The Ridings, Banbury
Calder Close, Off Daventry Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 3WR
Call free on 0800 0854158
Welcome to The Ridings, Banbury
Anchor's The Ridings in Banbury is a trusted provider of residential care, and we offer specialised services for elderly people with mild to moderate dementia.
Our care home’s well trained and helpful staff provide 24-hour care and support to help you maintain your chosen lifestyle, adapting as your needs change.
At The Ridings activities play an important role and we aim to enhance our residents’ quality of life by providing a varied range of social activities.
We pride ourselves on the quality of our catering with our chef preparing meals daily from fresh, seasonal ingredients.
Set in it's own beautiful grounds in a market town location, The Ridings care home is close to local services and amenities, such as a chemist, doctors surgery, shop, church and public house.
Come and visit us at any time. We’re here to help and look forward to giving you a warm welcome.
Respite care at The Ridings
If you’re thinking about a respite break for your loved one, then The Ridings care home could be the perfect place. The Ridings will offer you the assurance of quality care in friendly surroundings and give your loved one the care and support they deserve. Contact us to find out more about The Ridings care home.Contact us for more information
Enjoy a convalescence break with us this spring
If you’re thinking about a convalescence break for you or your loved one, then your local Anchor care home could be the perfect place. Stay 3 weeks for the price of 2* when you book before 7 March 2017*.Find out more
Enjoy a respite break with us this spring
If you’re thinking about a respite break for your loved one, then your local Anchor care home could be the perfect place. Stay 3 weeks for the price of 2* when you book before 7 March 2017*.Find out more
What can we help with?
Want to arrange a visit?
We encourage visits to The Ridings so you can meet the manager and get a feel of what it would be like to live here. You will be able to look around, meet other residents, find out what goes on and ask any questions you may have.
Find out more about costs and availability
For the most up to date information on availability at The Ridings, our current charges and fees, or to discuss your personal circumstances, please contact us. Our team are here to help answer your questions and provide you with all the information you need to make a considered decision about your future home.Contact us
Life at The Ridings
Our care home has a dedicated Activities Co-ordinator who organises and arranges a variety of opportunities for our residents to enjoy daily activities in our home and in the local community. We work in partnership with the National Association for Providers of Activities for Older People (NAPA) and encourage activities that enhance our residents’ lifestyle, health and wellbeing. Residents preferred activities, interests and ability are discussed when they move in and an agreed plan ensures that these requests are fulfilled. Our residents’ suggestions for activities also help shape the planning process. We organise supervised day trips to leisure facilities and places of interest as well as social events in the home, including themed restaurant evenings, arts and crafts, quizzes and regular entertainers.
|Games morning||Luncheon club||Gentlemen's club||Pamper session|
|Prize Bingo||Luncheon club||Arts & crafts||Jigsaw puzzles|
|Hairdresser||Luncheon club||Outing||Games evening|
|Knit & natter||Luncheon club||Entertainment afternoon||Fish & chip supper|
|Prize Bingo||Luncheon club||Reminiscence activities||Film club|
|Outing||Luncheon club||Circle dancing||Movies|
The Ridings is a unique, purpose-built residence which was designed to provide residential care. Set in its own beautiful grounds in a market town location. The Ridings has single en-suite rooms and two
room apartments, several with lovely views of the gardens.
All residents at the Ridings bring their own furniture, and we encourage you to bring personal items to enhance your room.
We also have:
- Rooms with views of the gardens
- Some rooms open directly onto gardens
- A television point and connections for satellite and digital TV
- Tea-making facilities available to make drinks for you and your visitors
Other accommodation facilities include:
- Cosy lounges with TVs and quiet areas for reading and relaxing
- Bathrooms specially equipped so you can relax in comfort
- Safe, enclosed gardens
We encourage you to bring small personal items to enhance your room. All residents at the Ridings bring all of their own furniture etc
At The Ridings our caring and attentive staff work with our residents and their loved ones to create a detailed care plan which ensures our residents individual health and care needs are met.
