Delaware and visited this facility as part of a research project. First of all, the facility is absolutely incredible. It offers so many activities and services for all their residents. The staff goes above to make sure the residents feel right at home. I was able to tourMore 
    Allie Dypko · a year ago