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Oaken Holt Care Home with Nursing, Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oaken Holt Care Home with Nursing
Oaken Holt Care Home with Nursing

Oaken Holt is a unique country estate surrounded by 23 acres of landscaped gardens and peaceful parklands. Located in the picturesque village of Farmoor, close to the dreaming spires of Oxford, Oaken Holt offers the perfect blend of tranquillity and accessibility.

Oaken Holt provides assisted living, residential and nursing care across three stunning environments. The main house provides the highest standard of residential and nursing care and The Coach House offers assisted living support for those wishing to retain greater levels of independence. This broad range of care services means that Oaken Holt can truly deliver a care pathway, offering different levels of support to meet changing needs.

Sensitively converted, the main house provides a mix of en-suite bedrooms and full bedroom suites in a remarkable stately home setting that retains a wealth of period features.

Further afield the Coach House development allows residents to live more independently without losing the touch of luxury prevalent in the main house. The stunning grounds are a unique and varied treat. When the weather is fine residents may choose to take a stroll around the grounds, pausing to enjoy the pastoral beauty of the Oxfordshire countryside. Of course, the option to just sit back and savour the views may be just as tempting.

The staff team at Oaken Holt believe that a wide variety of activities and social opportunities are essential to a person’s quality of life and fulfilment.

Group: Caring Homes Group

Person in charge: Sherrie Hume (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Oxfordshire County Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 57 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Cancer Care • Epilepsy • Hearing Impairment • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Muscular Dystrophy • Neuropathic • Orthopaedic • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): French

Single Rooms: 53

Shared Rooms: 2

Rooms with ensuite WC: 33

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Independent Living Training • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Smoking not permitted • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Latest CQC* Report on Oaken Holt Care Home with Nursing: click here

*Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.

Bed Vacancies

Current Bed Vacancies Posted by Oaken Holt Care Home with Nursing

Bed Vacancies
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posted 16 Mar 2015

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Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 8.4 (8.364)

The user 'Recommendation Score' (8.4 for Oaken Holt Care Home with Nursing) is calculated using a combination of the average of all ratings on user Recommendations submitted in the last 2 years, and the total number of user recommendations submitted in relation to the number of beds at the care home. The maximum Recommendation Score is 10. To see more about the carehome.co.uk user recommendations please click here.

Review of Oaken Holt Care Home with Nursing

I recommend this care home to anybody. They are very caring and everybody does a brilliant job. We cannot thank them enough for all the care they have given my Father.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Margaret T (Daughter of Resident/Service User) on Friday 7 February 2014.

Review of Oaken Holt Care Home with Nursing

My mum has dementia and dad recently died of cancer in Oaken Holt. I have spent a lot of time there with my parents over the past year and in my view have seen excellence in practice. Both mum and dad have received the most wonderful care. Staff could not have been kinder or more caring.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by David Beck (Relative of Resident/Service User) on Tuesday 15 October 2013.

Review of Oaken Holt Care Home with Nursing

The management and staff of Oaken Holt are excellent, caring and extremely conscientious. The environment and grounds are very beautiful and the activities organised by dedicated activity staff such as outings and concerts, art classes and many other activities, are marvellous. Dad is much happier living at Oaken Holt than when he was living on his own after mum died. The atmosphere is loving and very supportive.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Zoe T (Daughter of Resident/Service User) on Thursday 16 May 2013.

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Job Vacancies

Care Assistant

£Competitive

(Care Home / Nursing Home • Full Time)

Oxford, Oxfordshire

04 Mar 2015
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Sherrie

Sherrie Hume

Job Title: Home Manager

Joined: 2014

Description:

As Home Manager at Oaken Holt, Sherrie Hume leads a professional staff team delivering the quality residential and nursing care for elderly ladies and gentlemen.

A Registered Nurse, Sherrie has over 30 years experience in the Health and Social Care Sector. Sherrie began working for Caring Homes in 1992 as a staff nurse and has held various positions within the company. During this time she gained her qualification as a Registered Medical Assistant.

Sherrie has spent five years working as an Area Manager for a provider which ran five care homes in Oxfordshire. In 2006, she commissioned a new 64 bed dementia specialist home, something she achieved while at the same time successfully studying for a Diploma in dementia care.

Ensuring every resident at Oaken Holt receives the best possible care is Sherrie's priority. She considers the creation of an environment which promotes each individuals wellbeing to be paramount. Her wealth of experience within the care industry, and passion for excellence, provide her with the skills necessary to achieve this.

Sherrie works to ensure that staff are well supported in their roles, so as to be able to deliver a truly person centered approach for the needs of residents. She enjoys the challenges her job offers her and the opportunity to pass on her knowledge, while at the same time learning from others. Everyday gives her the chance to meet new and interesting people, as well as expand the skills she puts to use in the management of Oaken Holt.

Outside of work Sherrie is the secretary of a local cricket club, where she enjoys watching her three sons play. She also enjoys to travelling, reading and knitting.

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