Bridge House Care Home
  • Thames View
    OX14 3UJ
Bridge House is a highly recommended and popular care home in providing excellent residential, nursing and dementia care in a luxurious, stylish and homely environment. Located at the heart of beautiful Abingdon, Bridge House is one of the the very best residential care homes in Abingdon, supported by excellent facilities designed to suit the varied needs of all residents.

The care team at Bridge House are passionate about providing high quality residential, nursing and dementia care and understand that each resident has their own unique needs. The team work carefully with each resident to fully understand their hobbies, interests, social preferences and medical requirements to create a personalised care plan.  By looking at the whole person, Bridge House delivers a tailored care plan that is designed to improve quality of life and overall wellbeing.

Accommodation and Facilities

Complimenting the quality of the care, Bridge House is a beautifully designed environment giving a light, airy and spacious experience throughout. The three-floor building offers a choice of beautifully appointed individual suites, with the option of a private garden.  Each private suite is decorated and furnished to the highest standards. Residents can then customise them with their own decoration and personal touches.

The living accommodation is supported by a whole range of facilities including:

  • Small quiet lounges on every floor
  • A restaurant on every floor
  • Library
  • Indoor garden
  • Licenced bar
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Private function areas
  • Croquet / putting green

Dining at Bridge House is very much a social experience designed around good company and restaurant-quality food using fresh local ingredients. Dining rooms are light, airy, beautifully laid-out, and offer a relaxed social atmosphere for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Residents may choose where to take their meals and the Bridge House chefs will always cater to individual needs and dietary requirements.

The Riverley Club

The Riverly Club at Bridge House Care home is an exclusive members club for seniors as well as Bridge House residents, offering like-minded people with shared interests, experiences and hobbies with the opportunity to enjoy a wealth of leisure and hospitality facilities in a sophisticated, luxurious and exquisite environment.

  • Cinema – the only cinema in Abingdon offers a widescreen experience with new releases, classic favourites and popcorn!
  • Bistro – sample a light lunch, fresh pastries, coffee or the finest tea with friends in stylish surroundings.
  • Fitness Suite – revitalise with light exercise in our well-equipped specialist gym.
  • Riverly Spa – pamper yourself in our hair and beauty spa offering true indulgence through a range of relaxing treatments.
  • Private Dining – why not host a dinner party or enjoy a celebratory function with friends and family in our private dining area?

Residential, Nursing and Dementia Care

Residential Care

Bridge House offers outstanding residential care for elderly residents with mobility problems, or who feel isolated living alone or need help with everyday tasks.  Residents have their own luxury en-suite bedrooms, often with the option of a garden, and have full access to activities within Bridge House and The Riverly Club.  Residents enjoy a high standard of living in a vibrant and energetic environment that makes them part of a friendly and active community.

Dementia Care

The Bridge House care team is highly experienced in helping residents living with dementia to experience a fulfilled and contented life. The quality of life for those living with dementia can be radically improved by creating the right environment. Bridge House understands this and their care plans build in features to maximise independence within an environment that is safe, stimulating and restful.  The dementia care team aim to build a sense of contentment through a variety of one-on-one techniques, including music or pet therapy. A key part of dealing with dementia includes the support of the whole family by providing reassurance and peace of mind, just when you need it.

Nursing Care

Bridge House has a highly qualified and experienced nursing team who provide 24 hour support to residents with medical needs.   While the medical needs of residents are fully supported, this is delivered within a wider holistic approach that takes into account the personal preferences, interests, food preferences of the individual resident.  At Bridge House, a personalised and unique care plan is tailored for each resident.

Activities and Lifestyle

Bridge House has a thriving social calendar that offers activities and events to suit all interests throughout the week. The annual programme of events includes garden parties, tea dances, art exhibitions and cultural workshops. As well as excursions to places of local interest, in-house activities range from baking and gardening to painting and cultural talks. Residents can also enjoy all of the exclusive facilities of The Riverly Club, including its luxurious spa, hair salon and beauty parlour.

Expert Care and Nursing Team

The care team at Bridge House are highly trained and work to the best professional standards. As well as their technical capability, each member of the team understands that excellence in care is about having a natural empathy with each resident on an individual basis. Each member of the team, whether a nurse, a hairdresser or a catering assistant share the same values.

The team is well lead and motivated by the Manager at Bridge House, June Maharaj.  A qualified nurse and with many year’ experience as a care professional, June fully understands how to culture a lively, friendly and happy environment while ensuring that all nursing and care meets the highest standards and enhances the wellbeing of each resident.

Arrange a Visit

We always welcome visitors to Bridge House Care Home and The Riverly Club.  Call us today on 01235 856 002 to see for yourself the standard of care, the quality of the facilities and to meet the team.

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