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About Our Care Home

About Us

An Introduction

Ashwood Care home was acquired by a the present owners in 2015, with many years’ experience in NHS and private health care as GPs and Consultants, they are passionate about ensuring that the elderly in our society are able to have a safe and caring old age which offers them a high quality level of comfort and a fulfilling life.

In 2018 we made a multi-million pound investment to extend, refurbish and make Ashwood the premier independently owned Care Home in Shirley, if not the whole of Southampton.

Our Services

We Specialize In


  • Accommodation for persons who require  personal care
  • Dementia
  • Mental health conditions
  • Physical disabilities
  • Sensory impairments
  • Caring for adults over 65 yrs


  • Salon
  • Cinema Room
  • Sensory Room
  • Large Lounge with Garden Access
  • Raised Planting
  • Wooden Gazebo
  • Tea Shop
  • Wired internet available in most rooms ( high speed)
  • Satellite TV Connection available in rooms


Our residents are given the opportunity to participate in a wide range of activities including live music, entertainers, dog visits, exercises, quizzes, arts & crafts, tombola, bingo etc.

We encourage visits from local church choir and schools.

We have special events to invite family and friends of our residents during summer BBQs and during festive season.

Food & Drinks

Our food is all prepared in house by our Chef who takes pride in understanding the needs and tastes of our residents. The food is prepared by locally sourced ingredients to fulfil the nutritional requirements of our residents. Our Chef is always open to requests and suggestions by our residents. Our staff ensures that the residents eat properly and provide all the necessary assistance.

Family Access

We provide 24/7 access to friends and families of our residents. Relatives are encouraged to visit / talk to the residents as often as possible. Internet and private phone lines can be arranged in every room on request of our Residents.


  • 39 bedded home
  • Most rooms have ensuite wetrooms
  • Fully Accessible Bathroom Available
  • Tastefully decorated to the highest standard
  • Large modern and bright rooms
  • Provision for a direct telephone line in the room
  • Provision for private TV in the room
  • Provision for your own private fridge in the room

Medical Facilities

All our residents are registered with Shirley Avenue Surgery which is across the road. Our staff has excellent relationship with the Local GPs and district nurses to ensure that our residents get the best medical care when they need.


  • Multi-million pound investment
  • New En-suite rooms with modern facilities
  • Homely atmosphere


The Care home is managed by a group of health professionals who are passionate about providing appropriate care for residents who are frail and have dementia and mental health problems .
We have a very dedicated team of staff who have been caring for residents for 10-20 years and make the residents feel at home and enrich their experience .
We have very experienced staff who receive regular training to meet the requirements of the residents and support them in their needs .


What our guests say

Want be a member of our family?

We welcome you to our family with all the love and care you want . . . . . !!

Discount for NHS Families as a token of Appreciation!


We welcome families to leave their loved one for a day to have first hand experience