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

Cris Arnold
Manager at Braeburn Lodge

When did you join Milkwood Care?

April 2018

What is the best part of your role?

Seeing my residents and staff laughing and smiling with each other. Supporting my residents and staff to fulfil their ambitions and dreams and sharing experiences.

Your favourite activity in the home is?

Hearing our residents singing their favourite songs with staff and our activities team.

What are the 3 words that sum up your home?

1. Caring
2. Happy
3. Homely

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

A lawyer

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

My family and Dame Judi Dench, I would love to sit around a camp fire and talk about the life and history or Dame Judi Dench and her roles in Shakespeare and her beginnings from childhood to the film industry.

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Visit Braeburn Lodge

Braeburn Lodge
Bath Road

Telephone: 0118 930 6469

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