Dashwood Manor

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Profile Strength
Excellent 90%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing | Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Regulator's Rating Not Yet Rated
Meet The Manager

Dil Perera is Home Manager at Dashwood Manor.

The highlight of my day is seeing the people we provide care for happy, safe, and enjoying every day. I love building my team up and sharing an enthusiasm for care and supporting the community by fulfilling our social responsibilities. 

Dil Perera

Dashwood Manor care home, which opened in September 2021, offers a wide range of quality care for older people in beautiful surroundings.

With our highly experienced team, wide range of care services – from residential to nursing and dementia care – plus a café, cinema and hair salon, the Basingstoke care home will be focused on your loved one’s care, health and wellbeing.

At Dashwood Manor we will learn everything we can about your loved one so we can capture it in a life storybook. This treasure trove of information about your loved one’s life will enable us to create personalised care and lifestyle plans that are fully tailored to your loved one, so they can live each day in exactly the way they want.  

Care UK
Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Complex Care, Convalescence, Daily Respite Care, End of Life, High Dependency, Independent Living, Learning Disability (ALD), Mental Healthcare, Palliative, Personal care, Physiotherapy, Reablement, Rehabilitation, Support for Couples.
Disability Support Bed Bound, Hearing Impairment, Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Requires Hoist , Speech Impairment, Visual Impairment, Walking Frame, Wheel Chair Bound.
Medication By Mouth, Change Catheter, Injection, Suppository.
Nursing Specialisms Aids, Alcohol and Drugs misuse, Bariatric care, Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Crohn's Disease, Depression, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Heart Disease, Huntington Disease, Korsakoff, Liver Disease, Lung Disease, Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy (MD), Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Pain Management, Parkinson's Disease, Posterior Cortical Atrophy, Prader Willi Syndrome, Schizophrenia, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Ulcerative Colitis.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia, Severe Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Agitation / Restlessness, Disrupted Sleep Patterns, Mild Forgetfulness, Wandering .
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 Contact Tracing We have measures in place to identify and trace contact between people in 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

All Care UK homes now have purpose-built internal or external visiting suites available which enable visits to take place from behind a sealed glass panel, using a sound system to assist with communication. Where Government guidance and local health teams allow, these suites make it possible to continue visiting even when we have a case of Covid-19 in the home.

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.

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Our Building and Facilities

Our brand new care home in Basingstoke, which opens in September 2021, will offer quality care for older people in beautiful surroundings.

With its highly experienced team, a wide range of care services, plus a café, cinema and hair salon, our Basingstoke care home will be focused on your loved one’s care, health and wellbeing. 

At Dashwood Manor we will learn everything we can about your loved one so we can capture it in a life storybook. This treasure trove of information about your loved one’s life will enable us to create personalised care and lifestyle plans that are fully tailored to your loved one, so they can live each day in exactly the way they want.

Is Our Home Purpose Built

The Year Our Home Was Built
1 Jan 2020

How Many Floors We Have

Who Owns Our Building

Communal Rooms
Activities Room, Bar / Pub, Bistro, Coffee Shop / Café, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Beauty Salon, Chiropodist, Chiropractor, Cinema, Coffee Shop, Dentist, GP, Hairdressers, Lift, Minibus, Nutritionist, Optician, Physiotherapy, Smoking Area.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Greenhouse, Private Garden(s), Scenic Views, Seating, Secure Garden, Summer House, Vegetable Plot, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

How 'Smart' Are We?
Combined Heat & Power (CHP), Individual Heating Controls.

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Our bedrooms are beautifully decorated with en suite facilities. Residents are encouraged to bring along some home comforts for the personal touch.

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

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Balcony, Direct Garden Access, Furnished, Garden View, Step Free Access.

Room Facilities
Alarm, Balcony, Catch up TV, Freeview TV, Fridge, Internet Access, Private Patio, Secure Access, Sky/Cable TV, Telephone Point, Wifi.

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Our team will work closely to provide residential care and short term respite care. We also deliver specialised dementia care, nursing care, and sensitive and sympathetic end of life care. This allows you and your family to focus on what’s important during this emotional time.

Our Team
Dil Perera
Dil Perera
Home Manager

The highlight of my day is seeing the people we provide care for happy, safe, and enjoying every day. I love building my team up and sharing an enthusiasm for care and supporting the community by fulfilling our social responsibilities. 

Skye Williams
Skye Williams
Deputy Manager

I attended Bournemouth University where I completed my adult nursing degree. I have now been a registered nurse for over five years and I absolutely love what I do.

In my last role I worked as a registered nurse for another premium care provider, but I decided to join Care UK as a deputy manager because their values for the people we provide care for, and staff are the same as my own.

