Almshouse Accommodation

St John's Winchester Charity provides almshouse accommodation for needy persons of good character. Applicants must be over retirement age, be capable of living independently, and have a clear need for the extensive range of support which we provide.

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Almshouse Accommodation

Moorside Day Centre

The Day Centre is situated within our Moorside Nursing Home and operates two days a week, Mondays and Tuesdays. It provides supportive day-time facilities for elderly mentally infirm people in the community, predominantly those with dementia.

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Nursing Care Home for the Frail

Devenish House Nursing Home

Devenish House provides care for frail elderly people in a homely non-institutional setting. We believe in holistic care for residents which values their dignity and independence at all times.

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Nursing Care Home for Dementia

Moorside Nursing Care Home

Moorside provides high quality care for elderly mentally infirm people, particularly those with dementia. The Home has been purpose built and features three separate ‘clusters’ of rooms, providing a smaller ‘home within a home’ feel.

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Moorside Day Centre

Welcome to St John’s Winchester Charity

The Charity is a Christian foundation which provides sheltered almshouse accommodation, day care and residential and nursing care for needy older people. The Charity’s mission is to maintain the hope, comfort, tranquillity and dignity of all residents and to preserve and foster independence whilst understanding and supporting residents in the face of increasing frailty.

Founded as long ago as 931 we are the largest independent provider of care for older people in Winchester with 81 units of sheltered almshouse accommodation, a day centre, and two nursing homes.

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Our Services

Find out more about our services for needy older people across Winchester:

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Latest News from the Office

There will be two Guided Tours of the Charity taking place this year, Friday 8th August at 10.00am and Tuesday 16th September at 2.00pm.  Tours will be conducted by a Guide from the Winchester Tourist Board and includes a visit to St John’s House, St John the Baptist Chapel, St John’s Winchester Charity Boardroom and [...]

Latest News from the Chapel

The Chapel re-opens every Thursday 10.00am to 4.00pm from 24th April to 11th September so that tourists and residents of Winchester can drop in and have a look around.

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We now have available exciting volunteering opportunities with the Charity. Visit Do-it-Org for full details.

Donate Today

By donating to St John’s Winchester Charity you can help to continue the good work we do for needy older persons of Winchester.