Woodlands Residential Care Home

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174-178 Reading Road South
Church Crookham
GU52 6AE


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Care Type Care Home
Care Category Residential | Dementia | Respite
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £1,350.00
Regulator's Rating Outstanding
Meet The Manager

Debbie Choularton is Home Manager at Woodlands Residential Care Home.

My name is Debbie, I am the Home Manager for Woodlands. I joined the company in 2000 and am very glad to work in such a wonderfully caring environment.

Our residents are so lovely and I and the rest of the staff have become so attached to them that we think of them as our friends. I am lucky to have a fantastic team under me who help make the home such a warm and friendly place that it is a home from home for us too.

I am so proud to have retained our Outstanding Overall rating from CQC. It is something the whole team is really proud of and we are working really hard to ensure we maintain our Outstanding Overall Rating.  

Debbie Choularton

Woodlands Residential Care Home is rated Outstanding Overall by CQC and is a friendly happy family run care home. The 39 bedrooms which are all en-suite are built around its central courtyard and wonderful gardens which provide all year round colour. 

The residents are at the heart of the home, helping to choose the homes menu's and activities programmes. 

With family values at the heart of what we do, working hard to preserve the residents independence and dignity as individuals. 

Compassionate, caring, professional staff strive to improve the quality of life for those who have chosen to live at the home. All  of the staff who work in the home are permanently employed with no agency staff used. 

Woodlands care for residents who for one reason or another find living alone at home challenging, giving them the benefit and reassurance of 24 hours care and support. 

All of our staff are now vaccinates for Covid.

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Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Convalescence, End of Life, Independent Living, Palliative, Personal care, Physiotherapy, Reablement, Rehabilitation, Support for Couples.
Disability Support Hearing Impairment, Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Speech Impairment, Visual Impairment, Walking Frame, Wheel Chair Bound.
Medication By Mouth, Injection, Suppository.
Nursing Specialisms Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Huntington Disease, Liver Disease, Lung Disease, Parkinson's Disease, Stroke, Ulcerative Colitis.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia.
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's, Frontotemporal, Lewy Body, Mixed Dementias, Picks Disease, Vascular Dementia.
Respite Care Yes

Autumna has invited care providers to evidence the infection control measures they are carrying out, above and beyond those laid out by the government, in order to keep residents, staff and visitors safe.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Air Filtration & Purification We are using air filtration and/or air purification devices within our care setting.
safe-tick Independent Assessments We have been independently assessed in our approach to infection control.
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
safe-tick Infection Screening We are using technology to screen for infections & monitor symptoms.
safe-tick Regulatory Assessment We have been assessed by the care regulator in our approach to infection control.
safe-tick Sterilisation & Disinfection Devices We are using sterilisation and/or disinfection devices within our care setting.
safe-tick Virus Testing We are testing for viral infection when symptoms present within our care setting.
Safe Visiting Space
safe-tick We have a safe visiting space

We offer safe, distanced visiting in dedicated safe visiting spaces for residents and their families. 

Connectivity for resident testing, monitoring & communications

Infection control and the safety of both residents and staff often requires quarantine measures and the isolation of care home residents. To test, monitor and allow residents to communicate with relatives, the prevalence of room-level connectivity within the home is becoming increasingly relevant.

Wireless Internet access (WiFi)

Yes, our care home has WiFi in all our resident’s rooms.

Mobile Phone Network Coverage (mobile “signal”)

Yes, our care home has mobile phone signal in all our resident’s rooms.

Telephone for external calling

Yes, our care home provides a telephone in all our resident’s rooms.

Family Portal

Yes, our care home has provides families with a family portal. Find out more about Family Portals here.

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Our Building and Facilities

Woodlands is a very comfortable home built around its central courtyard and wonderful gardens. Its 39 bedrooms are all en-suite. 

Communal areas include a main lounge and dining room both lookout onto a sunny courtyard which is a popular extension to these living areas in the summer. There are 2 smaller lounges where residents can go for some quite time or host friends and family for visits. 

