Southerndown Care Home in Chipping Norton
We are situated in the beautiful market town of Chipping Norton in the gorgeous, rolling Cotswold Hills in the district of Oxfordshire, about 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Banbury and 18 miles (29 km) northwest of Oxford. We provide 24-hour nursing care and personal support to frail older people, people with long term illnesses, people with sensory deficits and people living with dementia.
'Memory Lane' utilises a careful blend of skills and techniques developed by leading experts in the field of dementia care, incorporating person-centred design in its use of colour and cues to help individuals navigate through the home, whilst thoughtful interior design features, such us adapted crockery and tableware assists with reminiscence. Communities are broken up into separate units with a family feel so people can feel safe and comfortable. Care is focused on independence, dignity and choice, with a person-centred approach. Staffing levels reflect the needs of residents, and people living with dementia are offered a range of activities to help preserve life skills, support interactions and retain a sense of purpose and selfhood.
Our approach to care is based on careful assessments leading to a personalised and regularly reviewed care plan. Drawn up with the individual concerned and with relatives the care plan provides the basis for medical and rehabilitative work, making sure that dietary needs and preferences are met and the basis for our activities work, which we see as the heart of what we do - to keep up to date with our latest activities and events, please keep popping back to our website to see what we have been up to and what is coming up.
From the minute you enter Southerndown, you will feel the warmth radiating from the caring and homely atmosphere we provide. We want everyone who comes to stay or visit to have a wonderful, memorable experience.
Please feel free to drop in at any time, no appointment needed. Or just come along and have a coffee and a chat to see what we are all about. We hope to welcome you to Southerndown very soon.
Read our brochure ‘Life in our home. Providing care through coronavirus’ for more information on how we’re here to help you and your loved one.
Types of care
Southerndown provides person-centred nursing care for people in need of support or for individuals living with dementia. We understand that each resident has individual needs that we need to tailor our care to, so our services are designed to provide the very best for each of them, based on their personal requirements, and to help them maintain as much independence as possible. In our latest CQC inspection we received an overall outcome of 'Good'.Read more
Respite / Short stay
Click here to read our latest brochure 'Enriching the lives of people living with dementia' for more information on our support for your loved one.
- Wi-fi available
- En-suite rooms
- Step-free access
- Access to kitchen facilities
- Activity classes
- Activity room
- Day trips
- Disabled bathroom
- Disabled WC/facilities
- Disabled parking
- Disability awareness/equality training
- Double rooms
- Electric profiling bed
- En-suite toilet
- En-suite toilet plus bath/shower
The dedicated and experienced team are passionate about providing quality care to each individual living at the home.
Hi, my name is Ela and I am the General Manager here at Southerndown. Welcome to our website.
Here at Southerndown, we ensure dignity and quality care is always our top priority. We are a home that listens to the views of our residents. My door is always open, and I will always make time to have a chat with residents, families and visitors.Get in touch Meet my team
Our staff are like family
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Life at Southerndown Care Home
Ensuring that we deliver high quality care to those we support isn’t our only priority here – we also want to offer excitement and, most importantly, to ensure that everyone feels at home. That is why we employ trained staff who are committed to delivering a stimulating activities programme and nutritious cuisine, which are supplemented by services and facilities that are designed to make life here as pleasant as possible.