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The Briars Care Home

CQC Rating Good
Exterior of The Briars in Sandown, Isle of Wight
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Care Home Location

33 Broadway,  Sandown PO36 9BD, UK
Bus Stop0.04 miles
Local Pub0.30 miles
Train Station0.20 miles
Nearby Shops0.10 miles
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The Briars, found in Sandown, draws residents from across the Isle of Wight due to their fantastic reputation. Situated close to public transport and a short 15-minute walk from stunning beaches, the period care home is renowned for delivering top-notch residential and dementia care in a serene and relaxing location. Residents can enjoy reminiscence exercises, helping staff understand life stories and individual preferences, as well as a full roster of daily activities to keep them engaged. Offering excellent food, exceptional activities, and a caring team, The Briars is a top choice for those seeking quality care on the Isle of Wight.

BrandGreensleeves Care
Purpose BuiltNo
Opening Date1947
Ensuite Facilities97%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at The Briars*

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

Day Care
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Physical Disability

Not Available

Convalescent Care
Nursing Care
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

goodOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating goodCQC Effective Rating goodCQC Caring Rating goodCQC Responsive Rating outstandingCQC Well-led Rating good
CQC Publication Date: 15/04/2021

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Dining Area
Quiet Area

Not Available

Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Family Room
Hair & Beauty Salon
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Own Furniture Allowed
Pets Allowed
Private Dining Area
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities


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

Not Available

Hair & Beauty Treatments
Meditation & Yoga
Wellbeing Classes

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about The Briars.

Where is The Briars located?

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

What is the CQC rating of The Briars?

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

What types of elderly care are available at The Briars?

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

How many beds does The Briars have?

Currently, there are 38 beds at the home.

Who owns The Briars?

This care home is owned and operated by Greensleeves Care.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at The Briars, including: Baking & Cooking, Gardening & Flower Arranging, Visits from Children.

What is the cost of care at The Briars?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At The Briars the cost of care starts from £1,227 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01983 217884 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.