England / South East England / Berkshire
Reading, RG30 2DP - Bupa
Located in the town Reading on the Thames and Kennet rivers is a welcoming care home, Parkside, that provides expert residential, respite, nursing and palliative care to the elderly. This trusted Bupa care establishment is home to a range of modern facilities for residents to enjoy, including beautifully decorated bedrooms , cosy communal lounges, spacious dining areas, and landscaped gardens. The jam-packed activity programme ensures no two days are the same here at Parkside, whether it’s reading in the conservatory, school visits, a stroll through the garden or monthly themed events, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Reading, RG30 6TP - Maria Mallaband
Perfectly located on the outskirts of the friendly town of Reading, River View is a grand care home with a dedicated team of staff who provide expert nursing, nursing dementia and respite care to those in need. This well-established Maria Balland home boasts a range of modern facilities to help residents live their later years with ease, including stylish bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a plethora of communal and quiet lounges, landscaped gardens and a luxurious hairdressing salon. The team are always on hand at this Berkshire home to ensure no two days are the same, whether it be a trip out, a movie night or getting stuck into some gardening, there’s an activity for everyone here.
Reading, RG4 6LB - Signature
Signature at Caversham is situated just north of Reading, Berkshire, with excellent transport links to Reading city centre and London, giving you the perfect balance between city living and countryside retreat. This purpose-built care home offers expert residential, dementia, nursing and respite care for up to 86 residents. Built over four floors, many of the apartments are treated to stunning views across the Caversham Lakes. There are a number of communal facilities including a friendly cafe and restaurant, as well as a quiet pub to socialise in. From a home cinema to a relaxing spa bathroom to a therapy room for pampering, Signature at Caversham has everything you need to ensure you feel comfortable in your home-from-home.
Reading, RG2 9AU - Care UK
Modern care home Parsons Grange in the well-connected city of Reading provides high quality short-term and permanent care for the elderly, including expert dementia care, nursing care and compassionate end of life care. All care is person-centred and is tailored to residents’ unique needs, preferences and wishes. Part of the Care UK group and led by manager Anthony Browne, Parsons Grange offers care seekers a fantastic quality of life in a stunning setting, with on-site café and bar, hair and beauty salon and a cinema, plus tastefully decorated lounges and activity rooms. Parsons Grange also incorporates modern dementia design that includes special signage, lighting and colour schemes to support residents living with dementia.
Reading, RG2 9EH - Berkley
Part of the Berkley care group, multi-award winning care home Shinfield View is just outside Wokingham near the city of Reading. With a team led by manager Amanda Tanner, Shinfield View is dedicated to looking after each individual’s needs, offering residential care, dementia care, respite care and day care. Shinfield View is situated by the leafy village green, so residents can take part in events with family and friends all-year-long. Facilities at the home include a private cinema room, bar, bistro area and private dining room, as well as a library, hair salon, spa and beautiful landscaped gardens. The home even has its own full-time events manager, limousine and private chauffeur for days out and special occasions.
Reading, RG6 3UJ - Barchester Healthcare
Nestled in the semi-rural location of Reading, Austen House is a purpose-built care home that provides expert person-centred care, including nursing, dementia and respite care, as well as services for those under 65. Intelligently designed with residents in mind, this Barchester Healthcare home boasts a selection of beautifully decorated bedrooms, stylish lounges, a bar and manicured gardens equipped with its own vegetable plot, perfect for green-fingered residents. The varied activity programme created by the activity coordinator at Austen House encourages residents to try new activities and enjoy their favourite hobbies. From board games to cheese and wine events, every day is different at the wonderful Austen House in Berkshire.
Wokingham, RG7 1UR - Four Seasons Health Care
Woodbury House Care Centre is located in the picturesque town of Swallowfield, Berkshire and provides residential, nursing, dementia, respite and palliative care. Set across three floors, the home offers communal lounges and dining rooms, as well as plenty of outdoor space by way of landscaped, wildlife-friendly gardens, summer house and a patio area. The expert care team work hard to create personalised care plans featuring residents’ hobbies, exercise, health conditions and dietary preferences - and there’s a daily activities programme with something for everyone, including pet therapy, reading club, music and knitting. The home is well-located to nearby shops and has great transport links to Wokingham, Reading and Camberley.
Henley-on-Thames, RG9 4HD - Hallmark Care Homes
Located in Henley-on-Thames, Henley Manor in Oxfordshire is a beautiful, purpose-built care home offering high standards of residential, nursing and dementia care. With 80 bedrooms available, the home’s facilities include a welcoming café, state-of-the-art cinema and on-site his and hers hair salons. Led by manager Ellie, the friendly care team are highly trained in relationship-centred care and tailor care plans to residents’ individual needs, ensuring they feel happy and settled. Residents benefit from an all-inclusive fee package and can enjoy a packed activities programme that has a little something for everyone from exercise classes to flower arranging, residents can enjoy old hobbies and try new things.
