Charing House Care Home

CQC Rating Requires improvement
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Care Home Location

Charing House Care Home,  Canterbury St, Gillingham ME7 5AY
Bus Stop0.10 miles
Local Pub0.20 miles
Train Station0.90 miles
Nearby Shops0.10 miles
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Retaining the architectural beauty from its former Municipal uses , Charing House has been converted into a high specification care home providing nursing, dementia, learning and physical disability residential and respite care. Located in Gillingham, this care home has 88 beds divided into 5 separate wings enabling a wide variety of care services to be offered. Facilities include a library, hair salon, roof garden and courtyard, sensory room, hydrotherapy room and private access to Gillingham Park. Residents are encouraged to plant their own flowers and vegetables on the raised soil beds provided. Charing House offers 3 meals a day plus refreshments and snacks with the menu changing seasonally which can be tailored to individual requirements.

BrandCharing Healthcare
Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date2011
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Charing House*

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
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.

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
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Physical Disability

Not Available

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

CQC Rating

requires improvementOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating requires improvementCQC Effective Rating goodCQC Caring Rating requires improvementCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating requires improvement
CQC Publication Date: 26/11/2022

Care Home Facilities


Dining Area
Family Room
Hair & Beauty Salon
Library & Reading Room
Own Furniture Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Activity Room
Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Meditation Area
Pets Allowed
Private Dining Area
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities


Arts & Crafts
Baking & Cooking
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Dance & Music
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Visits from Children

Not Available

Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Book and Poetry
Exercise & Fitness
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Meditation & Yoga
Wellbeing Classes
Where is Charing House located?

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

What is the CQC rating of Charing House?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Charing House?

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

How many beds does Charing House have?

Currently, there are 88 beds at the home.

Who owns Charing House?

This care home is owned and operated by Charing Healthcare.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Charing House, including: Birthday & Holiday Celebrations, Baking & Cooking, Arts & Crafts.

What is the cost of care at Charing House?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Charing House the cost of care starts from £895 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01634 557959 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.