Residential Care & Nursing Home in Winchester, Hampshire
The Dower House is an exceptional residential nursing home near Winchester, Hampshire. We take pride in providing the highest quality of residential care in a practical, discreet and civilised environment. The wellbeing of our residents comes first.
Set in attractive grounds, our Hampshire home engenders the feeling of a country house hotel, with a high ratio of staff-to-residents, and where comfort and privacy are afforded at all times.
Residents are encouraged to regard The Dower House as their home whilst they are with us. They are welcome to bring personal furnishings, and can come and go whenever they please. We also welcome family and friends (and their dogs).
The Dower House residential nursing home combines practical design with state-of-the art baths and hoists. Should our residents require extra care, then we provide specialist nursing beds. We have four short-stay rooms enabling us to offer post-operative nursing care or holidays for those who would like to spend time in the country. Post-operative residents can take advantage of our full-time physiotherapist.
We employ three, highly-trained cooks who source
our ingredients from the Winchester area, Hampshire farms and local suppliers.
Our head cook meets with each new resident, taking care to discuss their
dietary requirements, as well as their culinary likes and dislikes. The
wide-ranging menu is based on classic British fare and changes weekly, with
meals prepared in our modern, well-equipped nursing home kitchen. Residents can
book-in their visitors for teas and lunches.
We always consult with residents on what
activities and entertainments they would like. The most popular are good
speakers, current films and a range of music. No one is obliged to partake if
they do not wish. Winchester College boys regularly visit us to entertain with
their singing, music and dissertations.
Our residential care home is within easy of
Winchester and all of Hampshire, which offers many historical places to visit, including the
magnificent cathedral. We are easily accessible from London, being only one
hour by train, and 30 minutes from Southampton airport. The charming Hampshire
town of Alresford is within a short drive along the delightful Itchen Valley,
well-knowm for its fly-fishing.