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.
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 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.
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.
It is situated in Reading and is close to popular amenities.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. Austen House is rated as requires improvement, based on the level of care and safety at the home.
The following types of elderly care are available at this home: nursing, respite, dementia.
Currently, there are 79 beds at the home.
This care home is owned and operated by Barchester Healthcare.
There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Austen House, including: Exercise & Fitness, Book and Poetry, Dance & Music.
Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Austen House the cost of care starts from £1,514 per week.
It's best to call the home directly on 01182 308143 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.