Nursing and Care
Low Furlong, in Stratford, welcomes up to thirty-five individuals with a wide range of personal care needs, all of whom are supported by a qualified and experienced team of professionals.
The home is part of care provider Runwood Homes’ expanding range, which is highly-regarded in the sector for the difference made to the lives of older and vulnerable people.
Shipston Care is a Home Care Provider to the people of Shipston on Stour and its outlying district.
We are a team of local people who are part of the community, operating within the community and serving the community of Shipston on Stour and its outlying district. We are dedicated to delivering the highest standards of professional domiciliary care and support to those who choose to continue living in their own home.
With many decades of collective experience we really know what we are doing. Our success is built around the quality of our Carers and Support Staff.
At Shipston Care we know that all of our Clients are individuals with their own specific needs and preferences. We are here in Shipston on Stour to help you remain independent at home and continue to enjoy life at its fullest, without worrying about the things that are very personal to you.
Shipston Home Nursing was launched in June 1997. The idea came about from a district nurse in Shipston called Charlie Wells, whose sister died of cancer in May 1992. Penny Birtwell lived in Cherington with her husband Andy and 2 small children George and Beatrice. She remained at home untill her death with the terrific support of her amazing family and friends. This was her wish and the experience for all concerned was life changing.
From this experience, Charlie realised the enormous need for a service “Hospice at Home” to cover our local community. She moved forward with the help of local doctors from the Medical Centre at Shipston and local businessmen and friends. A board of Trustees was created, a Treasurer sourced and a target of £50,000 was set for the first year.
We are a local charity that has been operating for 17 years, we look after terminally ill people in their homes run by a team of 13 qualified nurses specialising in palliative care. We look after the patient and their family for the time required by each individual patient, who wish to remain in their own home. Our service covers Shipston, Wellesbourne, Kineton and the surrounding villages. Our service is completely free of charge and therefore we have to raise £180,000 a year to cover nursing costs.