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Aashna House Residential Care Home in Streatham Vale

2 Bates Crescent, Streatham Vale, London, SW16 5BP
Dementia care
Residential care
Respite care

With stunning gardens, bursting with colour, our care home is in a very tranquil spot in Streatham Vale. Adorned with wisteria and with hedge-lined walkways, the gardens are a calm and relaxing haven, in the heart of London. Aashna House is a fantastic mix of both worlds and within these four walls is a home rich with Asian heritage and culture.

Our dedicated and caring staff speak several Asian languages, with every single member of our team fluent in at least one Asian language. This is so important to us, as we want our care home to be an inclusive and welcoming place that residents and their loved ones call home.

Religious festivals and celebrations

We also enrich the lives of our residents by supporting them to celebrate key dates and religious festivals from the comfort of their care home. For example, we capture the vibrant and traditional festivities in the Gujarati calendar, welcoming an array of dancers and musicians from across Croydon, Tooting, Wimbledon and London through the doors.  

These religious celebrations are especially magical for our residents living with dementia. They reflect the traditions they used to celebrate in their younger years, which can bring back heart-warming memories. They are also wonderful for engaging with residents and creating truly meaningful sensory experiences.

It is wonderful to see our loved ones join us for these special celebrations. We have a dedicated activities person who makes it all happen, thanks to their fantastic links with the Streatham Vale community. Whether celebrating Diwali, Eid, Baishakhi and Navratri or enjoying professional regional folk dances with traditional costumes, there is always something going on! 

It goes without saying that mouth-watering cuisine is a huge part of all our celebrations. Our talented catering team, who of course use separate kitchens for preparing vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, works with the freshest ingredients to prepare meals from scratch. From a variety of curries to traditional Indian savouries and sweet treats, mealtimes are a real highlight of the day, with flavours and smells that remind our residents of home.

Our residents also have kitchenettes in their bedrooms if they wish to prepare something themselves or spend time with loved ones when they visit.

Award-winning care home in Streatham Vale

Our traditional values are highly regarded, providing care with true compassion and dignity to meet all our residents’ residential or dementia care needs. We also embrace and support their cultural and spiritual needs, ensuring the care we provide reflects these as much as their physical health requirements.

While to us this comes as second nature, our residents’ loved ones are always overwhelmed at how we go above and beyond. So much so that many have taken the time to leave glowing reviews on carehome.co.uk – an independent review site for the care sector.

And all those lovely reviews certainly add up, as we were recently awarded a Top 20 Carehome.co.uk Award. We beat of some stiff competition to scoop the regional award – over 1,400 London-based care homes to be precise. As you can imagine we are extremely proud of this recognition as it is a result of reviews from the people that really matter - our residents and their loved ones.

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Stories from the home

Exterior of Aashna House

Stunning gardens

Our gardens are truly stunning, with beautiful hedge-lined walkways, planting and peaceful seating areas.

Shrine at Aashna House

Religious festivals

Our home is rich with Asian heritage and culture, and we also celebrate key dates and festivals in the comfort of our home.

Aashna House manager

Dedicated Home Manager

At the helm of our home is our Home Manager Smita, who has provided high-quality care and support here for over 16 years.

Aashna House chef with one of her dishes

Award-wining catering

Our Chef Manager Bhanuben, who has worked with us for over 25 years, recently came third in our Masterchef 2019 competition.

Facilities at this home


  • Dining room
  • Ensuite
  • Lounges
  • Temple prayer room
  • Wheelchair accessible garden
  • Wifi


  • Arts and crafts
  • Baking
  • Community events
  • Light exercise
  • Religious festivals
  • Skittles

Care and support

  • Chiropody
  • Hairdressing
  • Home cooked meals
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Respite Care
Care staff

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2 Bates Crescent
Streatham Vale
SW16 5BP
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Update from Sarah Clarke-Kuehn (Financial reassurance) – Group Director Sanctuary Care 20 May 2020

Update from Sarah Clarke-Kuehn – Group Director Sanctuary Care 12 May 2020

Update from Sarah Clarke-Kuehn (Testing) – Group Director Sanctuary Care 7 May 2020

Update from Sarah Clarke-Kuehn (PPE) – Group Director Sanctuary Care 30 April 2020

Update from Sarah Clarke-Kuehn (Food) – Group Director Sanctuary Care 27 April 2020

Update from Sarah Clarke-Kuehn (Visits and PPE) – Group Director Sanctuary Care 15 April 2020

At Sanctuary Care our number one priority is to keep our residents, their relatives and our staff safe.

With the increasing number of reported cases of Coronavirus in the UK, we have taken the difficult decision to minimise all non-essential visits to our residential and nursing homes until further notice. These include routine visits from loved ones and friends, entertainers, hairdressers, volunteers, work experience students and school parties.

We have not taken this decision lightly and understand this will be upsetting for relatives who want to visit loved ones. We do feel this is the best way to keep our residents safe and is one of many proactive, preventative measures we are taking to stop this infection getting into our homes.

We do hope you understand why we are taking these precautions. Please don’t hesitate to call if you would like to speak to us directly if you have any questions or concerns.

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