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Out of Care Home Visits Guidance

Care homes can now facilitate out of home visits. Here’s an FAQ on what you need to know about the new government guidance.

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Hairdresser Prices and Services

We understand the importance of maintaining a well-groomed appearance for our residents, which is why we have a professional hairdresser on staff to provide a range of hair care services. In our search for a new hairdresser, we were looking for an expe …

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Care Home visits resume of Westacre

Care Home Visiting Guidance From 15th of December 2021 Following government guidance, from Wednesday 15th of December, Care Home residents can nominate 3 visitors who will be able to enter the care home for regular visits, in addition to one essential …

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Covid-secure Visiting Room at Westacre

Following confirmation of the new government guidelines regarding family visiting in care homes, we opened our lovely new visiting room on Monday 30th November. With the ongoing situation, we’re delighted that we are able to provide a safe, comfortable space for families to visit their loved ones.

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Overcoming Barriers to Communication

Communication is fundamental to our approach to care; it is vital to building relationships and providing the responsive, bespoke, person-centered care which we believe ensures residents have the best, most comfortable, and happy quality of life possible. Dementia can make communication challenging – but it is a challenge that can be worked through and overcome, especially when staff develop their understanding of the disease, not just from a clinical perspective – but also from the point of view of the person living with dementia.

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Winchester Rotary come to the aid of Westacre Nursing Home during pandemic

A team from Winchester Rotary, who supported Westacre Nursing Home and other local homes with PPE provisions during the height of the pandemic, are aiding the nursing home once again by reaching out with letters to vulnerable residents.

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Westacre Nursing Home Facilities

A Beautifully Equipped Winchester Nursing Home Set in the picturesque leafy suburbs of Sleepers Hill in Winchester, Westacre Nursing Home is a charming Edwardian building, custom developed to provide permanent and respite care for vulnerable adults ove …

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Occupational Therapy tool, interactiveMe, provides invaluable support at Westacre

All residents moving in to Westacre are offered our interactiveMe service. This Occupational Therapy-led service enables us to ensure your relative has the best 1-1 engagement during their stay here. An interactiveMe practitioner will assess your relat …

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Caravan Holidays – a Poem Inspired by Westacre’s Reminiscence Caravan

On Wednesday 14th August 2019,  the Westacre Reminiscence Caravan was officially launched by the 820th Mayor of Winchester, Cllr Eleanor Bell. Our team would like to thank everyone who came along and supported this special event. It was a day of joy, r …

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Westacre Reminiscence Caravan

We’ve recently taken on a fabulous project to help our residents and other members of the community, who live with Dementia, revive their memories. So, we bought an old caravan and we worked hard to transform it into a sanctuary of lost memories: The Reminiscence Caravan! This project is part of our Reminiscence Therapy treatment program to spark memories of holidays during the swinging sixties and seventies.

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Bluebell Dementia Café and Memory Choir

Coffee and Support every month. We are helping to bring our community together by hosting the Bluebell Dementia Café on the second Wednesday of every month between 2.30pm and 4.30pm at Westacre Nursing Home.

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Healthy Dining

Westacre has a chef who provides freshly prepared cooked meals. The chef regularly visits residents to discuss food preferences and maintains a varied menu. In addition, high calorie food for those on soft and pureed diets will be provided. All meals are served either in the dining room or bedroom depending on personal choice.

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