Benson House Care Home

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1 Churchfield Lane
Benson
Wallingford
OX10 6SH

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Profile Strength
Very Good 83%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing | Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £1,250.00
Regulator's Rating Not Yet Rated
Meet The Manager

Marilyn Kimayong is The Home Manager at Benson House Care Home.

As Home Manager and a Registered Nurse I am looking forward to welcoming the residents and their families into our new home, getting to know them and spending time to help them settle in.

Marilyn Kimayong

Our purpose-built luxury care home in Benson near Wallingford providing residents with high quality residential, nursing and dementia care on a permanent and short stay basis.

Benson House is a prestigious care home entirely centered around the residents, their needs and wishes. With various lounges which are perfect for socialising, to a cinema room, bistro area and hairdressing salon, there’s plenty to keep residents engaged. With landscaped gardens and wind-proof glazed balconies providing outdoor seating all year round.

We're open for safe admissions, managing visits and routinely testing everyone. Our strict Infection Control Assurance measures are in place to safeguard our residents, colleagues and all visiting professionals. Weekly testing of all colleagues and monthly testing of all residents is being carried out as per current government guidance. New residents benefit from a personalised wellbeing plan during their initial 7-14 days and we welcome named visitors to help them settle in.


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Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Personal care.
Disability Support Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Walking Frame.
Medication By Mouth.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's.
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 Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
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.
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)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Mobile Phone Network Coverage (mobile “signal”)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Telephone for external calling

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

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Minimum Age
65

Our Building and Facilities

Benson House is a purpose-built luxury care home, providing quality residential, nursing and dementia care for up to 70 residents on a permanent and short stay basis. Luxuriously furnished with a cosy feel and beautifully landscaped gardens, situated opposite the River Thames with strong links with the local community.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
Yes

How Many Floors We Have
3

Who Owns Our Building
Private

Communal Rooms
Bistro, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Beauty Salon, Cinema, Hairdressers.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Private Garden(s), Seating, Secure Garden, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

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About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 70
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 70

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View.

Room Facilities
Telephone Point.

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Description

You’ll find the team here are passionate about meeting every individual’s needs, going out of their way to make Benson House a place residents can call their own. Our team includes nurses and carers experienced in all types of care, from low-level to complex health support.


Our Team
Marilyn Kimayong
Marilyn Kimayong
The Home Manager

As Home Manager and a Registered Nurse I am looking forward to welcoming the residents and their families into our new home, getting to know them and spending time to help them settle in.

Jay Trondillo
Jay Trondillo
Deputy Home Manager

I am passionate about ensuring our residents receive the best care and support they deserve. I am excited to be part of the opening of Benson House and contributing to creating a safe and loving environment.

Katie Polloway
Katie Polloway
Customer Relations Manager

I feel really passionate about helping residents and their families feel part of our community. I strongly believe every resident should have the opportunity to live their life as they wish to.

Donna Boobyer
Donna Boobyer
Commissioning Manager

Our carers and nurses are highly skilled, with qualifications to manage all types of care, including residential, nursing and dementia. Within each team, we’re also able to offer specialist care for complex conditions.

Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £1,250.00

The Importance Of Meal Times

Mealtimes are an important part of daily life at Benson House. We know eating well and the social experience of dining are key to health and wellbeing. Our chefs select a different menu each day, creating lots of home-cooked dishes with fresh ingredients to choose from. Using their in-depth knowledge of nutrition, they cater for any special diets and needs. Whether you're a three-meals-a-day person or prefer to eat little and often, our menus and snack options provide complete flexibility, view our sample menu below.


We Serve Food At
All day snacks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Pureed, Vegetarian.

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Activities Are So Important

At Benson House, there’s something to tickle everyone’s fancy – from the craft room to the hair salon, our packed schedule of events and activities, to picnics in the stunning grounds. And if residents prefer to spend one-on-one time with a member of the team, they can read the paper, pop to the shops or have a pint in the local pub. We have strong connections with the Wallingford community, many of our residents invite them to join in our activities or even run their own here. View our example activities below.


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Timetables
CHG2042_Benson_House_Website_Sample_Activities_V1.pdf

Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Bingo, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Cooking, Crafts, Crosswords, Flower Arranging, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Painting, Quiz Games, Reminiscence, Singing, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions.

1 Churchfield Lane
Benson
Wallingford
OX10 6SH

Regulator: CQC

Not yet rated.

Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church.

Nearby Services
Park, Pub, Restaurant, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about Benson House Care Home

Benson House Care Home provides Nursing, Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Benson House Care Home has 70 rooms.
Prices for Benson House Care Home start from £1,250.00 per week.
Benson House Care Home is owned by Caring Homes.
Yes. Benson House Care Home does offer Residential care.
Yes. Benson House Care Home does offer Respite care.
Yes. Benson House Care Home does provide care for people with Dementia.
Benson House Care Home comes under Oxfordshire.
Marilyn Kimayong is the manager of Benson House Care Home.

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