St Thomas Care Home

St Thomas' Close,



RG21 5NW

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Care enquiries 01256 441 576
New care enquiry phone lines are open 8am - 8pm
All other calls 01256 355 959

St Thomas Care Home in Basingstoke

St Thomas Care Home provides high quality, 24-hour dementia care that affords the best possible alternative for those who are no longer able to manage at home. Our Memory Lane Community supports individuals living with dementia in a stimulating, yet secure environment. Our dedicated and experienced team empower residents to regain independence, choice and freedom in their lives in a safe and comfortable setting.

We aim to improve the quality of life for every resident living in our home. Our commitment to the individuals we support can be seen across the board, not only in our care, but in our cooking, hospitality and activities. Our skilled chefs are passionate about providing nutritious and delicious meals, whilst our full-time activities coordinators organise an extensive activities programme, with something to every residents' interests and needs.

St Thomas was converted from a beautiful Victorian home and is set within tranquil landscaped gardens. It is also ideally situated within walking distance of Basingstoke, which offers a good selection of shops, restaurants, leisure activities and transport links.

We think you’ll find us ideally suited to meet your needs, so why not arrange a visit and experience our home for yourself?

Types of care

We provide care for people living with dementia, and the first step to providing support is by getting to know who they are. Dementia is something they live with but is not what defines them as a person; we aim to encourage and empower those we support and help them maintain as much independence as possible through a range of meaningful care and lifestyle activities.

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Dementia Care

Respite / Short Stay

Services for Under 65


  • Wi-fi available
  • En-suite rooms
  • Pet-friendly
  • Step-free access


  • Access to kitchen facilities
  • Conservatory
  • Flexible mealtimes
  • Internet access/wifi


  • Disabled bathroom
  • Disabled WC/facilities
  • Disability awareness/equality training
  • Lift


  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • En-suite toilet plus bath/shower
  • Furnished rooms and own furniture welcomed

Our Team

The dedicated and experienced team are passionate about providing quality care to each individual living at the home.

Helena Hawkins

General Manager

Hello, my name is Helena, and I am the General Manager here at St Thomas. Welcome to our website!

St Thomas is a unique and beautiful building, supporting residents within our 10-60-06 accredited Memory Lane Community.

I have been managing care homes since 2000 and I am thrilled to be working with the team at St Thomas to deliver the best standard of care to residents in bespoke and beautiful surroundings.

Please feel free to drop in to meet us and have a coffee and some cake in our beautiful chapel.

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Kathryn Hughes

Deputy Manager

Hi, my name is Kathryn, and I am the Deputy Manager here at St Thomas. I have been working in care homes for a number of years and I thoroughly enjoy my job. My role is to support the General Manager and staff in providing the best care for people living with dementia in a homely and stimulating environment.

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Jo Swerling

Customer Relationship Manager

I joined Barchester Healthcare in August having previously worked for a couple of other care providers. My role is to support the Team in this beautiful home with events, activities, relationship building with families, residents and the local community. I am passionate about care and I’m a real people person. In my spare time I love to fundraise and recently Trekked the Great Wall of China! I love to socialise with friends and family.

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John Pace

Maintenance Manager.

Hi! I’m John, the Head of Maintenance at St Thomas Care Home, and I started here since in December 2016. I have worked in care home maintenance for over 10 years and always strive to keep a high standard of maintenance so that residents can be proud of the home they live in. I enjoy interacting with residents and involving them in our day-to-day routine when possible. 

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Linda Milsom

Head Housekeeper

Hello, my name is Linda, and I am the Head Housekeeper here at St Thomas.

For most of my working life, I have worked in housekeeping, firstly within hotels, and for the last 10 years, in the care sector.

I have a hardworking team and we all take great pride in keeping St Thomas a clean and lovely place for those who live here.

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Lindsey and Sinead

Activities Coordinators

Lindsey and Sinead host a range of activities within St Thomas. They base their activities on residents' likes and dislikes, and are always keen to help reignite old passions in residents. They enjoy arranging social events in and out of the home, and have some wonderful external entertainers visit the Home regularly including musical entertainers, arts and crafts and keep fit!!

St Thomas is a very friendly and lively Home, where all staff work together to make residents happy and their time with us enjoyable.

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Pet Therapist

Hello, my name is Zeus and I enjoy coming to work with my mum, Helena, now and again. I am 6 years old and my mum and dad adopted me from a rescue when I was 18 months old.

I love spending time with the residents at St Thomas, especially when they have cake! My favourite game is ball, so if you see me carrying my ball, I would be really happy for you to throw it for me. I also have the waggiest tail and am happy to show everyone this as much as I can.

Please come and say hello to me when you visit.

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Life at St Thomas 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.

Food & Nutrition

Food and nutrition

We offer a constantly evolving menu that caters to the tastes and dietary requirements of those we support.

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Activities & events


Our activities programme is planned with individual tastes in mind, and residents always have the opportunity to try new and exciting things.

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Care & Facilties

Care and facilities

Our facilities are designed to the highest standards and the care we provide is delivered by passionate and highly-trained professionals.

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St Thomas Care Home

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09 August 2017

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