Karatina Maternity & Nursing Home is a Private Hospital & Nursing Home located in Blue Valley, Nairobi-Nyeri Highway, kartatina  in Nyeri County. Karatina Nursing Home started in 1994 as a maternity home and was headed by a Midwife by the name Ziporah Mwotia.It was purely maternity with a total of 5 nurses.It was taken by DR. Juma Mwangi in Sept. 2004 and there were outside physicians who were reviewing their patients. The total number of staffs increased from five to fifteen.

It was accredited by NHIF and registered by Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board. It had a bed capacity of 25 patients and it offered both inpatient and outpatient. Karatina nursing home have now expanded to a bed capacity of 28 and offering several insurances like: AON (TSC), CIC INSURANCE, AAR, LIAISON, TRIDENT, PACIS, MTIBA, JUBILEE, KCB BANK, CO-OP BANK among others. It now has 49 staffs with a new branch at Kerugoya.