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Care homes in Reading

Searching for the right care home for your loved one is daunting. With over 66 nursing and residential homes in Reading and the wider Reading area, it's hard to know where to start. At Care Sourcer we can help you find the best care homes in Reading to suit you and your loved ones' needs.

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Care homes in Reading

There are 45 care homes in Reading regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)


45 residential care homes in Reading

Residential care homes offer help with personal care. This includes helping residents wash, dress, use the bathroom and engage in activities. Residential homes are staffed 24 hours a day; however, in most cases they are unable to offer dedicated nursing care. Residential care homes vary in size and capacity. In Reading there is a total of 45 residential care homes, all of which have been regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

12 nursing care homes in Reading

There are 12 nursing homes in Reading. All nursing homes on Care Sourcer in Reading are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Nursing homes have registered nurses on-site 24 hours a day, as well as providing all the support residential care homes offer. For this reason, nursing homes are best suited to those with complex medical conditions that require regular attention. These homes have specialist beds and equipment to support the care needs of residents.

21 dementia care homes in Reading

There are 21 care homes in Reading that offer specialist support for people living with dementia. All dementia specialist care homes on Care Sourcer in Reading are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

All care providers in Reading

All care providers on Care Sourcer are registered to their regulatory body. In Reading that is the CQC. They inspect and rate all care providers in England. To find out more about CQC ratings and what they mean read our Guide to the CQC

Abbeycrest Nursing Home

Abbeycrest Nursing Home logo
Essex Way, Sonning Common, Reading, RG4 9RG
Abbeycrest Nursing Home cover
11

has been rated as Good by the regulator

70 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life
At Abbeycrest nursing home we offer exceptional residential, nursing and dementia care for up to 70 elderly people. You can find us in the quiet village of Sonning Common in the heart of the Chilterns. Abbeycrest provides our residents with a full Care Pathway – with a full suite of residential, nursing and dedicated dementia care available here. This means that our residents can feel confident in the knowledge that their home can cater for them both now, and in the future, if their care needs were to change. Our nursing home offers a full range of residential, nursing and dementia support – including trial stays, short stay and convalescent care, as well as long-term care. We always encourage our residents to personalise their rooms with important personal possessions. Abbeycrest is ideally equipped to provide residential support for elderly people living with different types of dementia – including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia and Korsakoff’s syndrome. Our Care Team never loses sight of the fact that, first and foremost, Abbeycrest is our residents’ home.

Austen House

Austen House logo
Kilnsea Drive, Lower Earley, Reading, RG6 3UJ
Austen House cover
34

has been rated as Good by the regulator

79 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life
Austen House is a purpose built residential care home in Reading, set in a semi-rural location and within easy reach of Wokingham and London. Our staff at Austen House are dedicated to meeting residents’ personal needs and our nurses are on duty 24-hours a day to provide top quality elderly care. Staff on Austen House’s specialised Memory Lane Community (for people living with dementia) have been awarded certificates by the Alzheimer's Society for passing a course that helped with enhancing their understanding of dementia. It involves improved insight into dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, and learning that feelings matter most. Austen House welcomes enquiries and is pleased to show people – whether they're looking for advice or support – around if they would like to drop in to investigate for themselves. Our home is designed so that each person we care for feels completely supported in every aspect of their lives. First and foremost, the care and services we provide are delivered by trained professionals who are dedicated to looking after the health of each resident. Our activities programme is tailored around particular interests and our facilities are designed to enhance the lives of everyone living at the home. We also offer tasty and nutritious food that is prepared by a skilled team of chefs.

Beacher Hall Care Home

42 Bath Road, Reading, RG1 6PG
Beacher Hall Care Home cover
9

has been rated as Good by the regulator

70 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life
Welcome to Beacher Hall Care Home in Reading. If you prefer an older, more stately care home then Beacher Hall could be just what you're looking for. A charming listed building that's situated just half-a-mile from the town centre of Reading, care and thought have been put into the conversion from home to comfortable nursing home. Beacher Hall provides very specialist care for the young physically disabled and those suffering from brain injuries as a result of an accident or disease. We also care for residents with Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis – as well as the ability to offer care for younger residents with life-limiting diseases.

Hollies

Hollies logo
Reading Road, Burghfield Common, Reading, RG7 3BH
Hollies cover
5

has been rated as Good by the regulator

58 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life
Hollies Care Home is set in a rural village location with views over fields from the back of the home. The village has its own local bakery, greengrocers, butchers and pub and is fortunate to have very close links with the local church “St Marys” who attend the home monthly for Holy Communion services. A warm and homely atmosphere can be found in the Hollies lounges, one of them a reminiscence lounge and the other one a lovely peaceful “quiet lounge” which families enjoy booking for private functions. An activities coordinator ensures a full program of entertainment, with piano playing a favourite pastime, together with arts, crafts and quizzes. A variety of refreshments are always available to residents and care plans include all their medication and daily dietary requirements. Hollies Care Home provides residential and nursing care to elderly residents, taking pride in delivering solutions to suit a range of personal needs while being an enjoyable facility in which to live.

Parkside Care Home

Parkside Road, Reading, RG30 2DP
Parkside Care Home cover
8

has been rated as Good by the regulator

75 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life
We are proud of our facilities and the high level of care we provide at Parkside. Set in a quiet residential area, Parkside is just a short walk from a range of local amenities and there are excellent bus links into the city centre of Reading too. We provide excellent residential and nursing care for the elderly. Our approach tailors care to suit each person, with the focus on dignity, respect and as much independence as possible.

1 Uppingham Gardens

Caversham, Reading, RG4 6SP

has been rated as Good by the regulator

7 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

26 St Barnabas Road

Emmer Green, Reading, RG4 8RA

has been rated as Good by the regulator

6 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

30 Broad Lane

Upper Bucklebury, Reading, RG7 6QJ

has been rated as Good by the regulator

6 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

30 Richmond Road

Caversham, Reading, RG4 7PR

has been rated as Good by the regulator

5 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Abbeyfield Reading Society Limited

11 Maitland Road, Reading, RG1 6NL

has been rated as Good by the regulator

28 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Acorn House

20 Huckleberry Close, Purley-on-Thames, Reading, RG8 8EH

has been rated as Good by the regulator

5 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life
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Care home services in Reading

It is important to find the best care for your needs. Care Sourcer provides details of all UK care homes to help you find the ideal solution. In Reading, you can explore care homes with the following specialisms:

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Care homes near you

LocationAverage rating
Reading
21 care homes

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Reading
45 care homes

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Abingdon
9 care homes

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Caversham
1 care home

has been rated as Outstanding by the regulator

Chinnor
1 care home

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Crowthorne
9 care homes

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Didcot
4 care homes

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Finchampstead
1 care home

has been rated as Requires improvement by the regulator

Average care home costs in South East

Average costs based on LaingBuisson Care of Older People UK report 2019

Residential care homes

£775 per week



Nursing care homes

£1,019 per week



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Care home costs in South East