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Bespoke Home Care Services in Oxford

There is a popular saying and belief that ‘home is where the heart’ is and at Home Instead Oxford we truly believe that continuing to live at home in the place you know and love is the most comfortable solution as you age.

Ageing is a natural part of life that can make simple daily tasks become increasingly challenging. However, our professional CAREGivers can support you to maintain independence at home with our bespoke, specialised range of home care services.

We are Home Instead Senior Care Oxford; the area’s leading home care provider. Our high-quality elderly care at home services were rated Good by the CQC and are designed to fit around the specific needs of you or a loved ones life.

Leading Home Care Provider in Oxford

Home Instead Senior Care Oxford was set up by John Kirk as part of the national Home Instead family. Our highly trained team of compassionate CAREGivers provide professional home care in Oxford.

Our services are designed to support your individual requirements so whether you require home help and housekeeping in Summertown to companionship care in Carterton, or more intensive dementia care or palliative care in Cumnor, we will work with you and your loved-ones to provide the support you need to continue living in your own home.

Whatever your home care needs are, Home Instead Senior Care Oxford are here to help you so please get in touch below.


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Advice & Support

Advice and support on ageing from the Home Instead network.

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How to age well

Growing old can bring challenges, both for the person who’s ageing and for their family. It can be frustrating for our loved ones because they can’t do everything they used to and feel like they’re losing their independence. At the same time, it might be worrying for their family as they might not be able to be there whenever their loved ones need them.

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Have a Dementia Friendly bonfire night

We all love bonfire night, a night to spend with family and friends enjoying some tasty food, warm drinks and of course the spectacular fireworks and bonfire. But something else to consider would be to how we can make bonfire night a bit more friendly for those living with Dementia. Fireworks and bonfires may cause distress to those who are living with Dementia, so in order to make sure that the fun of Bonfire Night is shared by all we have put together a few things to think about to make a Dementia Friendly Bonfire Night.

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5 Reasons to Become a CAREGiver at Home Instead

At Home Instead Senior Care everything we do is solely based on relationships. We don’t do 15 minute visits, the minimum visit is an hour that way you have an opportunity to build a relationship and rapport with your client. A key part of being a CAREGiver with Home Instead is companionship and we want you to have that opportunity to put a smile on your clients face and make their day!

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Stay in Touch with GrandPad

Staying socially connected is key to a happy and healthy life. As people age, staying connected to the outside world can sometimes be a challenge due to physical constraints or frustrations using technology. That is why Home Instead Senior Care has introduced a new simple to use technology called GrandPad. GrandPad is a tablet device designed specifically for older people and is available as part of a service from Home Instead Senior Care.

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Home Instead Oxford Announces Armed Forces Covenant Bronze Award

Home Instead Senior Care Oxford announces Defence Employers Recognition Scheme Bronze Award

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Booking Now! Alzheimer's and Other Dementias Friends & Family Workshop

Our next Friends & Family Alzheimer's & Other Dementias Workshop will be held on 23rd July 2019 at our offices in Kidlington. Facilitated by Katie Smok, our Dementia Lead, previous workshops have received excellent feedback. Katie has recently attended training in the Positive Approach to Care delivered by world-renowned practitioner Teepa Snow and, where appropriate, she will share the techniques she has learned to support people living with dementia. The timings of the session will be planned around the availability of attendees on 23rd July 2019. Whether you’d just like to know more about the condition or are seeking to develop your own expertise in managing behaviours for supporting a loved one, this is the workshop for you. If you would like to attend, please contact Katie Smok on 01865 841362 or by email at

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