Amherst Court Care Home

CQC Rating Good
Exterior of Amherst Court Care Home in Chatham, Medway
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Greener Choice

Amherst Court is more energy efficient than the average independent living property.

Care Home Location

Amherst court,  Palmerston Rd, Chatham, ME4 6LU
Bus Stop0.20 miles
Local Pub0.80 miles
Train Station1.20 miles
Nearby Shops1.30 miles
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Part of the Avante Care & Support group, Amherst Court in Chatham is a modern, purpose-built care home offering a high level of person-centred care and dementia care. The team, led by manager John Ogbe, are always on-hand to facilitate social events like song and dance activities and trips to nearby towns and museums, as well as encouraging residents to engage with new hobbies and keep up old interests. With an on-site café providing residents with the perfect place to enjoy a cup of tea with family and friends and special beauty salon ‘Ship Shape’ always available for hair and beauty appointments, life at Amherst Court is always varied and fulfilling.

BrandAvante Care & Support
Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date2010
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Amherst Court*

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
Dementia Care

Individuals that have been diagnosed with dementia and are no longer able to live independently at home due to requiring specialist 24-hour care services.

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.

Not Available

Convalescent Care
Day Care
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Physical Disability
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 outstandingCQC Well-led Rating good
CQC Publication Date: 07/10/2020

Care Home Facilities


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

Not Available

Computer Room
Family Room
Library & Reading Room
Private Dining Area

Care Home Activities


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

Not Available

Hair & Beauty Treatments
Meditation & Yoga
Where is Amherst Court located?

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

What is the CQC rating of Amherst Court?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Amherst Court?

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

How many beds does Amherst Court have?

Currently, there are 71 beds at the home.

Who owns Amherst Court?

This care home is owned and operated by Avante Care & Support.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Amherst Court, including: Arts & Crafts, Baking & Cooking, Exercise & Fitness.

What is the cost of care at Amherst Court?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Amherst Court the cost of care starts from £1,200 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 0330 175 5512 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.