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Compare Care Homes In Kent

Search and compare care homes in or near Kent.

15 of 50+
CQC Rating Good
Care available
ResidentialDementiaRespite
From £1,050 per week52 Beds77% EnsuiteMaidstone, ME17 1ADCharing Healthcare
CQC Rating Good
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ResidentialDementiaRespite
From £1,115 per week60 Beds95% EnsuiteMaidstone, ME14 4HNCharing Healthcare

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CQC Rating Good
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ResidentialNursingDementiaRespite
From £2,030 per week55 BedsAll EnsuiteSittingbourne, ME10 1QAAvery Healthcare
CQC Rating Good
Care available
ResidentialDementiaRespite
From £1,075 per week38 Beds76% EnsuiteSittingbourne, ME10 2ALCharing Healthcare
CQC Rating Good
Care available
ResidentialDementiaRespite
From £1,000 per week28 Beds21% EnsuiteMaidstone, ME15 8EDCharing Healthcare
CQC Rating Good
Care available
ResidentialNursingDementiaRespite
From £1,550 per week58 Beds83% EnsuiteSittingbourne, ME9 7LGBarchester Healthcare
CQC Rating Not yet inspected
Care available
ResidentialDementiaRespite
From £1,984 per week69 BedsAll EnsuiteMaidstone, ME14 3ENPorthaven Care Homes
CQC Rating Good
Care available
ResidentialDementiaRespite
From £1,025 per week27 Beds81% EnsuiteMaidstone, ME15 7ATCharing Healthcare
CQC Rating Good
Care available
DementiaRespite
From £1,300 per week64 BedsAll EnsuiteAshford, TN24 8UFBupa
CQC Rating Good
Care available
ResidentialNursingRespite
From £1,325 per week30 Beds70% EnsuiteTonbridge, TN12 0DGBupa
CQC Rating Good
Care available
NursingDementiaRespite
From £1,200 per week57 Beds59% EnsuiteMaidstone, ME16 8SUForest Healthcare
CQC Rating Good
Care available
NursingRespite
From £1,750 per week95 Beds94% EnsuiteAshford, TN26 3BPEleanor Healthcare Group
CQC Rating Requires improvement
Care available
ResidentialNursingDementiaRespite
From £1,750 per week82 BedsAll EnsuiteAshford, TN24 8PLOpus Care
CQC Rating Good
Care available
NursingDementiaRespite
From £1,717 per week60 Beds92% EnsuiteAshford, TN24 0LXBarchester Healthcare
CQC Rating Good
Care available
ResidentialNursingDementiaRespite
From £1,784 per week68 BedsAll EnsuiteAshford, TN24 0YSCare UK

Average care home costs in Kent

Average cost of residential care

£1,346per week

Average cost of nursing care

£1,461per week

Average cost of dementia care

£1,331per week

Average cost of nursing & dementia care

£1,387per week

Kent's Care Regulator:

Care Quality Commission

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Kent.

How many care homes are there in Kent?

We have 1444 care homes in Kent. All our homes have been hand-picked by our team of care experts based on a number of factors, including the quality of care and the home's culture.

What is the average cost of care in Kent?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Kent, the average cost of care is £1,186. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

Are all care homes in Kent regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)?

Yes, every Kent care home has been given a rating by England's Care Quality Commission (CQC).

How many nursing homes are there in Kent?

We have 31 in Kent that provide specialist, 24/7 support. All of our nursing homes in Kent offer personalised support for anyone who has a medical condition or disability that requires round-the-clock care from registered nurses in a home-from-home environment.

How many Kent care homes offer residential care?

We have 59 care homes in Kent that offer residential care, which provides support and care for those who may find it difficult to live independently. Our residential care homes in Kent provide support for everyday tasks, including washing, mobility, and dressing.

What care homes in Kent offer dementia care?

We have 60 Kent care homes that provide round-the-clock dementia care. Those with dementia will need more care as the condition progresses, and specialist dementia care homes in Kent can provide the level of support they need.

We've rounded up the best Alzheimer's care homes across the UK - they've been handpicked by our team of care experts for their specialised care, round-the-clock support and comforting environments.

What Kent care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 62 care homes in Kent that provide short-term stays.

Respite care homes in Kent provide relief for caregivers, offering a few weeks of support in a care home for a loved one while you recuperate. We've rounded up the best respite care homes in the UK to ease your care search.

Are there any care homes in Kent that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

43 Kent care homes provide palliative care for your loved one. A palliative care home aims to provide the highest level of support and comfort to every resident. End-of-life care can be an emotional experience for everyone, so our care experts will support you at every step.

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Lottie's guide to care in Kent

  • Overview

Welcome to Kent

Kent is one of the best places to live in the UK for elderly care seekers. It offers a combination of picturesque surroundings, market towns and a variety of highly-rated care homes.

One of the best care homes in Kent is Staplehurst Manor, which has 30 beds and provides round-the-clock nursing care from trained nurses. Temporary respite care and permanent residential care are also available at the home, which is operated by Bupa.

Every home is well-connected within the local Kent community, with residents enjoying a variety of days out. Newington Court Care Home, operated by Barchester Healthcare, is situated in the charming village of Newington, and is close to shops, cafés and restaurants to explore. This purpose-built care home offers several types of care, including specialist dementia care, residential care and nursing care.

The average weekly cost of care in Kent is over £1,100 but this exact cost will vary, depending on the level of support you need, the home you choose and the type of room you move into. Some care homes provide garden-view rooms, which may be more expensive, but are perfect for those who enjoy gardening and the outdoors!

To simplify your search, we’ve also rounded up care homes in Ashford, Canterbury and Maidstone.

 

The best care homes in Kent

  • Situated in the heart of Kent, Hale Place Care Home is welcoming and specialises in dementia care on a permanent or short-term basis. The care team at this ‘Outstanding’ rated home has over 30 years of experience looking after people living with dementia, including people with specific behavioural and communication challenges

  • Staplehurst Manor Care Home is in an idyllic location, just outside the village of Staplehurst and near lovely green spaces like Brewer’s Wood and Leggs Wood. Staplehurst Manor is aimed at people who require residential or nursing care, including those living with Parkinson’s. Here, you can enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and fun activities such as a beauty salon, a wildlife pond, woodland walks and tai chi sessions

  • Near the historic town of Dover, Applecroft Care Home is one of the best care homes in Kent, providing a fantastic standard of residential, nursing, dementia and respite care. A contemporary home, Applecroft boasts luxurious facilities such as spacious en-suite bedrooms, comfortable communal lounges, a cosy café and tranquil landscaped gardens