Headington and older people

Headington has a high proportion of elderly people. The 2001 census showed that in the central Headington ward (despite the large number of students), 11.5% of the population was aged between 60 and 74, and 11.8% was aged 75 and over.

Grants and benefits available to older people

Products for the elderly and disabled in Headington
  • Rowlands Pharmacy
    57 Osler Road (inside entrance to JR): 01865  762979
    Sells a range of smaller items such as commodes and grab-rails: usually no need to order
  • The British Red Cross offers support and can also provide mobility aids. They do not charge, but are pleased to receive a donation.

Daycare Centres

Residential and nursing homes in Headington
  • Albany Nursing Home (run by BrighterKind)
    7 London Road, 01865 744444
  • St Andrew’s Residential Care
    184 London Road, 01865 741752
  • Headington Care Home (run by Four Seasons Health Care)
    Roosevelt Drive, 01865 760075
    (for people with dementia, mental health problems, and learning difficulties)
  • St Luke’s Hospital Care Home
    4 Latimer Road, 01865 228800
  • Townsend House (run by the Orders of St John Care Trust)
    Bayswater Road, 01865 762232

Sheltered accommodation in the Headington area

NEW: Oxford City Council Bradlands housing scheme opened in Old Marston on 11 December 2015

Key to above abbreviations:

Anchor: Anchor Trust

First Port: First Port Property Management

Greensquare: GreenSquare Group Oxfordshire (incorporating Oxford Citizens’ Housing Association Ltd )

OCC: Oxford City Council

St Luke's: St Luke’s Housing Society Ltd

Oxford links

National links

© Stephanie Jenkins


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