It’s all in the name – local community invited to name Kempshott’s care home suites

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A new care home in Kempshott is asking the community for their help to name its suites – and they could win a £250 cash prize.

Care UK, which is currently building a new care home, Dashwood Manor, on Shortwoodcopse Lane, is calling on history enthusiasts and Kempshott natives to help name the for four suite names within the home that will reflect the uniqueness of the local area.   

It’s all in the name – local community invited to name Kempshott’s care home suitesThe community are being encouraged to share their four suggestions based on Kempshott’s history, local places, famous residents or another theme that will represent the community. Should their suggestions make the cut, the winner of the suite naming competition will receive £250.

The layout of the building will be configured into a series of individual suites, each having a dedicated lounge/dining room to help facilitate the creation of close-knit communities.

Anthony Browne, Home Manager Dashwood Manor, said: “Here at Care UK, all of our care home suites are named after objects, events, people and places that are part of local history to reflect our desire to anchor ourselves in the local community, while giving future residents an opportunity to reminisce about the area.

“Kempshott is rich in history and I’m sure locals have countless stories to tell. We’re excited to hear what the community thinks the suites of our new care home should be named, and the prize could be used to support a local initiative, group or charity. Whether you think the suites should be named after famous residents or local beauty spots – please send us your suggestions.”

To share your ideas, please visit and download the entry form.

Designed to enable residents to live active and fulfilled lives, while also promoting independence, the new care home, which is set to open later this year, will incorporate space for hobby and leisure activities.

For general information about Dashwood Manor, please visit

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