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Care homes in Reading

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  • Dementia
Shinfield ViewBest rated

Shinfield View

Reading, RG2 9EH

Berkley Care

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite

Residencies from £1,400 weekly

Call Shinfield View01182 300435Find out more
Parkside Best rated

Parkside

Reading, RG30 2DP

Bupa

  • Residential
  • Nursing
  • Respite

Residencies from £1,400 weekly

Call Parkside 01182 308728Find out more
Communal Lounge of Parsons Grange Care Home in Reading, BerkshireBest rated

Parsons Grange

Reading, RG2 9AU

Care UK

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite

Residencies from £1,619 weekly

Call Parsons Grange0330 912 4833Find out more

Care homes in with bed availability

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.

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Parkside  care home

Parkside

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 available

  • Residential
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,400 weekly

Shinfield View care home

Shinfield View

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 available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • OutstandingCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,400 weekly

Communal Lounge of Parsons Grange Care Home in Reading, Berkshire

Parsons Grange

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 available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,619 weekly

Communal Area of Woodbury House Care Home in Reading, Berkshire

Woodbury House

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 available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • Requires improvementCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,271 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Reading.

How many care homes are there in Reading?

We have 4 care homes in Reading, including Woodbury House and Shinfield View. All our homes have been hand-picked by our team of care experts based on a number of factors, including the quality of care and the home's culture.

What is the average cost of care in Reading?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Reading, the average cost of care is £1,426. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there 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.

How many Reading care homes offer residential care?

We have 4 care homes in Reading that offer residential care, which provides support and care for those who may find it difficult to live independently. Our residential care homes provide support for everyday tasks, including washing, mobility, and dressing.

What care homes in Reading offer dementia care?

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.

What Reading care homes offer respite care?

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.

Are there any care homes in Reading that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

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.

Lottie’s guide to Reading

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.

  • Overview

Welcome to Reading

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.

We have care homes across Berkshire, including in the towns of Windsor, Thatcham, Slough and Ascot.

Popular Locations in Reading

Kennet and Avon Canal

Reading is the eastern point of the Kennet and Avon canal that runs all the way to Bristol. Round trips depart from Kintbury - a short journey from Reading. The relaxing canal setting attracts older adults, explorers and duck-watchers alike.

King’s Meadow

The beautiful Edwardian women’s swimming baths of King’s Meadow in Reading had been derelict for almost 50 years, until a £3.5 million makeover saw them re-open in 2017. It’s now a pool and spa, with a restaurant attached as well.

Highclere Castle

If you’ve ever watched TV then Highclere Castle will probably look familiar - it’s the set of Downton Abbey. Even if you’ve never watched Downton Abbey, we’d still recommend visiting as the pristine castle and grounds are a stunning draw of their ow

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