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.


Friday 8th February 2019 - 10:00am

Our residents really enjoy their exercise classes and for something a bit different, once a month we’ll be taking part in cheerleading exercises alongside instructor, Jane Read. It’s fun, fast and fabulous and we’ll be using pompoms for a total cheerleading experience.

North Kidlington Primary School Children Visit

Wednesday 13th February 2019 - 1:30pm

The children from North Kidlington Primary School visit our residents once a fortnight on a Wednesday afternoon and join in playing games, baking, gardening or arts and crafts. On this visit, the children will be helping the residents make Chinese lanterns.

Visit to the Kidlington Baptist Church

Tuesday 19th February 2019 - 10:30am

Once a month, Kidlington Baptist Church invite our residents to fellowship, worship, coffee and a chat. The residents that have already been say it’s a lovely morning trip and they are made to feel very welcome.

Flower Arranging

Thursday 28th February 2019 - 10:30am

To celebrate Floral Design Day, our lovely residents will be making a beautiful flower arrangement whilst enjoying tea, cake and a chat with their friends and family.

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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News & Events at Lincroft Meadow

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

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Lincroft Meadow Care Home Staff Celebrate After Glowing CQC Report

Date posted: 28th January 2019

A newly achieved ‘Good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has given staff and residents at Lincroft Meadow Care Home cause to celebrate. The inspection took place at the end of last year with the health and social care regulator spending time at the Kidlington home, observing staff in their roles and speaking to […]

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New Cheerleading Session a Triumph at Lincroft Meadow

Date posted: 23rd January 2019

Our residents wanted something slightly different on their activity programme for 2019 so we have recently started up a cheerleading class! Led by instructor, Jane Read, the residents tried out a demo class first and loved it so much that Jane now visits us once a month. We cheerlead to an assortment of music using beautiful […]

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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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