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About Westacre Nursing Home

A Winchester nursing home providing permanent or respite care for vulnerable adults

Situated in the picturesque area of Sleepers Hill in Winchester, Westacre Nursing Home is registered with the Care Quality Commission as a care home and reviewed on Westacre provides care for older people with physical care needs and those with all types of dementia.

The original home is a charming Edwardian building with many original features. In recent years there have been two significant extensions to the home which means it is now fully equipped to provide modern nursing care, combining character and charm with functionality.

Caring Staff

The home provides care for 50 residents with a dedicated team of nursing and care staff. Trained nurses include RNs and RMNs (available at all times), supported by our well qualified care team, many of whom have the NVQ3 Level qualification.

Aims and Objectives

  • To provide an environment where the resident feels secure, content and cared for
  • To foster an atmosphere of openness and respect between residents, staff, family and friends
  • To have the best interests of residents at the forefront of our care provision
  • To produce person centred care plans for all residents which include privacy, dignity, security, choice, aspirations and rights
  • To expect a high quality of work and level of professional conduct from members of staff at all times
  • To ensure proper management and support for all members of staff
  • To help all members of staff to progress professionally and to achieve a high level of job satisfaction
  • To fulfill all our legal and statutory obligations
  • To meet our residents expectations in every way


Achieving our Aims

At Westacre, we believe that provision of high quality care for vulnerable people should be a fundamental expectation. To achieve these aims, there are four areas upon which we have concentrated to establish the standards of care we wish to provide.

  1. Residents
  2. Environment
  3. Staffing and Training
  4. Management and Administration

Flexible Care

With a holistic approach to care, personal choices are supported with arrangements being made for hairdressing, chiropdy, religious beliefs etc. We encourage friendly well behaved pets to come and visit. We also have ‘PAT’ dogs visiting regularly.

Events and Activities

A regular programme of events and activities both from our internal Activities Coordinator and external entertainment provide and interesting and varied day.

  • Coffee morning for early risers
  • Various games – cards, physical activities, board games etc
  • Music groups
  • Pamper afternoons
  • Life history
  • Artwork
  • Cooking