St Katharine’s House, Wantage
Nursing & Palliative Care
Nursing & Palliative Care
St Katharine’s House is a care home providing personal and nursing care for up to 76 residents, with one unit specialising in providing care to people living with dementia. Conveniently located near Wantage Shopping Centre, which is regularly used for shopping trips by residents, the home benefits from access to many local attractions. Each one of our residents benefits from unique, personalised care, designed to make their stay with us as enjoyable and fulfilling as possible.
The home is set amongst five acres of picturesque gardens and has a stunning chapel. Inside, you’ll find a range of facilities on offer, including wi-fi access, a bar, library and reading room, meditation area, private dining area and hairdressing service. Pets are also welcome.WebsiteEmail Call
St Katharine’s House Care Home is frequently recognised and commended by stakeholders including local councils and GP services as a provider of exemplary nursing care, supporting residents living with a broad spectrum of conditions. Using a holistic structure of support, involving the resident, their families and external community support, the nursing team upholds care, compassion, courage, communication, commitment and competence in the heart of their service. As a result they were selected as Finalists at the Care Home Awards 2022 in the category Best for Nursing Care.
The wonderful homely facilities at St. Katharine’s provide several different area’s for residents to utilise, whether it’s chatting in the cafe, pottering around the extensive gardens or enjoying the peace and quiet of the lounge.
At every stage in life, maintaining your physical and mental health is important. A dedicated Activities Co-ordinator creates a daily activity program, in conjunction with residents requests and personal areas of interest. These can be scheduled throughout the day to encourage participation for all and to create a fun family environment.
Independent activity, hobbies and day-to-day tasks can boost an individuals’ self-confidence and as part of our person-centered care, we adapt this each individual. Our homes take pride in arranging special activities including birthdays or special milestones, religious celebrations, national days of celebration and events.
The local communities support us in maintaining an active healthy lifestyle within each home and we develop relationships to promote socialising, mobility, interaction, independence and self-confidence.
Activities can be both indoors and outdoors and our patio areas and gardens are utilised as much as possible. We offer local and national day trips where possible for residents to enjoy within the community.
Gold Care Homes maintain the highest standards of food safety and nutritional value through creating delicious and varied meals every day, whilst also providing for individual dietary needs. Residents are encouraged to eat and enjoy their meals in social dining areas and each home offers bespoke dining experiences, from outdoor BBQs to seasonal and themed events. Private meals may be requested for residents to share with their loved ones. Please contact the home directly for specific requirements.
There are a number of options, including part and fully funded care. Prospective residents are advised to read our funding guide to understand the asset threshold requirements – this determines how much you are expected to pay. Residents can also access additional paid-for services including hairdressing, chiropody, opticians, daily reading material, and many more.
For residents wishing to upgrade their room experience to include dedicated internet service, movies on demand, private phone line/mobile, large flat screen (and more), speak to our Care Home Manager regarding the Gold Care Plus and Platinum room packages. We have a limited number of beds available for local authority funded clients, please contact the home directly for availability and a price list.