The Queensmead Care Home

CQC Rating Good
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Care Home Location

The Queensmead,  72 Victoria Rd, Polegate BN26 6BU
Bus Stop0.10 miles
Local Pub0.30 miles
Train Station0.30 miles
Nearby Shops0.30 miles
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Located in the village of Polegate, Queensmead is a purpose-built care home offering 24-hour residential care. Facilities include en suite and spacious bedrooms, lovely grounds, lounge, sunroom and a light, airy dining room and there is a varied activities programme on offer: from arts and crafts to day trips. The friendly care team work hard to create a wonderfully happy environment for residents, with a family-centric ethos at the heart of everything they do. Well-located close to local shops, pubs and amenities and just a stone’s throw from the train station, there is a free car park on-site for visitors, who are welcome at all times.

BrandChanctonbury Healthcare
Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date1989
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveYes

Types of Elderly Care Available at The Queensmead*

Lottie care
Residential Care

Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.

Lottie care
Respite Care

Individuals that require a temporary living arrangement at a care home. Respite is also referred to as a short care home stay and may range from a few days to a couple weeks.

Additional Elderly Care Options

Convalescent Care
Day Care

Not Available

Mental Health
Palliative Care
Physical Disability
Dementia Care
Nursing Care
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission (CQC)' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

goodOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating goodCQC Effective Rating goodCQC Caring Rating goodCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating requires improvement
CQC Publication Date: 15/02/2020

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Cafe or Restaurant
Dining Area
Family Room
Hair & Beauty Salon
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Own Furniture Allowed
Pets Allowed
Private Dining Area
Quiet Area
Terrace Area

Not Available

Computer Room

Care Home Activities


Arts & Crafts
Baking & Cooking
Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Meditation & Yoga
Visits from Children
Wellbeing Classes

Not Available

Hair & Beauty Treatments
Where is The Queensmead located?

It is situated in Polegate and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of The Queensmead?

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. The Queensmead is rated as good, based on the level of care and safety at the home.

What types of elderly care are available at The Queensmead?

The following types of elderly care are available at this home: respite, residential.

How many beds does The Queensmead have?

Currently, there are 34 beds at the home.

Who owns The Queensmead?

This care home is owned and operated by Chanctonbury Healthcare.

What types of activities and events are available at this care home?

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at The Queensmead, including: Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Birthday & Holiday Celebrations, Arts & Crafts.

What is the cost of care at The Queensmead?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At The Queensmead the cost of care starts from £925 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01323 403348 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.