The list below includes care homes with confirmed bed availability and are accepting new residents.
Please note, all new residencies are subject to a health assessment and being able to meet the care needs of the prospective resident.
Reading, RG30 2DPBupa
Located in the town Reading on the Thames and Kennet rivers is a welcoming care home, Parkside, that provides expert residential, respite, nursing and palliative care to the elderly. This trusted Bupa care establishment is home to a range of modern facilities for residents to enjoy, including beautifully decorated bedrooms , cosy communal lounges, spacious dining areas, and landscaped gardens. The jam-packed activity programme ensures no two days are the same here at Parkside, whether it’s reading in the conservatory, school visits, a stroll through the garden or monthly themed events, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Care residencies from £1,400 weekly
Reading, RG2 9EHBerkley Care
Part of the Berkley care group, multi-award winning care home Shinfield View is just outside Wokingham near the city of Reading. With a team led by manager Amanda Tanner, Shinfield View is dedicated to looking after each individual’s needs, offering residential care, dementia care, respite care and day care. Shinfield View is situated by the leafy village green, so residents can take part in events with family and friends all-year-long. Facilities at the home include a private cinema room, bar, bistro area and private dining room, as well as a library, hair salon, spa and beautiful landscaped gardens. The home even has its own full-time events manager, limousine and private chauffeur for days out and special occasions.
Care residencies from £1,400 weekly
Reading, RG2 9AUCare UK
Modern care home Parsons Grange in the well-connected city of Reading provides high quality short-term and permanent care for the elderly, including expert dementia care, nursing care and compassionate end of life care. All care is person-centred and is tailored to residents’ unique needs, preferences and wishes. Part of the Care UK group and led by manager Anthony Browne, Parsons Grange offers care seekers a fantastic quality of life in a stunning setting, with on-site café and bar, hair and beauty salon and a cinema, plus tastefully decorated lounges and activity rooms. Parsons Grange also incorporates modern dementia design that includes special signage, lighting and colour schemes to support residents living with dementia.
Care residencies from £1,619 weekly
Wokingham, RG7 1URBrighterkind
Woodbury House Care Centre is located in the picturesque town of Swallowfield, Berkshire and provides residential, nursing, dementia, respite and palliative care. Set across three floors, the home offers communal lounges and dining rooms, as well as plenty of outdoor space by way of landscaped, wildlife-friendly gardens, summer house and a patio area. The expert care team work hard to create personalised care plans featuring residents’ hobbies, exercise, health conditions and dietary preferences - and there’s a daily activities programme with something for everyone, including pet therapy, reading club, music and knitting. The home is well-located to nearby shops and has great transport links to Wokingham, Reading and Camberley.
Care residencies from £1,271 weekly
Here is some further information about care homes in Reading.
We have 3 in Reading that provide specialist, 24/7 support. All of our nursing care homes offer personalised support for anyone who has a medical condition or disability that requires round-the-clock care from registered nurses in a home-from-home environment.
We have 3 Reading care homes that provide round-the-clock dementia care. Those with dementia will need more care as the condition progresses, and specialist dementia care homes can provide the level of support they need.
We've rounded up the best Alzheimer's care homes across the UK - they've been handpicked by our team of care experts for their specialised care, round-the-clock support and comforting environments.
If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 4 care homes in Reading that provide short-term stays.
Respite care homes provide relief for caregivers, offering a few weeks of support in a care home for a loved one while you recuperate. We've rounded up the best respite care homes in the UK to ease your care search.
3 Reading care homes provide palliative care for your loved one. A palliative care home aims to provide the highest level of support and comfort to every resident. End-of-life care can be an emotional experience for everyone, so our care experts will support you at every step.
Need more guidance? Lottie’s team of Care Experts have prepared the ultimate guide to care homes in Reading. Here you’ll find an overview of the local area and recommendations for elderly-friendly places to visit.
Reading is a great choice for care seekers and contains some of the country’s best care homes.
Every care home in Reading provides exceptional person-centred care. Here, dedicated teams containing trained care professionals and care assistants are committed to ensuring your loved one’s individual needs are taken care of.
You can find a Reading care home using our easy-to-navigate search directory. To narrow your search, you can view homes on an individual basis. Each of these listings includes care home costs per week, the Care Quality Commission overall rating and the different types of care available.
Many of our care homes in Reading are nursing care homes with registered nurses and residential care homes providing respectful personal care. We also provide specialist support in dementia care homes. If your loved one only needs care on a short-term basis, this is offered within some of the best respite care homes in Reading and beyond.
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