We know how important it is to care for our residents with the dignity and respect they deserve and this is at the heart of what we do at The Ridings care home.
Our commitment to advanced dementia training for our staff has helped the Department of Health pass its goal of 3,000 Dignity Champions nationwide.
Our health and social care partners include:
- A GP who is available on request
- A hairdresser visits every week
- A chiropodist visits on request
- A optician who visit the home when requested
- The district nurse and physiotherapist who visit by arrangement
- Holistic therapist-visits can be arranged
We know how important mealtimes are to our residents, so we always try to make this a sociable and enjoyable experience, whilst recognising individual choice.
The Riding's Food Promise ensures all our menus offer freshly cooked, appetising and nutritionally balanced meals including:
- Cooked breakfast every day
- Wholesome homemade soup everyday
- Freshly baked biscuits and cakes everyday
- Traditional Sunday Roast
- Fish and Chips weekly
- A variety of snacks available all day
Our Chefs understand the nutritional needs of older people and ensure that our meals are prepared using fresh, seasonal ingredients.
We serve tasty, wholesome dishes and involve residents in selecting our menus at a local level. We offer daily choice of meals and cater for special dietary needs and preferences, helping keep our residents healthy and well nourished.
At The Ridings care home, we provide quality 24-hour residential care and specialist care for residents with mild to moderate dementia.
We support and develop our staff on an ongoing basis to enable them to provide the highest quality care for our residents.
At our home we have:
- A library
- A ‘pets are welcome’ policy by arrangement with the Manager
- A shop for small items
- A hairdressing salon
- A lift to upper floors
- A personal laundry facility and laundry service
- A pay telephone and the facility for a private telephone line in each room
- Regular religious services and meetings should you wish to take part
- Newspapers which can be ordered and delivered daily to your room
- Wheelchair access and car parking
- 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
Meet the team
At The Ridings, Banbury, you're in good hands.
At The Ridings we have a caring team of well qualified professionals, passionate about what they do and dedicated to ensuring our residents always feel confident that they can rely on a friendly face and helping hand 24-hours a day. We encourage visits to The Ridings so you can meet our team and get a feel of what it would be like to live here. You will be able to look around, meet other residents, find out what goes on and ask any questions you may have. It is important to us that you make the right decision and are happy with your choice of new home.
Care Home Manager
"We understand that choosing a care home can sometimes be a daunting process, and are here to help. Asking questions is important to helping you feel confident in your decision and we are here to provide all the support you need."
"Our home offers a wide variety of tailored care and support services as well as regular meaningful and fun activities. We are sure that we can offer you support that meets you needs and welcome you to visit us for a chat."
"I love meeting new people and find helping them through the process of change really rewarding. I look forward to meeting with you and showing you all our home has to offer."
Anchor endeavour to be completely transparent about all our charges and fees. For further information please contact us.
How much does it cost?
Call us to discuss your specific care needs today
What is included in care home fees?
For many people, moving to a care home is a big decision and it can be difficult to know where to start. Care home fees are based on a range of factors, including specific care needs, which can change over time. Nevertheless, we all want the best we can afford – whether for ourselves or a loved one.
Living in an Anchor care home you can be confident that a single fee covers the cost of your personally tailored 24 hour care and support, all utility bills and meals as well as a fantastic range of daily activities.
At Anchor we pride ourselves on offering a truly tailored approach to care and therefore need to fully understand your needs to provide you with an accurate fee estimate. Please call us to discuss your specific care needs today. Alternatively we welcome you to visit us to discuss your situation face-to-face.
Want more information on care home fees?
Learning about the different funding options available to you can also help you feel confident in your decisions. Anchor know that securing care home funding can sometimes appear a rather daunting task and so to help we have put together a free guide covering requesting assistance, top up fees and third-party payments.Care home fees