Pickering Manor

Pickering Manor

Bucks County, PA

Pickering Manor, Newtown's premier center for senior living, was opened in 1963 thanks to the generosity of Mr Henry Russell Pickering. He bequeathed his home and a sum of money for the creation of a retirement center to serve the older citizens of Newtown and vicinity. This unique non-profit retirement community is located inMore 

Quality of Care

Levels of Care

Pickering Manor offers 4 types of care: Assisted Living / Personal Care, and Independent Living, and Skilled Nursing / Long Term Care, and Rehab.

  • 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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Within this Community

To ensure that the care needs of you or your loved one are met if they change over time, Pickering Manor offers 2 communities: Personal Care at Pickering Manor, and Skilled Nursing at Pickering Manor.

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

Pickering Manor Contracts and Cost

Plan Types

No plan types found.

Benevolent Care

Benevolent Care
No data found for this community's benevolent care availability.

Benevolent Care is the discounting of fees for current residents who have exhausted their assets. It is generally only available to residents who appeared likely to be able to cover the full cost of their care at the time of application. Communities which offer Benevolent Care typically guarantee that residents can stay in the community if they outlive their assets, dependent on endowment funds.

Living at Pickering Manor

Types of Units

Pickering Manor offers 3 types of units: One Bedroom Apt, and Two Bedroom Apt, and Cottage.

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


Pickering Manor offers 1 dining option: Restaurant Style.

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

Religious Services


Eligibility & Pets

  • Minimum age: 55 for apartments, 62 for cottages


    Greenhouse/Gardening Space
    Nature/Walking Trails
    Transportation Services

About Company

For Profit/Nonprofit
Parent Organization
Year Opened

Reviews of Pickering Manor
Average rating from 5 reviews:

  • Pickering Manor has grown to be family. From the very first day it was like an extended hand from a family member saying I am here for and will help you and they sure did supersede that promise 💝 The way I see it Pickering Manor is a HOME of Nurses not a nursing HomeMore 
    Doreen McCoy · a month ago
  • Both my parents have been living at Pickering Manor for over a year. They have been taken care of by some of the most wonderful staff who care deeply about them especially during these COVID-19 days when we cannot be there. Pickering Manor is hidden treasure in Newtown PA!
    Jane Robinson · a month ago
  • My niece recommended Pickering Manor as a rehabilitation center for my Mother after hospitalization. I couldn't be happier with her choice. The staff at Pickering is wonderful. From the laundry person, the kitchen and waitstaff, the cleaning staff, the hairstylist, the massage therapist, the nurses, the CNA's, the activities personnel, the physicalMore 
    Ruth G · a year ago
  • My grandmother was here for rehab for a few weeks. The staff was top notch and took incredible care of her. Everyone knew her name and got to know her while she was here.
    David Feinman · a year ago
  • Pickering Manor is a superb facility for all the services it provides and for all the guests it serves. The design and layout of the facilities provide for a very social atmosphere amongst the patients and between the patients and staff, and such societal activity can be important to the care many of theMore 
    James Shirley · 4 years ago