Residential Care

Residential apartments and en-suite rooms are available in the 17th Century wing of the house and consist of accommodation ranging from self-contained apartments to large bed sitting rooms, all with en-suite facilities. The overall design is for absolute comfort and privacy. Most importantly, the intent is that each apartment will be a unique home where a resident can be surrounded by his/her own cherished possessions.

Convalescent or respite care is available for periods of one week to three months.

Numerous practical features include, for example, lifts to all floors, electric sockets positioned at sensible heights, specialist baths, a specialised central heating system and a state-of-the-art radio-controlled call system.

The philosophy can be summed up as endeavouring to provide the most professional and finest personal care, responding sensitively to all resident’s emotional as well as physical needs. Always respecting the individual’s absolute right to make their own decisions within an environment that is homely yet practical, very domestic and non-institutional where the words “The Old Prebendal House” come to mean happiness, security, comfort and care.

We maintain a policy of co-operation with the various state bodies with a commitment to the well-being of elderly people in our community based upon recognition of our social responsibility.

We place the rights of residents at the forefront of our philosophy of care. We seek to advance these rights in all aspects of the environment and services, and encourage our residents to exercise their rights to the full.

We understand the value of maintaining independence and that dignity, privacy and choice are important. We always provide person centred care to meet individual needs and strive to ensure you continue to enjoy maximum independence as well as peace of mind knowing that help is always at hand.

Our carers at The Old Prebendal House undergo regular and intensive training and are passionate about what they do. We specially select staff for their personal qualities and our carers work with our residents and their loved ones to create a detailed personal plan and build meaningful relationships that ensure our residents’ individual health and care needs are continually met.

All the help you need, all the care you want - The Old Prebendal House has a dedicated care team which includes Nurses, Senior Carers and Carers, as well as an Activities Co-ordinator. The Care Home Support Service visit the home regularly and are on call to provide services should they be needed at any time.

We also have regular visits for our local GP, chiropodists, dentists, opticians and hairdressers and these services are all accessible to House residents. If you prefer to travel to visit your GP, or other health professional, we are happy to accompany you and/or arrange transport.

Decorated to offer a warm, safe and friendly environment where people can maintain their independence and felt at home in our care, we provide 24 hour person centred care in comfortable homely surroundings with welcoming facilities. Each room/apartment is fully furnished and decorated to a high standard with a range of practical design features presented discreetly. Each room us fully fitted with a call system ensuring that help is at hand 24 hours a day, while specially equipped bathrooms, wheelchair access and lifts make day-to-day life more accessible.

We understand that moving into The Old Prebendal House Care Home may be a considerable transition, but it is one we try to make as easy as possible. Rooms are your own personal space and we are more than happy for you to personalise it with small pieces of furniture and items from home.

Mealtimes are an important part of daily life in our Home. Our chefs carefully select a different menu for each day of the week, with four-weekly menu cycles, ensuring our residents enjoy a variety of delicious dishes. We always use fresh ingredients, some of which are grown in out kitchen garden by the residents, to prepare nutritionally-balanced meals throughout the day and night.

We are used to catering for a variety of dietary needs so whether you or your loved one is a vegetarian, vegan or on a medically-advised diet to manage a health condition, our chefs will work hard to satisfy their needs.

The rules around Care Funding assistance from the Government are complicated. It is widely considered that it is becoming increasingly harder to obtain assistance and that the rules are interpreted differently depending on your location.

Here at The Old Prebendal House every resident is an individual and, as such, requires different levels of assistance and care. Whilst most of our residents pay privately, our Home Manager will be able to assist you with applications for Government funding to help with fees.

To discuss your requirements please contact the Home Manager, Michelle Rogers on 01993 831888.

I write to thank you and all your staff for the excellent care you have given to Joan over many years

wanted to say on behalf of all Barbara’s family a huge thank you for all the care, time and warmth you gave

You run a wonderful home at The Old Prebendal … I shall miss my visits

To all the staff for looking after my husband so well. We took great comfort from the fact he was able to be in Prebendal House

On behalf of my family I just want to express our sincere thanks for everything that all of you did for my mum, all of you were so kind and patient, I am at a loss for words to really say how we all felt about the care given to mum. 'Flawless' seems inadequate

Thank you for looking after my mother with such kindness, consideration and professionalism whilst allowing her such pride and dignity.

You made him feel secure and comfortable when he was no longer able to live alone … you also took a load off our minds.

It was a big step to have to move into a nursing home, but within a very short time she was calling The Old Prebendal House her ‘home’ … the nursing care was second to none.

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Old Prebendal Court

CQC Overall Rating


Station Road,
Chipping Norton OX7 6BQ


Office : 01993 831888
Fax : 01993 831800