Welcome to Applewood


We offer the highest standards of residential and dementia care for the elderly in a homely and intimate environment, set in an idyllic village location near Basingstoke.


37 beds
Pets allowed
Disabled access
Organised activities

Our home is your home

Applewood was originally a working farm and shop before becoming part of Bramley Army Camp, where it was used as the Officers’ Mess.

The home has comfortably furnished lounges, a tranquil quiet room and a large, bright dining room and conservatory.

The building is set in landscaped enclosed gardens, accessible for residents and guests to enjoy year round.

Applewood offers a mixture of single and double rooms, set on two floors, many with views over the gardens. A passenger lift ensures wheelchair access throughout the home.

We have the latest technology, enabling our residents and visitors to be up to date and connected during their stay here. A fully accessible minibus allows our residents to get out and about on a regular basis.

We care about high standards

In January 2021, Applewood was rated ‘Good’ overall in an inspection by England’s health and adult social care regulatory body, the Care Quality Commission (CQC).  

Meet The Manager

Louise Webster
Manager at Applewood Care Home

When did you join Milkwood Care?

September 2020

What is the best part of your role?

Helping the team to achieve their goals and being proactive to their needs and those of our clients.

Your favourite activity in the home is?

Getting to know the residents, giving them the care and attention they need and supporting them to enjoy their home.

What are the 3 words that sum up your home?

1. Welcoming
2. Friendly
3. Happy

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

I wanted to be a teacher.

Who would you want to be stranded on a desert island with?

My husband, because he could do the hunting and fishing, while I do the cooking and hopefully it would be such a beautiful desert island we can have a holiday until we are rescued.


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Visit Applewood

Applewood Care Home
Coopers Lane
Nr Basingstoke
RG26 5BZ

01256 881756

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