The Close Care Home

CQC Rating Outstanding
Exterior of The Close care home in Burcot, Abingdon
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Care Home Location

Abingdon Rd,  Burcot, Abingdon OX14 3DP, UK
Bus Stop0.01 miles
Local Pub0.03 miles
Train Station2.30 miles
Nearby Shops0.60 miles
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Nestled within the scenic countryside of Burcot near Abingdon, The Close is an award-winning care home that provides exceptional and bespoke nursing, dementia and respite care to the elderly. This family run home offers a great range of facilities from the dedicated Riverside Room private dining space and the sociable The Boat House Bistro and Lounge to the packed activity schedule and purpose-built Screening Room. The Close has everything on hand to make you feel right at home, including the Lily Room Spa and Hair Salon for you to enjoy a spot of pampering.

BrandIndependent Care Home
Purpose BuiltYes
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at The Close*

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
Nursing Care

Individuals who require 24-hour assistance and care from qualified nurses due to medical conditions and/or personal living needs. This may include people that require intensive rehabilitative care following a stroke, or simply need support using a peg feeding tube.

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

Convalescent Care
Physical Disability

Not Available

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

CQC Rating

outstandingOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating outstandingCQC Effective Rating outstandingCQC Caring Rating outstandingCQC Responsive Rating outstandingCQC Well-led Rating outstanding
CQC Publication Date: 07/08/2021

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Cafe or Restaurant
Dining Area
Hair & Beauty Salon
Library & Reading Room
Own Furniture Allowed
Private Dining Area
Quiet Area
Terrace Area

Not Available

Computer Room
Family Room
Meditation Area
Pets Allowed

Care Home Activities


Arts & Crafts
Baking & Cooking
Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Visits from Children

Not Available

Meditation & Yoga
Wellbeing Classes
Where is The Close located?

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

What is the CQC rating of The Close?

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

What types of elderly care are available at The Close?

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

How many beds does The Close have?

Currently, there are 90 beds at the home.

Who owns The Close?

This care home is owned and operated by Independent Care Home.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at The Close, including: Gardening & Flower Arranging, Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Birthday & Holiday Celebrations.

What is the cost of care at The Close?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At The Close the cost of care starts from £1,500 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01865 638645 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.