Lincroft Meadow


The Moors, Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 2AA
New resident enquiries 01865 950597
All other enquiries 01865 950500

Ideally located just off the junction of Banbury Road and The Moors, sits Porthaven’s care home in Kidlington, England’s largest village. As well as providing excellent care for the residents of Kidlington, being less than five miles away from Summertown, Woodstock and the bustling heart of Oxford, Lincroft Meadow is a very popular home for many residents of surrounding villages, towns and cities.

Lincroft Meadow provides 24 hour residential, nursing, dementia and respite care for the elderly in an elegant and spacious home incorporating numerous thoughtful and practical features which ensures our home is able to meet the changing needs of its residents.

Porthaven’s expertly trained and professional staff are dedicated to the care, comfort and dignity of all our residents, with special emphasis given to promoting independence, privacy, respect and wellbeing.

All residents benefit from living in a caring environment with generously appointed private bedrooms with en suite wetrooms, and plentiful communal living areas including sitting rooms, restaurants, a café, cinema, hairdressing salon, leisure and wellness room and private dining room for special family occasions.

In keeping with our unique and award winning leisure and wellness philosophy, our residents also benefit from our private and secure landscaped garden for peaceful relaxation, gardening and if the weather permits, gentle exercising.

We would be delighted to meet you, show you around and discuss how we are able to assist you or your loved one.

To arrange a visit, please either call our home manager, Elaine Ratcliffe, or our client services manager, Karen Fitzgerald, or if you prefer, simply send us a message.

Activities - Join us!

Below are a selection of upcoming and past activities at Lincroft Meadow. For the full listing, please click here.

Pets as Therapy

Thursday 3rd January 2019 - 2:00pm

Come and meet Jack, our pet therapy dog who will be joining residents in the afternoon. Many of our residents are animal lovers and thoroughly enjoy being able to interact and stroke Jack and give him a few treats too!


Friday 18th January 2019 - 3:00pm

ZooLab will be joining us for an afternoon bringing with them an array of unusual reptiles and small animals too. This session allows science to meet nature and our residents have the chance to learn more about the more unusual and unfamiliar creatures in this world as well as the ordinary. All welcome.

Alan Hook

Thursday 31st January 2019 - 2:00pm

Saxophonist, Alan, will be playing the blues and swinging jazz in our bistro for all to enjoy.

Virtual Reality Experience

First Friday of Every Month - 2:00pm

Come and try out the latest VR technology which has the ability to transform your world and take you to places you’ve only dreamt of.

All this is happening as well as our regular groups. Contact us today on 01865 950500 to find out more about these upcoming events and activities or why not suggest an activity yourself!

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Angela Rippon on care and more and choosing a care home

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News & Events at Lincroft Meadow

Welcome to our Winter 2018-19 edition of the Lincroft Meadow Matters

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Porthaven Raises Fantastic Sum for South African Care Home Outreach Project

Date posted: 14th January 2019

Staff at Porthaven are celebrating raising a fantastic £1500 for a South African care home as part of a recent collaborative outreach project. A partnership was formed between Porthaven Care Homes and Sunnyside Park Care Home in Pietermaritzburg to raise funds to build a gym at the South African home. Porthaven is well-known for promoting […]

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Lincroft Meadow Has Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Date posted: 4th January 2019

Organised by one of our lovely carers, Juliet, on Thursday 29th November, we hosted a Breakfast at Tiffany’s themed tea party! We invited our residents, their family and friends, and staff to join in on this fun filled afternoon. There were delicious sandwiches, cakes, savouries and of course, plenty of tea! It was great fun.

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Lincroft Meadow Residents Join Local Remembrance Ceremony

Date posted: 23rd November 2018

Our residents participated in a commemorative ceremony on Sunday 11th November at Bletchingdon Village Hall in honour of Remembrance Day. Pictured is our resident Walter with two soldiers. It was a very special day to commemorate a special occasion and our residents enjoyed being able to mark the day in the company of members of […]

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