Henley-on-Thames, RG9 1EY - The Future Care Group
Located in the picturesque town of Henley-on-Thames, Acacia Lodge is a stunning care home that provides expert residential, nursing, dementia and respite care to the elderly. This Future Care Group home boasts a range of facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms with ensuite facilities, idyllic gardens with raised beds, stylish communal lounges and even an on-site hairdressing salon. Acacia Lodge is also one of the first care homes in the Oxfordshire and UK to invest in EarlySense, an innovative piece of technology that has improved the response time of the Acacia Lodge care team, so residents are in safe hands here.
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Wokingham, RG41 2RU - Hallmark Care Homes
Alexandra Grange Care Home is a purpose-built care home at the heart of Wokingham, that provides the very best residential care and dementia care in superb surroundings. Every aspect of the care is focused on the individual, with an expert permanent team providing round the clock support to residents seeking permanent, convalescence or short-term respite care. Alexandra Grange in Berkshire offers an all-inclusive pricing package and includes a dedicated dementia community which offers a unique approach that is meaningful, compassionate and tailored to each resident. It has been specially designed to create a ‘dementia-friendly environment’ that is inclusive, personal and welcoming. In addition to the beautiful landscaped gardens and cosy café, residents also have access to a dedicated cinema room, hair salon and therapy room. Alexandra Grange is part of the Hallmark Care Homes Group that was recognised as one of the Top 20 Care Home Group in the UK by an independent reviewer.
Here is some further information about care homes in Berkshire.
We have 111 care homes in Berkshire, including Hungerford and Bridge House of Twyford. All our homes have been hand-picked by our team of care experts based on a number of factors, including the quality of care and the home's culture.
Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Berkshire, the average cost of care is £1,204. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.
We have 26 in Berkshire that provide specialist, 24/7 support. All of our nursing care homes offer personalised support for anyone who has a medical condition or disability that requires round-the-clock care from registered nurses in a home-from-home environment.
We have 32 care homes in Berkshire that offer residential care, which provides support and care for those who may find it difficult to live independently. Our residential care homes provide support for everyday tasks, including washing, mobility, and dressing.
We have 30 Berkshire care homes that provide round-the-clock dementia care. Those with dementia will need more care as the condition progresses, and specialist dementia care homes can provide the level of support they need.
We've rounded up the best Alzheimer's care homes across the UK - they've been handpicked by our team of care experts for their specialised care, round-the-clock support and comforting environments.
If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 35 care homes in Berkshire that provide short-term stays.
Respite care homes provide relief for caregivers, offering a few weeks of support in a care home for a loved one while you recuperate. We've rounded up the best respite care homes in the UK to ease your care search.
25 Berkshire care homes provide palliative care for your loved one. A palliative care home aims to provide the highest level of support and comfort to every resident. End-of-life care can be an emotional experience for everyone, so our care experts will support you at every step.
Explore other nearby locations to help find the best care home for your budget, personal care needs, and on-site facilities.
Need more guidance? Lottie's team of Care Experts have prepared the ultimate guide to care homes in Berkshire. Here you'll find an overview of the local area and recommendations for elderly-friendly places to visit.
Berkshire is packed full of charming rural villages and sprawling green spaces, along with care homes perfectly suited to a variety of care needs.
We’ve made it easy to compare care homes in Berkshire. Choosing a care home for your loved ones shouldn’t feel overwhelming, which is why we provide information such as the type of care you or your loved one requires, care home costs and Care Quality Commission ratings - be sure to look out for ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Good’ rated homes.
Some of the best respite care homes can be found in Berkshire and many of our homes are ideally located to visit nearby areas of South East England like Slough, Reading, Wokingham, Bracknell, Ascot and Maidenhead. You’ll also be close to popular attractions, including Windsor Great Park and the Living Rainforest.
Our friendly team of elderly experts will work alongside you to find the perfect care home and level of care within Berkshire that suits your loved one’s requirements, whether this is a residential care home, a nursing care home with registered nurses or a form of specialist support such as comfortable end-of-life care.
Spanning over 5,000 acres, Windsor Great Park in Berkshire is now all that remains of Windsor Royal Park, a hunting forest previously owned by the royal family. Today, older adults can gently stroll around different sections of the beautiful park for free.
Thatcham’s Living Rainforest is an indoor tropical oasis that replicates the actual conditions found in tropical jungles across the world. Over 100,000 visitors visit this attraction every year.
Ascot is one of the world’s most famous venues in the world of horse racing. Here, visitors are given the chance to have a flutter on the races. There are around 26 races every year, so there are plenty of opportunities to buy tickets and enjoy a brilliant day out with your elderly loved ones.