Amherst Court is a modern purpose-built care facility situated in the historic town of Chatham. The modern design provides well-equipped, bright en-suite bedrooms to support person centred care. The names of our suites follow a nautical theme with Charlotte, Boulevard, Trafalgar and Valiant. Other facilities include the Café on the ground floor, providing a meeting place to enjoy a drink, or a light lunch with family and friends. Our internet library and quiet areas also provide areas for modern communication and relaxation.
Our beauty salon ‘Shipshape’ is situated on the ground floor where you can treat yourself to a new hair style or beauty treatment.
Amherst Court’s philosophy is to support you to develop and retain past hobbies and interests. Visit our pretty courtyard garden to while away a peaceful afternoon, or join in the daily programme of activities, or take a day trip to one of the many local places of interest.
At Amherst Court we provide 24-hour care and support for people living with dementia. Our team of qualified and attentive staff focuses on the individual needs of our residents.
Gloucester House is set in an elevated position in Sevenoaks. The home offers comfortable accommodation in lovely grounds and is divided into four wings in which we offer residential, dementia and nursing care. There are a total of 47 rooms, all with en-suite facilities. Some of the rooms are specially equipped for people with higher needs.
We believe that alleviating boredom, loneliness and helplessness is key in ensuring our residents live active, happy and meaningful lives. We are a friendly home, with lots of activities and fun, we also have an adapted car and access to a minibus to ensure our residents can get out and about whether that be a trip in to Sevenoaks to buy a new watch strap to day visits to local garden centres or Colchester Zoo.
We have excellent links with the local community including Primary and Grammar Schools, Sevenoaks Bowls Club, Sevenoaks Fire Crew and many more. We believe that everyone makes an important contribution to the home including residents, their relatives, friends and the staff and encourage participation by all in all we do.
Mount Ephraim House is a Home with a distinguished and aristocratic history dating back to 1606 when it was King Charles’ hunting lodge. It is an impressive building with delightful, well-kept sheltered gardens and walkways. The home is set on a hilltop overlooking the town, and has a folly listed in a book of follies, and tunnels leading to the Pantiles, a Georgian colonnade in the town of Royal Tunbridge Wells. Much of the interior of the house is classical with carved wooden ceilings, panelled walls and stained glass windows. Mount Ephraim House is a home from home providing care for elderly frail residents.
Pilgrims View was built in 1981. It’s a registered care home dedicated to providing a high standard accommodation and care for the elderly.
At Pilgrims View we work to create a welcoming atmosphere in which residents enjoy activities, go on outings and make friends with other residents and staff.
At the heart of our home is our Philosophy of Care, the Eden Alternative, where staff encourage social interaction, engagement and work towards the eradication of loneliness, helplessness and boredom.
Our home provides 24-hour care and support for people living with dementia, where our team of qualified and attentive staff focus on the individual needs of the residents.
The home is well equipped, with bright bedrooms to support person centred care. Residents are encouraged to personalise their rooms and if they wish, to bring any small items of furniture from home.
Pilgrims View residents can enjoy the lovely gardens situated all around the home or join in with the daily programme of activities. The minibus also gives residents the opportunity for day trips out to one of the many local places of interest.
Pilgrims View is a safe, warm and friendly environment with support for daily tasks such as washing, cleaning and laundry.
Pilgrims View provides a respite care service allowing a crucial break for carers, for just a few hours or for several weeks. This offers family carers the chance to go on holiday or simply have some well-earned time off.
Queen Elizabeth House is a very comfortable purpose-built residential home opened by the Queen Mother in 1990. The home is situated on the London/Kent borders mid-way between the busy towns of Bromley and Petts Wood.
The home has a total of 28 bedrooms with en-suite facilities. Each room is fully furnished to a high standard. Residents are encouraged to bring in personal items such as pictures, ornaments and small items of furniture. The rooms are also equipped with a call bell system, TV point, easily accessible light switches and plug sockets. In addition, we have a number of assisted bathrooms/shower rooms.
The home has a very large bright, spacious and tastefully decorated sitting room that gives a panoramic view of the front. There is a beautifully decorated dining room with concertina doors that open up onto the beautiful rear garden. There is also a small lounge and library which also overlooks the beautifully landscaped, even-levelled rear garden.
A passenger lift is available to the upper floor. There is an Activities Coordinator based in the home who arranges a regular programme of activities, which includes trips to the theatre, cinema, galleries, bowling, swimming, meals out, etc. for the residents. There are also regular visits by a hairdresser, chiropodist, GP and District Nurse.
There are good transport links to the home with Bickley train station within walking distance and the 366 & R7 buses stopping outside the home.