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Family owned residential care home since 1988
Encouraging independence with support, privacy, dignity and choice
Beautiful location in Streatley with close links to local village community
Comfortable and fulfilling living with regular activities

Nestled in a Conservation Area

Care home near Reading

We are a residential care home located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at Streatley, Berkshire. We provide a homely, secure and relaxed environment within lovely rural surroundings with good links to the region.

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Peace, Privacy and Independence

Good living at independent care home!

Our aim is for our residents to live as independently and fulfilled as possible in a caring, friendly atmosphere, and be treated with respect and sensitivity aimed at their individual care needs and abilities.

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Activities and Social Involvement

Residential care home

Although we respect the need for privacy we also provide opportunities for a social life and a programme of regular activities as well as transport to local shops and facilities with close links with the local communities.

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Update Covid 19

The Coombe House continues to be virus-free throughout the pandemic due to the vigilance and professionalism of our wonderful staff. In these unprecedented times we have maintained stringent Infection Control procedures in accordance with government guidelines. Furthermore we have our own strict procedures to ensure as far as possible the safety of our residents, and we will continue with these as long as necessary in order to protect The Coombe House from Coronavirus.

Currently, families and friends are welcome to see their relatives outside in our gardens. Please telephone the home to make an appointment. This arrangement will remain until we consider it is safe to lift these restrictions.

CQC OutstandingWelcome to our Residential Care Home at Streatley in Berkshire

Are you looking for a friendly rural care home near Reading on the Berkshire/Oxfordshire border? We appreciate choosing a care home for yourself or a loved one is an very important decision. Coombe House has been under the same family ownership since 1988. Many of our staff have been with us for many years and so get to know our residents well, providing a friendly, supportive and respectful environment in their later years.

care home vacancy at Coombe HouseOur residential care home is located within a rural Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at Streatley, 5 miles south of Wallingford and 10 miles west of Reading, Berkshire. The village of Goring is nearby, linked to Streatley by an iconic bridge over the River Thames. There are picturesque views of the Swan Hotel, river, weirs and Goring Lock and this stunning location offers attractive views of the surrounding Oxfordshire countryside and the Goring Gap. We strive to be the first choice for you or your relative looking for care homes in Reading, Streatley, Goring, Pangbourne, Newbury, Wallingford, Wantage and Abingdon areas.

We understand that you will be looking at a number of alternative care homes, and it can be hard to know what qualities to look for. We always suggest a visit to us would enable you to appreciate the pleasant, caring atmosphere for our residents that we strive hard to maintain. We also value the comments from existing and past residents and their relatives which you can see throughout our website and equally important, the latest independent Care Quality Commision report which rated us as 'Outstanding' - see below for details. We support residents in doing things for themselves and maximising their independence, including keeping contact with the outside community. You can read more on our activities page.

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What relatives have been saying about us...

I am so very pleased with the way that the staff at Coombe House look after the residents, I doubt if I could find a better place for my mother, if she has any problems the staff do their utmost to help her. As a visitor, I always feel very welcome.

The home is run very much as a family environment and has a wonderful atmosphere. Visitors are welcome at anytime and always offered refreshments and if required an update on the resident's well being. The staff are always professional but also how great affection for the residents. An excellent home from home.

Our Care Quality Commission Inspection...

The Care Quality Commission regulate care provided by the NHS, local authorities, private companies and voluntary organisations. Their aim is to make sure better care is provided for everyone – in hospitals, residential care homes and people’s own homes. The latest CQC inspection report can be read via the CQC link below.

The CQC inspection showed us as outstanding overall across the categories:

  • Safe
  • Effective
  • Caring
  • Responsive
  • Well Led