The Oast Care Home

CQC Rating Good
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Care Home Location

2 Plains Ave,  Maidstone ME15 7AT
Bus Stop0.30 miles
Local Pub0.80 miles
Train Station1.30 miles
Nearby Shops0.30 miles
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Situated within the heart of Maidstone, Kent, The Oast can provide residential and respite care for upto 28 residents. Recently refurbished, there is a mixture of bedrooms offering shared and en-suite bathroom options aswell as a large lounge area, garden space and on-site parking so family and friends can visit whenever they wish. With a specialist events coordinator The Oast puts on frequent social activities, organises entertainment and offers local outings for all residents to ensure the care home is promoting physical and mental well-being. All meals offered at the care home are freshly prepared and homemade, providing a seasonal menu which can be tailored to suit individual requirements.

BrandCharing Healthcare
Purpose BuiltNo
Opening Date2005
Ensuite Facilities54%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at The Oast*

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.

Additional Elderly Care Options

Day Care
Palliative Care

Not Available

Convalescent Care
Mental Health
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 goodCQC Well-led Rating requires improvement
CQC Publication Date: 02/03/2022

Care Home Facilities


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

Not Available

Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Library & Reading 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

Not Available

Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Book and Poetry
Exercise & Fitness
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Meditation & Yoga
Visits from Children
Wellbeing Classes
Where is The Oast located?

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

What is the CQC rating of The Oast?

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

What types of elderly care are available at The Oast?

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

How many beds does The Oast have?

Currently, there are 28 beds at the home.

Who owns The Oast?

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 The Oast, including: Birthday & Holiday Celebrations, Gardening & Flower Arranging, Arts & Crafts.

What is the cost of care at The Oast?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At The Oast the cost of care starts from £825 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01622 239717 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.