Welcome to Braeburn Lodge

Braeburn Lodge

This beautiful home is located in the village of Beenham, near Reading. Opened in July 2018, Milkwood Care has totally transformed what used to be The Winning Hand public house, into a luxury 12 bedroom home for elderly residents.


12 beds
Pets allowed
Disabled access
Organised activities

Our home is your home

Each of the dozen ensuite bedrooms have been individually designed and styled, and each features a walk in shower and private lounge area.

Residents and staff love this light and airy home that features generous living space and parking. The meticulous renovation project has retained many attractive, original character features of the old building.  Everyone at the home enjoys scenic views and access to beautifully landscaped gardens, featuring an abundance of apple trees (hence our name, ‘Braeburn Lodge’).

We care about high standards

In July 2019, Braeburn Lodge 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

Yasemin Meryem Ucan
Manager Braeburn

When did you join Milkwood Care?

August 2019

What is the best part of your role?

Building relationship with residents, staff and resident’s families, feeling like we have made a difference.

Your favourite activity in the home is?

I have a lot of favourite activities to choose from but I love activities that are creative, musical and animal relate. Residents seem to really enjoy these as well.

What are the 3 words that sum up your home?

  1.  A home from home
  2.  Amiable
  3.  Innovative

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

I always wanted to look after people or have a singing career. I now look after wonderful people and I get to sing to them too 🙂

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

My family, pets and a dog 🙂

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Visit Braeburn Lodge

Braeburn Lodge
Bath Road

Telephone: 0118 930 6469

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