Chaucer House Care Home

CQC Rating Good
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Greener Choice

Chaucer House is more energy efficient than the average independent living property.

Care Home Location

82 St Martin's Hill,  Littlebourne Rd, Canterbury CT1 1PS
Bus Stop0.80 miles
Local Pub0.70 miles
Train Station1.20 miles
Nearby Shops0.90 miles
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Purpose-built Chaucer House Care Home can be found in the city of Canterbury in Kent and makes up part of the Avante Care & Support group. Providing residential, nursing and dementia care for the elderly, the team at Chaucer House, led by manager Heather Nwansi, make residents feel welcomed and at home, with health and wellbeing at the heart of the home’s philosophy. In addition to hotel-standard bedrooms, residents can also enjoy lounges, a café, rooftop terrace and garden room, as well as an on-site shop and beauty spa. To encourage social interaction, residents can take part in a variety of activities, form new friendships and live a full and vibrant life at Chaucer House.

BrandAvante Care & Support
Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date2015
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Chaucer 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

Day Care
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Physical Disability

Not Available

Convalescent 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 good
CQC Publication Date: 25/02/2023

Care Home Facilities


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

Not Available

Activity Room
Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Meditation Area
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 Chaucer House located?

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

What is the CQC rating of Chaucer House?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Chaucer House?

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

How many beds does Chaucer House have?

Currently, there are 60 beds at the home.

Who owns Chaucer House?

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 Chaucer House, including: Birthday & Holiday Celebrations, Arts & Crafts, Visits from Children.

What is the cost of care at Chaucer House?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Chaucer House the cost of care starts from £1,360 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01544 301968 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.