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The Oast Care Home

GoodCQC Rating
1 / 5

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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Overview

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 BuildNo
Opening Date2005
Beds28
Ensuite Facilities54%
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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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.

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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

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: 02/03/2022

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 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: Baking & Cooking, Dance & Music, Gardening & Flower Arranging

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.