Townsend House Care Home

CQC Rating Good
Garden Area at Townsend House Care Home in Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Care Home Location

Bayswater Rd,  Headington, Oxford OX3 9NX, UK
Bus Stop0.02 miles
Local Pub0.50 miles
Train Station5.70 miles
Nearby Shops0.60 miles
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Situated in the eastern Oxford suburb of Headington, Townsend House is a traditional care home that provides compassionate residential and respite care to the elderly. This charming Orders Of St John care home boasts a wide range of newly refurbished amenities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, plenty of cosy communal lounges, and much-loved gardens where residents can relax during the summer months and even have a game of outdoor chess. The activity coordinator at Townsend House is always thinking of new and creative ways to keep residents engaged and stimulated, from gardening and pizza making to arts and crafts, there is never a dull moment here.

BrandThe Orders Of St John Care Trust
Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date1960
Ensuite Facilities2%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Townsend House*

Lottie care
Residential Care

Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.

Lottie care
Dementia Care

Individuals that have been diagnosed with dementia and are no longer able to live independently at home due to requiring specialist 24-hour care services.

Lottie care
Respite Care

Individuals that require a temporary living arrangement at a care home. Respite is also referred to as a short care home stay and may range from a few days to a couple weeks.

Additional Elderly Care Options

Physical Disability

Not Available

Convalescent Care
Day Care
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Nursing Care
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission (CQC)' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

goodOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating requires improvementCQC Effective Rating goodCQC Caring Rating goodCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating good
CQC Publication Date: 12/03/2022

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Dining Area
Hair & Beauty Salon
Own Furniture Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Family Room
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Pets Allowed
Private Dining Area
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities


Arts & Crafts
Baking & Cooking
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Meditation & Yoga
Visits from Children
Wellbeing Classes

Not Available

Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Where is Townsend House located?

It is situated in Oxford and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of Townsend House?

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. Townsend House is rated as good, based on the level of care and safety at the home.

What types of elderly care are available at Townsend House?

The following types of elderly care are available at this home: respite, dementia, residential.

How many beds does Townsend House have?

Currently, there are 45 beds at the home.

Who owns Townsend House?

This care home is owned and operated by The Orders of St John Care Trust.

What types of activities and events are available at this care home?

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Townsend House, including: Birthday & Holiday Celebrations, Dance & Music, Arts & Crafts.

What is the cost of care at Townsend House?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Townsend House the cost of care starts from £1,175 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01522 474681 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.