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Activities & All-Inclusive Care at our Oustanding Reading Care Home

Experience Shinfield View

Take a tour with our manager, Amanda, our manager who will show you around this amazing home.  Be sure to take a look at our care lodge in the beautifully landscaped gardens, have a bite to eat and ask any questions at all.

Shinfield View Carer with a Resident

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All-inclusive care

What makes Shinfield View so special? Our stimulating and inspired activities and events, our fabulous staff - all of whom are paid above the living wage - and our all-inclusive offering to our residents and their families. Take a look below what's included.

Luxury living
En-suite bedroom

With a dedicated phoneline and a smart television, your room is your sanctuary. You are welcome to bring your own furnishings and effects to truly make it your own.

Delicious, nutritious meals

Breakfast, lunch or dinner, you can rest assured that the food at Shinfield is always something to savour.

Bar-Bistro

The hub of the home, a great place to read the paper, meet with friends and family and to entertain and be entertained.

Chauffeur-driven car

For trips out and private journeys, you have access to our rather lovely Mercedes Benz

Experiences in the home

Whether it’s a trip to the cinema, boules on the lawn or nail polish and a soothing head massage – it’s all included.

Laundry service

It goes without saying that our laundry service is exemplary. Your clothes, laundered and ironed and fragrant, just how you like them.

Daily papers

Stay in touch with current affairs with your favourite read, every day.

Housekeeping

The home is kept spick and span at all times, and your room will be done to a schedule that suits you.

Entertainment & Activities
Celebrations

whatever the occasion, our team is here to make it special. Friends and family are all welcome to join you in our fine-dining room.

Trips out

The Shinfield fleet regularly takes residents out to some fascinating destinations, chosen between our activities manager and our residents.

In-house cinema

Set up for watching whatever you fancy on your own silver screen. From Casablanca to the Wimbledon finals, create your own cinema experiences.

Inspired events

We know how to put on a show at Shinfield View and we are well-known for the mix of talent we have hosted over the years.

Health care
24-7 health care

Naturally, residents’ care needs are taken care of for as long as they are staying with us – all day, every day.

On-site professionals

Healthcare teams trained to the highest standards, at all times.

Personal trainer

Keeping everyone moving and motivated, these team members are there for everyone to keep spirits up and wellbeing high.

Nutrition & diet support

Access to a dietitian is important so that the team knows what everyone needs, wants and is good for them.

Registered GP

If residents prefer to use their own GP that’s not a problem, but our GP makes regular visits and is a friendly visitor at Shinfield View.

Optician/chiropodist/dentist

Wider health professionals work with us to ensure that all health needs are met.

Keeping busy and having fun at Shinfield View care home

Hobbies & Pastimes

We are consistently amazed by and interested in our residents' skills, interests and abilities.  They have lived full, rich lives and there is so much to be learned by everyone from interacting in something they already enjoy, or something entirely new.

Art classes at Shinfield View

Music, art and pottery

Arts & Crafts

A brilliant way to get the creative juices flowing, it turns out many of our residents are either already great artists or unearth a talent even they didn't know they had! There is always something interesting and new to try, run by our brilliant activities manager, Laura.

Residents enjoy games at Shinfield View

Staying active and having fun

Games Galore

If it's summertime, you will usually find a group of boule players on our lovely lawn, possibly a chess set or two and definitely some card decks and so much more.  Friendly competition is something residents really enjoy, be it strategy games or light physical activity, it benefits everyone and we're always on the lookout for something innovative and new.

Residents at Shinfield View enjoy outdoor activity

Shinfield View Outdoor Fun & Games

Outdoor Activities

We designed such a lovely outdoor space for it to be used by everyone. Not only that, but it even extends to the first floor! Some residents enjoy a spot of bowls, or even short tennis, but whether it’s lounging in the summer sun, or watching the carol singers on the front lawn, our outside space is as much a part of life as the inside and it’s there for everyone to enjoy.

Food and drink at Shinfield View care home

Staying healthy and hydrated

We are leaders in serving the best care home food and our brigade of chefs has always been chosen because of their creativity and desire to innovate.

Staying well through eating and drinking is a really important part of what we do at Shinfield View.  We believe that the best way to ensure everyone receives the nutrition and hydration is to make everything simply brilliant, and that's what our chefs do, every day.

Our hotel-stocked bar has everything residents could want in the way of drinks and if there's something special that we have missed...well of course we'll go and find some!

A finely prepared nutritious meal by our Chef here at Shinfield View Care Home in Reading

Tailored healthcare for everyone

Healthcare

Number one priority at Shinfield View is the health and wellbeing of our residents, naturally. as well as making sure our care is first-class, we make sure that we work with the best healthcare professionals too, meaning our residents' fitness is optimal and in line with their needs, desires and personal choices.

Personal Trainer

Maintaining optimal mobility is important to everyone and underpins their natural feeling of independence.  Our own personal trainer, Stephen, is here to help individuals find out what works best for them and produces the best results.  Little-and-often planned exercise is integral in the prevention of trips and falls.

Workplace Mental Health First Aider

Mental Wellbeing is so important, and so here at Shinfield View, we have two Mental Health First Aiders, Emma Warwick and Stephen Orwin who are able to support residents, relatives and staff. Some times all someone needs is a little more time to talk.

Chiropodist

Chiropody is vitally important to the health and wellbeing of the whole body.  Maintaining healthy feet and ankles helps to mitigate against falls by keeping skin healthy, helping balance and strength in the lower legs.

A Dedicated Wellbeing Coach and Personal Trainer

Health and Fitness

Taking care of daily exercise and addressing any small issues early on helps to maintain our overall fitness and health. That is what our personal trainer is here to do!

Researchers agree that by taking regular, suitable exercise, the likelihood of falls and even dementia are reduced.   There are so many ways in which we help residents maintain their strength and mobility, that there we guarantee there is something for everyone, regardless of previous exercise experience.

Whether it's some group chair yoga in the morning or some Zumba in the afternoon, our in-house specialist Stepehen Orwin is here to help you achieve the best you can be, so that you can greet each day with a smile.

 

Our residents enjoying time in the Gym here at Shinfield View with Personal Trainer guidance
Care Quality Commission Rating of Shinfield View Care Home

*Last report 14/12/2019

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