In addition there is also a hair salon and lounge. Including specialist care bathrooms with all singing and dancing bath, so residents who can no longer manage to use the bath can enjoy a hot bubbly soak. 

Around the home there are 4 lifts and handrails in all the corridors, making is easy for the residents to get around. Outside all of the paths are flat to make it easier for residents to enjoy the gardens. 

Is Our Home Purpose Built

How Many Floors We Have

Who Owns Our Building

Communal Rooms
Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Beauty Salon, Chiropodist, GP, Hairdressers, Library, Lift, Minibus, Physiotherapy.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Seating, Secure Garden, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

How 'Smart' Are We?
Individual Heating Controls, Reduce Plastic Use.


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All bedrooms are en suite. There is a choice of having the room furnished or furnished with your own furniture. All of the rooms have nurse call, WIFI, telephone points and central heating. 

About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 40
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 39

Type Of Room
Double Room, Single Room.

Room Features
Direct Garden Access, Furnished, Garden View, Unfurnished.

Room Facilities
Alarm, Freeview TV, Internet Access, Private Patio, Secure Access, Sky/Cable TV, Tea and Coffee-making Facilities, Telephone Point, Wifi.

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Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £1,350.00
Respite Fees From / Price Per Week £1,650.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Hampshire
Region South East
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes
We Accept Local Authority Funding Yes
We Accept NHS Continuing Healthcare Yes
We Accept Local Authority funding with a Third Party Top-Up Yes

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Activities Are So Important

A lively programme of activities means there is usually something going on both mornings and afternoons, including the regular and popular activities of outings  for shopping, garden centre coffee mornings, fish and chip lunches, theatre trips and visits to the local pub. Residents are encouraged to contribute their own ideas to the programme. 

The full time activities coordinator supports in providing a wide range of activities to suit the needs of the residents. 

Woodlands believes activities play a vital role in our residents happiness and wellbeing. 

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Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Animal Petting, Bingo, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Crosswords, Dancing, Music Entertainment, Painting, Pet Therapy, Quiz Games, Reminiscence, Singing, Themed Events, Visiting Entertainment, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Garden Centre, Park, Pub, Shopping.
Our Pets

We welcome pet therapy in all of our homes. At Woodlands we are visited regularly by Alison with her friendly ponies, pigmy goats and her lovely dog Daisy. 

The residents love to pet and feed the ponies and goats, while Daisy is a firm favourite with everyone and just loves the fuss she receives. 

Can You Bring Your Pet

We Welcome
Birds, Cats, Dogs, Horses, Reptiles.

174-178 Reading Road South
Church Crookham
GU52 6AE

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Outstanding
Safe Good
Well Led Outstanding
Caring Outstanding
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 31st March 2021
Last rated 9th August 2019
Current Report

Woodlands Residential Care Home Care Home - Care Quality Commission (cqc.org.uk)

Historic Reports

Woodlands Residential Care Home Care Home - Care Quality Commission (cqc.org.uk)

Registration Date 24th January 2011
Service Provider Woodlands & Hill Brow Limited, GU10 5DB
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Car Park on-site, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Catholic Church, Methodist Church.

Nearby Services
Garden Centre, Hospital, Park, Pub, Restaurant, Shopping Centre, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about Woodlands Residential Care Home

Woodlands Residential Care Home was given an overall rating of "Outstanding" by the CQC in August 2019.
Woodlands Residential Care Home provides Residential, Dementia and Respite care.
Woodlands Residential Care Home has 40 rooms.
Prices for Woodlands Residential Care Home start from £1,350.00 per week.
Woodlands Residential Care Home is owned by Woodlands Hillbrow.
Yes. Woodlands Residential Care Home does offer Residential care.
Yes. Woodlands Residential Care Home does offer Respite care.
Yes. Woodlands Residential Care Home does provide care for people with Dementia.
Woodlands Residential Care Home comes under Hampshire.
Woodlands Residential Care Home accepts Local Authority clients.
Woodlands Residential Care Home accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Debbie Choularton is the manager of Woodlands Residential Care Home.

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