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Austen House Care Home

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Communal Lounge in Austen House Care Home in Woodley, Wokingham
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Care Home Location

Austen House,  Kilnsea Dr, Earley, Reading, RG6 3UJ
Bus Stop0.10 miles
Local Pub0.20 miles
Train Station1.20 miles
Nearby Shops0.20 miles


Nestled in the semi-rural location of Reading, Austen House is a purpose-built care home that provides expert 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 in Berkshire.

BrandBarchester Healthcare
Purpose BuildYes
Opening Date1994
Ensuite Facilities91%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care*

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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.

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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.

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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.

* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission (CQC)' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

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CQC Safe Rating
Requires improvement
CQC Effective Rating
Requires improvement
CQC Caring Rating
CQC Responsive Rating
CQC Well-led Rating
Requires improvement
CQC Publication Date: 04/10/2022

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Where is Austen House located?

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

What is the CQC rating of Austen House?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Austen House?

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

How many beds does Austen House have?

Currently, there are 79 beds at the home.

Who owns Austen House?

This care home is owned and operated by Barchester Healthcare.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Austen House, including: Beer, Cocktail & Wine, Book & Poetry, Meditation & Yoga

What is the cost of care at Austen House?

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.