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Chaucer House Care Home

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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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Overview

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 BuildYes
Opening Date2015
Beds60
Ensuite Facilities100%
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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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.

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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

Requires improvementOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating
Requires improvement
CQC Effective Rating
Good
CQC Caring Rating
Good
CQC Responsive Rating
Requires improvement
CQC Well-led Rating
Requires improvement
CQC Publication Date: 14/08/2019

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 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 requires improvement, 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: Baking & Cooking, Birthday & Holiday Celebrations, Beer, Cocktail & Wine

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.