What to look for when choosing a care home

What to look for when choosing a care home

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Welcome to The Dower House, an exceptional residential nursing home near Winchester, Hampshire. Delivering first-class care, our residents enjoy the relaxed ambience of a luxury country house hotel set in beautiful surroundings. With a high staff to resident ratio, excellent support teams and modern technology we have created the perfect balance, enabling you to live as independently as possible.

What to look for when choosing a care home

What to look for when choosing a care home

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Take a tour of The Dower House

We're very proud of The Dower House and would love to show you what we feel makes it so special.

Our Home

Our Home

The Dower House is the perfect location for later life residential and nursing care. Read more about our ethos and meet the staff committed to delivering excellence in all areas.

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Our Care

Our Care

Our resident’s wellbeing is our priority. Find out more about the care choices available to you. Read our residents stories to hear their personal experiences of life at The Dower House.

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Life at The Dower House Care Home (Winchester)

Life at
The Dower House

Discover what life is really like at The Dower House, from the stunning grounds to our fine dining options. You can also read more about the facilities, activities and entertainment that ensure you enjoy a rich and fulfilling life with us.

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Five steps to healthy ageing

Author: Philippa Thompson

Joan Collins famously once declared ‘Age is just a number’ but as we age it’s natural to worry about what the future may bring. The UK has an ageing population, and knowing how to age well is an important consideration. At The Dower House, we believe there are five core areas of your life to think about when it comes to maintaining your health, vitality and independence.

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"I was very pleasantly surprised by the quality of both the facilities and ambience you provide"

"Having had some experience of the ‘normal’ care home environment I was very pleasantly surprised by the quality of both the facilities and ambience you provide. The public areas are all immaculate, the staff are a discreet and efficient presence, the rooms are spacious and well maintained. The huge bouquet of fresh flowers in the foyer is an especially welcoming touch. The dining room has the feel and quality of a restaurant and the extensive gardens are in beautiful condition. The Dower House provides a Country House feel for its residents"

Nigel Skinner