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Memory café

The last Friday of every month, 10.30am – 12.30pm

Come and join us at our monthly memory café, where we offer support and practical advice to families and people living with dementia. Each month has a different theme with exciting activities.

For more information or to book your free place, please email vicki.lambourne@careuk.com

Dementia friends sessions

The last Friday of every month, 12noon – 1pm

Join us to hear our Dementia Friends Champion share insights about the condition and help you understand what it might be like to live with dementia.

For more information or to book your free place, please email vicki.lambourne@careuk.com

Carers support group

Every Thursday, 10am – 12noon

Come along and relax in a warm and welcoming environment, meet other family carers, share experiences and indulge in plenty of cake and hot drinks.

For more information or to book your free place, please email vicki.lambourne@careuk.com

 

Knit and natter

The third Thursday of every month, 3pm 

Join us at Winchcombe Place for an afternoon of knitting and nattering and enjoy complimentary refreshments.

For more information or to book your free place, please email vicki.lambourne@careuk.com

Berkshire grandparents

The second Thursday of every month, 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Come along to our café where we offer support for grandparents and family members who have little or no contact with their grandchildren. 

Dementia friendly cinema

Every 2nd Saturday in the month, 11am –1pm

Starts 11/01/2020

Bring your loved one to enjoy a luxury cinema experience in a dementia friendly environment

Dementia support course

Five week course, one hour a week, starting Wednesday 29th January 2020, 6pm

Join us to hear Jennifer Hall from The Care Home Support Team, deliver a five week dementia support course. 

Champagne and canape evening

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 18:30 to 20:30

Come and take a look round our luxury care home and meet Kerry Thompson, our new home manager. Enjoy bubbles, canapes and live entertainment.

Understanding dementia

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00

Join us to hear Dr Nori Graham, vice president of the Alzheimer’s Society, cover a number of topics to help you understand what it might be like to live with dementia, as well as offering some practical advice.

Latest news from Winchcombe Place

Care UK shortlisted for two top skills awards

Care UK shortlisted for two top skills awards

January 21 2020

Care UK’s commitment to developing its teams has seen it receive a double shortlisting in an awards scheme designed to recognise the very best in training for those in care services.

Bird is the word! Newbury care home residents spread their wings to celebrate the best of British birds

Bird is the word! Newbury care home residents spread their wings to celebrate the best of British birds

December 18 2019

Residents at a care home in Newbury are gearing up to take part in some avian-themed activities this January.

Christmas comes early at Newbury care ho-ho-home

Christmas comes early at Newbury care ho-ho-home

November 27 2019

A care home in Newbury is kicking off the festivities early by hosting a Christmas market for the local community to raise funds for the MS Society.

Care UK Flu Fighter campaign well underway to help protect care home residents

Care UK Flu Fighter campaign well underway to help protect care home residents

November 15 2019

Care UK has launched an internal Flu fighter campaign to encourage its 10,000-strong care home workforce to get their flu jabs to help protect more than 7,000 residents as well as their family, friends and the local community

Colchester-based care provider shortlisted for two major awards

Colchester-based care provider shortlisted for two major awards

November 12 2019

Care UK Residential Care Services has been shortlisted in two categories of the prestigious national Laing Buisson Awards.

Down to a fine art – children join Newbury care home for the world’s largest drawing festival

Down to a fine art – children join Newbury care home for the world’s largest drawing festival

November 8 2019

Residents at a care home in Newbury picked up their pencils and welcomed Happy Kids Nursery for The Big Draw Festival 2019.

Top health and safety award goes to Care UK for protecting residents and colleagues

Top health and safety award goes to Care UK for protecting residents and colleagues

October 1 2019

Care UK Residential Care Service has won the Best Practice Award judged and presented by the National Association of Safety and Health in Care Services (NASHiC).

Newbury care home opens its doors to caring community clubs

Newbury care home opens its doors to caring community clubs

September 17 2019

The team at Winchcombe Place invited the local community to a range of free, informal and friendly regular events.Carers, knitters, grandparents and family

House of fun: Residents see stars thanks to Newbury care home

House of fun: Residents see stars thanks to Newbury care home

September 10 2019

Four lucky residents at a Newbury care home saw their wishes come true recently, after each experiencing a day to remember.

Winchcombe Place crafts successful open day thanks to special guests

Winchcombe Place crafts successful open day thanks to special guests

July 18 2019

There were celebrations all round when the team at Winchcombe Place welcomed the local community and special guests to a day of art-themed fun and games.

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