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The Ridings


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Calder Close, Daventry Road, Banbury, OX16 3WR

Anchor’s The Ridings, in Banbury, is a purpose-built home supporting up to 48 older people to live a comfortable lifestyle, as well as offrering dementia care.

A range of care services are availables, including convalescence care; respite care; trial stays and long term care for those who can no longer look after themselves.

The care team works with customers to organise stimulating activities that appeal to individual and group interests, both in the care home as well as in the local community. Each customer’s individual needs are regularly assessed to ensure their care plans meet their lifestyle requirements. Customers are provided with freshly cooked meals made from locally sourced and seasonal ingredients where possible by highly trained chefs and kitchen staff.

The Ridings is operated by Anchor which were named Residential Care Provider of the Year at the Health Investor Awards in 2018. As a not-for-profit care provider, Anchor reinvests profits into its properties and services, to continually raise standards and provide a high-quality service to surpass customers’ expectations.

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Registration summary

Managers: Karen Kyme
Registration Date: 25 November 2010
Last CQC inspection: 4 April 2018
Local Authority: Oxfordshire
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Dementia
Number of beds: 48

Care home group

CQC Rating for The Ridings

Where this care home can improve

Ratings are provided by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and reflects the most recent report for this care home, which was published on 31 May 2018.

See CQC's page explaining ratings for more details about ratings and inspection practices of care homes in England.

Services offered at The Ridings

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- Banbury town centre is less than a mile away and can be reached using excellent bus services
- The nearest hospital is 1 mile away
- Banbury Railway Station is less than a mile away
- A cinema, swimming pool, and supermarket are 1 mile away

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