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Old Alresford Cottage is a residential care home providing care and support for older people in need of individual care and attention. Located in a fine country house set in four acres of landscaped gardens situated on the outskirts of the beautiful Georgian town of Alresford in Winchester, Hampshire.

The Home has a range of accommodation available including single and double rooms with several having en-suite facilities. Old Alresford Cottage is dedicated to providing the best residential care for their residents and are proud of the fully trained and experienced staff. As testimony to the quality of service, many of the staff have been with the home for many years - Meet the Staff here!

Together with the long term care being offered, short term/respite care can also be provided when a shorter period of care is required.

Old Alresford Cottage welcomes visitors and potential residents to the home at any time to sample the atmosphere first hand; this can be a visit for a cup of tea, a meal or even an overnight stay.

Confidence in Care

The team of well-trained staff are friendly and respectful, dedicated to delivering the highest standard of care and professional support 24-hours a day.

With a focus on each individual resident, to tailor the care provision in accordance with individual needs and care plan. An important balance to strike, providing the appropriate support and assistance to each resident. Helping to maintain their independence whilst also encouraging a full and active lifestyle where possible.

Carer and Resident
Guineau pig visit

CQC Inspection Report

The 2018 results from the Care Quality Commission Inspection Report came back very favourable and the home was awarded an overall rating of Good, something all the staff at Old Alresford Cottage are particularly proud of. This inspection covers the safety of the service provided, how well-led the service is, how caring, whilst looking to see how responsive and effective the home is. Read the full inspection report here

For many care homes, writing comprehensive care plans, keeping them up to date, and communicated with residents' families can be a time-consuming task. As it is absolutely essential to the smooth running of the home, so we looked to technology to alleviate this pressure. To continue to provide the high level of care whilst ensuring all administration and care planning is kept up to date.

Person Centred Software has been implemented in the home. A fantastic electronic care management system to alleviate pressure on care staff. Documenting care plans quickly and efficiently, whilst ensuring all residents are safe, comfortable and happy.

Read more about Person Centred Software and how it ensures the residents receive the best quality care!

What's a typical day like at Old Alresford Cottage? Find out here!