Restriciting visitors ahead of the swell of the outbreak of the corona virus means that Castle View has been carefully controlled to ensure the safety and well being of our residents.
The community is pulling together to keep spirits up and taking gentle care of each other during this unusual time.
Food and catering and all resident events are able to carry on as normal in terms of dinners, happy hours, craft and bridge and where we can using virtual technology and face time for activities such as yoga.
Any sales enquries can be handled by doing virutal tours. Call 01753 378127 for more details.
Our primary focus is on the well-being of our residents and employees. We are following government guidance on a daily basis as the situation evolves and updating our residents accordingly. All of our residents live independently at Castle View and will be making their own choices with the best guidance and support from the Castle View Management team.
We are asking all visitors to Castle View to answer a few simple questions outlined below:
Anyone who answers ‘yes’ to any of these questions will be asked to rearrange their meeting by telephone. Visits to Castle View will be re-scheduled when the visitor’s response to all of the questions is ‘no’.
In line with the latest government advice, any member of staff who shows signs of a new persistent cough or fever will be asked to self-isolate at home for seven days.
Guidance whilst at Castle View
We will continue to monitor the situation and update our policies – and the information on this website – as the situation evolves.
Please continue to follow the NHS advice:
We would like to thank all of our residents and their families for their co-operation during this time. We will continue to do our utmost to support our residents and provide the necessary guidance. We urge any residents or family members to speak to our Village Manager if they have any questions or concerns. Those with health concerns should click here to see the latest government advice, or call 111.
We warmly welcome friends and the wider family. Castle View is your home and your old life continues as well as making new friends and loads of new social activities to add to it.
Mary is a good example, she still looks after her daugthers dog Jasper a few times a week, is active in the sewing and crochet groups, as well as joining us for resident coffee mornings, happy hours and parties.
But please don't tell them they were from her!
Lisa Fisher our Village manager concurs and explains in the featured article.
As usual everyone joined in the Mexican spirit with hats and laughter. Everyone enjoyed a 3 course dinner obviously including chilli! Residents invited friends and family to join in for a lovely evening of warmth and merriment.
We have more themed nights to come, Irish night next!
With good old cottage pie and complimentary wine and prossecco we laughed, we chatted and enjoyed the provided entertainment of singing and a quiz!
No political divides at all present. Here's to a new independent future.
'Views to boost the soul!' as featured in last weekends Mail on Sunday. And how right that is. Castle View boasts specatular views from all floors and in particular from our 360 Sky Lounge.
Many of our residents have moved here having enjoyed views of the Lake District, the Wirral and Switzerland in their previous homes. Views of Windsor and the surrounding area compete with pride.
Many of our residents have a strong association with Windsor, or have always lived in Windsor and it's lovely to stand on the roof terrace and listen as they point out there memories from in and around Windsor .
Born and bred in Windsor, Castle View CEO Robin Hughes is a man of very diverse passions and hobbies. And one of them is driving tractors!
It may seem hard to believe but we actually have a Castle View tractor.
On the 9th February, an historic event is taking place on the long walk in Windsor. In order to raise money for Thames Valley Hospice, the challenge is to sponsor 100 tractors to cruise down the famous long walk.
Too much of a tempting challenge for us - so Robin will be joining in and driving the Castle View tractor down the long walk for such a good cause to support the valuable service that Thames Valley Hopsice provide. Make a day of it and come visit Castle View for our open weekend 7th, 8th, 9th Feb. No appointment necessary we would love to welcome you. We now offer 'try before you buy ?' So you can too can experience all that Castle View has to offer first hand. Call for more details 01753 378127.
Dr Kerr, Chairman of New Zealand’s most respected Retirement Village business with 34 villages in Australasia spent a few hours with Castle View CEO Robin Hughes and Village Manager Lisa Fisher looking at the building, meeting residents and discussing the sector over tea and biscuits in the Sky Lounge.
Regarded as one of New Zealand most respected GP's and an outstanding chairman guiding Rymans growth since 1994, Dr Kerr talked to Robin and Lisa abouts Rymans growth and their future plans.
According to Robin, "we were delighted to welcome Dr Kerr to Castle View. Rymans founder Kevin Hickman has been very helpful in the formative plans for Castle View so I was absolutely wrapped for Lisa and I to Show David around and introduce him to some residents and thank him and Ryman for offering our business such guidance in many aspects of Windsor". David was very taken with the set up and Castle View and I mentioned Ryman's scheme in Melbourne "Weary Dunlop" was a major inspiration for Castle View - albeit that Windsor is about 1/3 of the size."
Christmas Eve is always such a special day and at Castle View we had lots of gatherings for drinks and celebration. But the highlight had to be the residents and staff Secret Santa. We all joined with a glass of bubbles around the Christmas Tree and shared our gifts. Lots of fun laughter and joy and amazing thoughtfulness in some of the presents!
Oh yes! We received a Christmas Card from the Queen from one of our residents. Mary, was the seamstress at Windsor Castle and her husband was the French Polisher! How romantic. Lovely loyalty and appreciation from the Queen.
We did it!! By joining in the festive cheer and wearing Christmas Jumpers - we raised £101 for Save The Children.
All our residents and staff joined in wearing jumpers, tinsel and lots of festive cheer. All joined for coffee and mince pies!
Here is one of our residents, with her granddaughter, joining in.
Laughter, warmth coffee and mince pies united our residents and staff in the run up to Christmas. Christmas attire, baubles and tinsel - a good feeling all round.
Castle Retirement Living threw a Christmas party to remember for all its residents and family. Complete with music, food, wine and special awards for some!
Always looked forward to, residents, family and friends joined in our Sky Lounge for our annual Christmas party.
A wonderful evening was enjoyed by many at the Opening of our Art Gallery.
Free mulled wine, mince pies and live entertainment.
A warm friendly atmosphere that carried long after the Opening Hours of the gallery.
We'll have live music, as you browse some beautiful art at all prices ranges in a selection of our apartments. Ron Wheeler, moved from Windsor Framing and Art Shop) will also be doing free framing advice and valuations.
So come along, enjoy the atmostphere and the mince pies and we will also be doing tours of Castle View if you would like to see what we are all about.
We would love to welcome you.
We've only just started putting our Christmas decorations up, but the festivities and fun have already started.
Want to join in ? Pop in and see us. Thursdays are an open morning for coffee and mince pies.
Complete with Greek dancing courtesy of family of Castle View! Everyone has a hidden talent, think we need our own Castle Views Got Talent!
Fun, laughter and friendship one of the many events at Castle View.
Caz has the biggest heart and she shows her love through her cooking and kind nature by taking everyone's needs into account. Her food is second to none and literally everyone is so fond of her. To show their appreciation of all her hard work, the residents quietly clubbed together and as a surprise presented Caz with flowers and £100 of gift vouchers, to show her how much she is loved and a great appreciation for all her very very hard work!
In order to safeguard the health and well-being of our residents and staff we are restricting visitors temporarily.
We can assure you that all our residents are happy, healthy and continuing to enjoy all the communal facilities that Castle View has to offer. Both our Village Manager and Catering Manager have moved in to ensure peace of mind and enable residents to enjoy the restaurant.
For a virtual tour or any further information please call us on 01753 336060.Close [X]