Leahanne Wilkinson
Leahanne Wilkinson
Customer Relations Manager

My role prior to moving to Care UK was as a home manager for a home in Crowthorne that supported 16 adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities. I met a person who worked for Care UK, who spoke passionately about her role and the companys values and ethos, and I liked what I heard so much, that I decided to look for a role with Care UK. Now I work here, its lovely to realise that people really do share the same values and they truly want to make a difference to peoples lives.

My team and I are the very first people that a family member contacts as they begin to look for a care home for a loved one. Theyre feeling a mix of emotions – including feeling overwhelmed. As Customer Relations Manager, I am here to listen and empathise and support them to make the right decision for them and their loved one. Its very rewarding to support a family on this journey.

Andy Compton
Andy Compton
Head Chef

I joined the team at Dashwood Manor in 2021. I love the vibrant attitude to life at the home and I am looking forward to helping to develop other team members.

To do well in this role you need to be organized, a good listener, and be respectful to others.
Having previously worked as a head chef and a wedding chef, I’m very proud to have cooked for royals and celebrity chefs in my career.

My favourite part of my working day is receiving positive feedback from residents and staff.
Outside of work I have a busy home and family life, visiting my elderly mum, dog walking, watching football and going to concerts.

Dominique Fischedick
Dominique Fischedick
Lifestyle Coordinator

I first joined Dashwood Manor in 2021. I was led to working at Care UK as I wanted to work for an organisation and a care home where I would be comfortable to live in myself. I also wanted to join an organization that would recognize my potential and support me in furthering my studies to fulfil a lead position where I can support change.

A creative mind goes a long way in this job, and you need to think outside the box as you are providing meaningful activities that are suitable for adults with a variety of mental and physical abilities. You also need to have patience, empathy, and compassion.

I feel very lucky to be working with an amazing team of people. My favourite part of my working day is knowing I’m helping to give meaning to a person’s daily life, and I really enjoy planning events which bring joy to the soul.

When I’m not working, I enjoy reading, writing, producing artwork and walking.

Grace Edwardes
Grace Edwardes
Business Administrator

I first joined the team in August 2021. I saw the role as a great opportunity to work for a corporate company after spending 10 years working for a privately run care provider.

I am looking forward to seeing this new home grow and helping make residents’ days here fulfilling and enjoyable. At Dashwood Manor every day is different, and my favourite part of my job is interacting with residents and their relatives and meeting new people.

As a Business Administrator you need to be friendly, approachable, professional and have a willingness to help others.

Sally Humphrey
Sally Humphrey
Head Housekeeper

I started Care UK in 2018 as I wanted to join a new job sector as I had previously worked in customer service and hospitality.

My favourite part of working at Dashwood Manor is having a clean home and seeing the people we provide care for enjoying it. I love chatting with everyone and meeting new people and their families. I enjoy seeing our team grow and working together as one unit. I am happy I can bring my experience of hospitality and passion for housekeeping into my role.

Funding Types
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

We’re committed to helping residents to eat well and stay hydrated Every home-cooked meal prepared in our homes is freshly prepared each day. What’s more, all the fruit and vegetables we serve are grown by, or sourced from, local businesses.

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

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Gluten-free, Halal, Kosher, Pureed, Vegan, Vegetarian.

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Activities Are So Important

From trips out to making wishes come true, holding events with the community, to birthdays and celebrations in the home, no two days are the same at Dashwood Manor

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Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Animal Petting, Bingo, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Choir, Cooking, Crafts, Crosswords, Dancing, Excursions, Exercise Class, Flower Arranging, Gardening, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Music Therapy, Painting, Pet Therapy, Pilates, Quiz Games, Religious Services, Reminiscence, Residents' Committee, Singing, Themed Events, Yoga.

Activities Outside Our Home
Cinema, Garden Centre, Local Tourist Attractions, Park, Pub, Shopping, Shopping Centre, Theatre.
Our Pets

By arrangement of the Home manager

Can You Bring Your Pet

We Welcome
Birds, Cats, Dogs, Horses, Others (subject to review), Rabbits, Reptiles.

Bradley Way
RG23 7GF

Regulator: CQC

Not yet rated.

Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Car Park on-site, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Buddhist Temple, Catholic Church, Gurdwara Temple, Methodist Church, Mosque, Synagogue.

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

Frequently asked questions about Dashwood Manor

Dashwood Manor provides Nursing, Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Dashwood Manor has 70 rooms.
Dashwood Manor is owned by Care UK.
Yes. Dashwood Manor does offer Residential care.
Yes. Dashwood Manor does offer Respite care.
Yes. Dashwood Manor does provide care for people with Dementia.
Dil Perera is the manager of Dashwood Manor.

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