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The Mellowes Care Home

GoodCQC Rating
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Care Home Location

Common Mead Ln,  Gillingham, SP8 4RE
Bus Stop1.00 miles
Local Pub1.00 miles
Train Station1.20 miles
Nearby Shops0.30 miles


In the beautiful Dorset market town of Gillingham, the experienced team at The Mellowes home provide expert residential, respite and nursing care to the elderly. With the residents’ wellbeing at the heart of everything at this Bupa home, residents are encouraged to take part in daily activities that are tailored to suit their individual abilities. Not only is The Mellowes home blessed with beautifully decorated and spacious bedrooms, the there are a range of facilities and activities to enjoy, including a cafe, pet therapy, and comfy lounge areas where residents can relax. The excellent activity programme ensures no day is the same at this care home.

Purpose BuildYes
Opening Date1996
Ensuite Facilities93%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care*

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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.

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Nursing Care

Individuals who require 24-hour assistance and care from qualified nurses due to medical conditions and/or personal living needs. This may include people that require intensive rehabilitative care following a stroke, or simply need support using a peg feeding tube.

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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 regulator 'Care Quality Commission (CQC)' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

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CQC Publication Date: 27/05/2022

Care Home Facilities

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Where is The Mellowes located?

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

What is the CQC rating of The Mellowes ?

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

What types of elderly care are available at The Mellowes ?

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

How many beds does The Mellowes have?

Currently, there are 44 beds at the home.

Who owns The Mellowes ?

This care home is owned and operated by Bupa.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at The Mellowes , including: Arts & Crafts, Gardening & Flower Arranging, Children Visits

What is the cost of care at The Mellowes ?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At The Mellowes the cost of care starts from £900 per week.