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The Broadway
OX11 8ET


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Profile Strength
Excellent 95%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing | Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £1,300.00
Regulator's Rating Not Yet Rated
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Meet The Manager

Sonia Kasese is Home Manager at Valerian Court.

Sonia is the Home Manager at the brand new purpose-built Valerian Court Care Home.  With extensive experience in managing luxury care homes Sonia strives to provide excellence in care and to ensure that all residents lead a happy and enriched life.

Sonia Kasese

Valerian Court Care Home is a brand new, purpose built care home positioned in the heart of Didcot, Oxfordshire. Our care home is a private care facility that provides superior accommodation for up to 70 residents. Residents of Valerian Court will receive unrivalled Nursing, Residential, Dementia, and Respite Care, carried out by our skilled and experienced team.

Valerian Court has been expertly designed to bring together medical care and a luxurious way of living. Our aim is to provide a loving and supportive setting in which residents can thrive. All staff have undergone extensive training to deliver the finest possible care and support to all those who will be living with us.

Valerian Court
Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, End of Life, Palliative, Personal care, Reablement.
Disability Support Bed Bound, Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Requires Hoist , Walking Frame, Wheel Chair Bound.
Medication By Mouth, Change Catheter, Injection, Suppository.
Nursing Specialisms Parkinson's Disease.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Agitation / Restlessness, Disrupted Sleep Patterns, Mild Forgetfulness.
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's, Lewy Body, Mixed Dementias, 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.

What we're doing to keep residents & visitors safe

The health, safety and wellbeing of the residents and staff of Valerian Court Care Home is our top priority. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have implemented a host of new safety measures to ensure that our residents are able to continue to live their lives as they choose, with minimal inconvenience. By making just a few adjustments to our daily lives we can mitigate the risk of COVID-19 in both our home and in our community.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
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.
Infection Prevention & Control (IPC) - Regulator’s Assessment
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, regulators have assessed the preparedness of care providers in relation to infection prevention and control. Details of the regulator’s latest findings can be found below.
Regulator: CQC
safe-tick Admission The provider assured the regulator that it was admitting people safely to the service.
safe-tick Use of PPE The provider assured the regulator that it was using personal protective equipment effectively and safely.
safe-tick Visitors The provider assured the regulator that it was preventing visitors from catching and spreading infections.
To view the provider’s latest Inspection Reports, Click here.
Safe Visiting Space
safe-tick We have a safe visiting space
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

Our care home provides a telephone in some of our residents’ rooms.

Social media provides an up to date window on the activities within a provider's setting.

With the restrictions on visiting during the pandemic, social media platforms such as these offer real insight when you are choosing a provider.

Infection Control Safe We are on Facebook

Minimum Age

LGBTQ Welcome
Our Building and Facilities

This elegant, purpose built home couples luxurious accommodation and facilities combined with a dedicated team who are devoted to supporting every resident to get the best experience from every day. We have carefully designed our home to offer support and care and an inviting ambience to promote friendship, memories and lots of special moments. Our talented team of Chefs pride themselves on producing the highest quality of handcrafted, nutritious meals, ensuring that all tastes and dietary needs are catered for. Special occasions need never be missed with family and friends with our private dining room offering bespoke menus.

Is Our Home Purpose Built

How Many Floors We Have

Who Owns Our Building

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

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

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

How 'Smart' Are We?
Reduce Plastic Use.


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Set across 4 floors, Valerian Court Care Home boasts 70 pleasantly designed bedrooms that feature en-suite wetrooms, modern furnishings, flat-screen televisions, high-speed internet access and modern nurse call systems. Balconies can be found on floors 1, 2 and 3 and are available to all residents to enjoy. Residents are encouraged to bring personal belongings with them to decorate their bedroom for maximum comfort.

About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 70
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 70
We offer these types of ensuite rooms: WC and Basin, Wet Rooms.

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Balcony, Furnished.

Room Facilities
Alarm, Balcony, Internet Access, Sky/Cable TV, Telephone Point, Wifi.

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Caring for our residents is of paramount importance and you can be assured of care that is second to none, 24 hours a day. Our dedicated and caring team pride themselves in delivering person-centred care that ensures privacy, dignity and respect whilst fostering independence, confidence and wellness or each of our residents.

Our Team
Sonia Kasese
Sonia Kasese
Home Manager

Sonia is the Home Manager at the brand new purpose-built Valerian Court Care Home.  With extensive experience in managing luxury care homes Sonia strives to provide excellence in care and to ensure that all residents lead a happy and enriched life.

Louise Springett
Louise Springett

Louise is joining the team at Valerian Court and will be the Administrator for the home. Having worked in the care industry for over six years and with extensive experience in Administration and general day to day running of a care home Louise is a great asset to the team. Louise is passionate in ensuring that residents receive the very best care and that their families and the staff are all fully supported.

Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £1,300.00
Nursing Fees From / Price Per Week £1,400.00
Residential Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £1,300.00
Nursing Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £1,400.00
Respite Fees From / Price Per Week £1,430.00

Funding Types
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes
We Accept Local Authority Funding No
We Accept NHS Continuing Healthcare Yes
We Accept Local Authority funding with a Third Party Top-Up Yes

Choice Dining Logo

Choice Dining is a food-focused accreditation designed to give care-seekers like yourself the ability to consider and compare the dining experience within different care settings.

To be awarded the Choice Dining badge, a care home will have committed to delivering exceptional dining experiences with a strong focus on preference, individuality, hygiene and the environment. You can explore the specifics of all participating homes in the tab below to learn more about the food on offer, how it is served and presented and what they’re doing to cater for your personal taste. For more information about Choice Dining please click here.

Styles of Food Pink tick icon Gluten-free Pink tick icon Pureed Pink tick icon Vegan Pink tick icon Vegetarian
Dining Locations Pink tick icon Bedroom Dining Pink tick icon Café Pink tick icon Restaurant
Dining Styles Pink tick icon A la Carte Pink tick icon Room Service
Hospitality Pink tick icon Guests are welcome for dinner (Covid permitting)
Our Menu Pink tick icon Valerian A3 Sample Menu.pdf
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The preparation, nutritional value and presentation of food.

Pink tick icon Attractive drinks and adaptive cups/glasses are available and accessible where needed.

Pink tick icon Individual dietary needs are person centred.

Pink tick icon Meals reflect the nutritional needs of the residents.

Pink tick icon Our menu is balanced.

Pink tick icon Snacks are provided for residents that require texture-modified food.

Pink tick icon Sweet and savoury foods are provided between meals (this does not just include cakes and biscuits).

Pink tick icon A la Carte

Pink tick icon Room Service

A critical component for good health.

Pink tick icon We are following best practice including NICE guidelines as a standard.

Pink tick icon We are conducting internal and/or 3rd party food safety audits.

Pink tick icon We have allergen management policies in place.

A freedom to eat the food you want, when you want it.

Pink tick icon A Private Dining room is bookable for residents and their families.

Pink tick icon Families are invited for meals [Covid permitting].

Pink tick icon Residents dining in their own room have the same food options as elsewhere.

Pink tick icon Residents dining in their own room have their food presented to same standard as elsewhere.

Pink tick icon Residents have access to Dining Room.

Pink tick icon Residents have the option of dining in their own room.

Pink tick icon Staff sit with the residents they support when they dine.

Pink tick icon Residents can order food not on the menu, or have access to an ‘evergreen menu’.

Pink tick icon Residents have access to a flexible meal service beyond defined times.

Pink tick icon More than one option is available at mealtimes for all residents, including those with special and theraputic diets.

Pink tick icon There is a weekly menu.

Pink tick icon We offer catering for special events.

Pink tick icon The best interest choices are made for residents unable to make their own choices.

Understanding the wants and requirements of every individual be it cultural, religious or dietary.

Pink tick icon Gluten-free food can be served.

Pink tick icon Vegan food can be served.

Pink tick icon Vegetarian food can be served.

Pink tick icon We can support people with Diabetes.

Delivering a respectful and quality service.

Pink tick icon Residents are given appropriate and dignified crockery / glassware and cutlery.

Pink tick icon Staff are hospitality trained to present / serve meals.

Pink tick icon Tables are well laid.

Pink tick icon We have food theme days/nights.

Pink tick icon Staff understand and pre-empt potential meal-time behaviours which can impact nutritional intake.

Pink tick icon Staff always use appropriate and dignified language (e.g. it is an ‘apron’ not a ‘bib’).

Pink tick icon We promote an inclusive dining experience.

Pink tick icon There are no unnecessary disruptions during mealtimes.

Being environmentally and socially responsible and thoughtful.

Pink tick icon We correctly dispose of our waste.

Pink tick icon We have a waste management system.

Pink tick icon We monitor our food waste.

Pink tick icon Our energy usage is well maintained.

Activities Are So Important

We want all of our residents to attempt new things and get creative in a secure and supervised environment, giving them the confidence to be independent and socialise with others. All of our sessions will be tailored to the interests of our residents, with the purpose of motivating and inspiring everyone who participates in them, ready to take on a new creative task when the opportunity arises.

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Valerian A1 Activities Examples.pdf

Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Bingo, Board Games, Card Games, Crafts, Crosswords, Gardening, Knitting / Embroidery, Painting, Quiz Games, Reminiscence, Singing, Word Games.

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

Contact the house manager.

Can You Bring Your Pet

The Broadway
OX11 8ET

Regulator: CQC

Not yet rated.

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

Places of Worship
Anglican Church.

Nearby Services
Bank, Chemist, Church, Garden Centre, Golf Club, Hospital, Library, Local Walks & Bike Rides, Park, Post Office, Pub, Restaurant, Shopping Centre, Shops, Surgery.

Frequently asked questions about Valerian Court

Valerian Court provides Nursing, Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Valerian Court has 70 rooms.
Prices for Valerian Court start from £1,300.00 per week.
Valerian Court does not accept Local Authority clients.
Valerian Court accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Sonia Kasese is the manager of Valerian Court.

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