Nestled in the semi-rural location of Reading, Austen House is a purpose-built care home that provides expert residential, 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 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.
Individuals with low care needs but may need assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks including dressing, food preparation and washing.
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.
Individuals that require 24-hour assistance 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.
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.
Recent years has seen the rise of the silver surfer! 65% of care seekers want high-speed Wi Fi in their care home.
A care home’s garden is considered to the most important facility with over 84% of care seekers voting it as a must have!
38% of care seekers told us that having a hair & beauty salon was a key consideration to their selection process.