The Queensmead

GoodCQC Rating
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Care Home Location

The Queensmead,  72 Victoria Rd, Polegate BN26 6BU
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Bus Stop0.10 miles
Local Pub0.30 miles
Train Station0.30 miles
Nearby Shops0.30 miles

Overview

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 BuildYes
Opening Date1989
Beds34
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveYes

Types of Elderly Care*

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Residential Care

Individuals with low care needs but may need assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks including dressing, food preparation and washing.

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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.

* Registered with sector regular 'Care Quality Commission (CQC)' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

GoodOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating
Good
CQC Effective Rating
Good
CQC Caring Rating
Good
CQC Responsive Rating
Good
CQC Well-led Rating
Requires improvement
CQC Publication Date: 15/02/2020

Care Home Facilities

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Wi-Fi

Recent years has seen the rise of the silver surfer! 65% of care seekers want high-speed Wi Fi in their care home.

Garden Area

A care home’s garden is considered to the most important facility with over 84% of care seekers voting it as a must have!

Hair & Beauty Salon

38% of care seekers told us that having a hair & beauty salon was a key consideration to their selection process.

Wi-Fi

Recent years has seen the rise of the silver surfer! 65% of care seekers want high-speed Wi Fi in their care home.

Garden Area

A care home’s garden is considered to the most important facility with over 84% of care seekers voting it as a must have!

Care Home Activities

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 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: Exercise & Fitness, Baking & Cooking, Dance & Music

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 £850 per week.

From:£850 p/w