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Green Gates Care Home

Green Gates

2 Hernes Road, Summertown,
OX2 7PT

Visit us at Green Gates Nursing Home in Summertown

Just five miles from Oxford city centre, Green Gates Nursing Home can be found in a pleasant, leafy part of Summertown. The stunning Victorian building has been updated and modernised to provide  a high level of comfort and care but has also retained many of the house's original features – including the impressive stained glass windows in the entrance hall.

We aim to create a homely environment at Green Gates, and our residents' comfort is our highest priority. Green Gates employs dedicated, well trained staff who provide 24-hour care and support in a professional and respectful way.

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Care types

  • Care for those recovering from surgery or illness, through a combination of rest appropriate exercise and balanced diet.

  • We offer 24-hour personal support to those with a condition that requires frequent specialised, qualified nursing care.

  • We provide respectful pro-active care for residents and relatives in their last days of life. We ensure that their physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs are considered and met.

  • Expert personal care 24-hours a day in comfortable, homely accommodation with daily activities to stimulate body and mind.

  • Provides accommodation, meals and personal care for those who find it increasingly difficult to cope at home without assistance.

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Customer Satisfaction Report

We're always striving to improve our treatments and services so feedback from residents and relatives is very important to us. The results of this help us provide the best care possible.

Care Quality Commission Report

We are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). This helps us to identify how we can deliver person-centred care for the people living in Bupa homes.


Life at Green Gates

Our in-house activity co-ordinator makes sure there is a variety of interesting activities and events for residents to enjoy at Green Gates.


Our activities

Green Gates offers a wide range of activities and events, both inside the home and through organised trips. Our activity co-ordinator speaks to each of our residents individually to make sure that everyone is given a choice of things to do they will enjoy. We have a packed schedule of daily events for our residents that include everything from musical afternoons, painting, drama and games to quizzes, baking and gentle gardening. We also have a spacious activities room, which has its own kitchen and hairdressing salon.

We also make the most of the fact that we're close to one of the most stunning cities in the country, with fun outings to Oxford arranged on a regular basis.

Additional information:


  • Friends and relatives welcome to join in
  • Regular visits from entertainers
  • Local community events
  • Regular days out

Our food

Our experienced chef is always on hand to listen to any meal suggestions or personal dietary requirements. By producing a wide range of delicious meals using fresh produce, we're proud to say that mealtimes are something that our residents look forward to.

Additional information:

  • Wine and sherry served on request
  • Meals prepared using only fresh ingredients
  • Night Bite menu available
  • Menu posted in large, clear type

Come and visit us for afternoon tea and we will show you around

We have a team on hand who will be happy to answer any questions you have about our homes

How do I arrange a visit?

We have an open door policy, so you are welcome to pop in to the home at any time. However, we recommend you avoid visiting at main meal times as these can be very busy. If you would like to speak to the home manager when you visit, you can make an appointment by calling us first.

Can I bring my own furniture?

Depending on its size, new residents are welcome to bring furniture to their new room. Many of our residents bring a favourite armchair or pictures and other small belongings to personalise their room.

How soon can I move in?

This depends on availability of rooms in the home, understanding the cost of care and the person moving in receiving a care assessment.

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Care Home facilities

Our rooms

At Green Gates Nursing Home all of our 36 colour-coordinated bedrooms have their own ensuite bathroom facilities, adjustable beds, 24-hour call systems (enabling our residents to call for a carer day or night) and remote-controlled televisions.

We ask all our new residents to consider bringing any personal items or ornaments with them to make their rooms feel more homely.

Additional information:

  • Thermostatic radiators
  • Wi-Fi available
  • All rooms cleaned daily
  • Some with garden views



Care facilities

  • Individual diets catered for
  • 24 hour call system
  • Residents access to a GP
  • Highly trained nursing staff
  • Additional therapies (payable separately)
  • Personalised care plan
  • Access to an Optician
  • Access to a Nutritionalist
  • Reminiscence sessions
  • Access to 24 hour care
  • Dedicated activity coordinator
  • Electric profiling beds
  • Laundry and cleaning services

Room facilities

  • Ensuite facilities
  • Flat screen TVs
  • Rooms with wet room
  • Rooms with garden view
  • Some double rooms
  • Telephone points
  • TV points

Indoor facilities

  • Communal flat screen TV
  • Communal lounge
  • Freeview
  • Lift access
  • Quiet lounge
  • Smoke detectors
  • Wheelchair access
  • Lift to all floors

What's next?

Book a visit

Call now to book a visit and meet our care home manager, who can answer any questions you may have.


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