Life at The Dower House

Life at The Dower House Care Home (Winchester)

The Dower House residential nursing home combines practical design with state-of-the art care equipment. Should you require any extra care, you can access specialist nursing beds. We have four spacious short-stay rooms enabling us to offer post-operative nursing care or holidays for those who would like to spend quality time in the country. Post-operative residents can take advantage of our visiting physiotherapist.

The Dower House is within easy reach of Winchester and all of Hampshire which offers many historical places to visit, including the magnificent cathedral. We are easily accessible from London, being only one hour by train, and 30 minutes from Southampton airport. The charming Hampshire town of Alresford is just a short drive along the delightful Itchen Valley, an area well-known for its fly-fishing.

Your Room

When you are making The Dower House your home, it is important you feel relaxed, safe and cared for. You are welcome to bring personal furnishings and can come and go as you wish. Your friends and family are welcome to visit, as are their dogs.

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Facilities & Services

The Dower House offers many spaces for you to enjoy, whether it be to sit quietly with a book, an afternoon cup of tea and slice of cake or somewhere to catch up with family, friends, or other residents.

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Activities & Entertainment

As a resident you are invited to suggest the activities and entertainment you would like to see on the timetable. Popular choices are interesting speakers, current films and a range of music activities. Of course, you are not obliged to partake if you do not wish.

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In order to provide you with first-class, nutritious meals, we employ a team of cooks. Ingredients are often locally sourced from the Winchester area, Hampshire farms and other local suppliers. Our Head Cook meets with you when you join us, taking care to discuss your dietary requirements, as well as your culinary likes and dislikes.

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Enjoy a good book in a sunny spot, a gentle stroll or a summer party… The Dower House is set in five and a half acres of splendidly landscaped gardens and we make great use of them, the gardens are very much a part of life here.

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When you join us at The Dower House, it becomes your home. Staying connected to friends and family is important to your health and wellbeing, which is why we encourage you to have visitors as frequently as you would like.

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Enjoy a taste of life at The Dower House

Join us for a tour of the house to experience the welcoming, homely atmosphere. Book a visit now, we’d be delighted to welcome you.