England / South East England / Kent / Canterbury
Herne Bay, CT6 5DN - Barchester Healthcare
Ideally located in the stunning Herne Bay, Herne Place is a modern, stylish care home that provides expert residential, respite and dementia care to those in need. Specifically designed with residents in mind, this Barchester Healthcare home boasts an array of high-spec facilities, including beautifully decorated rooms, a cosy café with bar offerings, private dining rooms, a choice of comfortable lounges, sumptuous spa bath facilities, a hair salon and landscaped gardens equipped with their very own vegetable plot, perfect for those who enjoy a spot of gardening. The keen activities team at Herne Place strive to ensure no two days are the same by creating an activities programme tailored to the needs and interests of each resident.
Whitstable, CT5 3DE - Care UK
Located in Whitstable, Harrier Lodge care home delivers expert 24-hour nursing care, residential care, short term respite care and specialist dementia care, in addition to compassionate end of life care. As well as a bar and café, Harrier Lodge in Kent has a cinema room, hair and beauty salon and stunning landscaped gardens for residents to enjoy. There’s a strong community spirit at Harrier Lodge and the packed activities programme includes events with local schools and churches, plus quizzes, music classes, yoga sessions, cooking and live entertainment, helping residents to stay active and independent.
Whitstable, CT5 4HE - MHA (Methodist Homes)
Located in the stunning town of Whitstable in Kent, less than a mile from the Whitstable beachfront, is Bradbury Grange care home that offers residential, dementia and respite care for older people. This well established MHA care home has an array of facilities to help residents feel at home, including comfortably furnished bedrooms with en-suite facilities, a in-house hair salon and a coffee shop. Bradbury Grange's varied activity programme ensures residents stay engaged and happy, whether it be enjoying the award winning music therapy to help alleviate isolation for dementia resident or arts and craft. Residents can also access support from MHA's dedicated Chaplain.
Herne Bay, CT6 6PX - Avery Healthcare Group
Miramar care home is located in Herne Bay in Kent and provides residential care, dementia care, respite care, assisted living and independent living services. Part of the Avery Healthcare group, Miramar offers stunning views of the Thames Estuary and beautiful coastal settings overlooking the sea. Facilities include a cinema room, hair salon, café and therapy suite and there are wellbeing and activities and games programmes to keep residents occupied. The home has free parking and is well-located to nearby towns Whitstable and Margate, making shopping, trips to pubs and restaurants and days out a breeze.
Faversham, ME13 8YQ - Anchor Hanover
Part of the Anchor Hanover group, Canterbury House is a brand new development in Faversham, Kent. A modern, purpose-built care home, Canterbury House provides 24-hour residential and dementia care in luxury surroundings. Faversham is the oldest market town in Kent and has a rich maritime history, as well as local shops and pubs and great transport links to London and nearby Canterbury. Facilities at Canterbury House include en suite bedrooms, spacious social areas and secure gardens and grounds where residents can enjoy some fresh air and sunshine with friends and family.
Birchington, CT7 9EZ - Avery Healthcare Group
Spencer House Care Home is situated at the heart of Northampton and has an outstanding relationship with the local community! This Avery Healthcare home provides residential, nursing and respite care, as well as specialist dementia care, right around the corner from Northampton General Hospital to give you peace of mind. The home features beautiful interiors, well-sized bedrooms with plenty of space for personal belongings, comfy lounges, a cinema and a café! Spencer House has a jam packed activities programme, from walking clubs to pub trips, to ensure there's never a dull moment. Northamptonshire offers a unique blend of historic attractions, stunning natural scenery, and entertainment providing fun for the family!
Dover, CT17 0ER - Abbey Healthcare
Situated in a friendly residential area in River, near the historic town of Dover, Applecroft is a modern care home that provides exceptional levels of residential, dementia, nursing, palliative and respite care to the elderly. This contemporary Abbey Healthcare establishment is home to a wide variety of luxurious facilities, including tastefully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a selection of cosy communal lounges, enticing dining areas, a cosy café and perfectly landscaped gardens. The dedicated team ensures no two days are the same here at Applecroft, the amazing activity programme is completely tailored to the needs and desires of the residents, whether it be afternoon tea or a trip to the seaside.
Deal, CT14 9PP - Nellsar Care Homes
Set in the coastal town of Deal, Dover, St Winifreds is a delightful care home that provides high-quality residential, nursing, dementia, respite, palliative and day care to those in need. With spacious rooms throughout, this inviting home blends modern and traditional design and boasts a selection of cosy communal lounges and separate dining room, as well as a convenient onsite hair salon and barber shop. Residents can spend precious time with loved ones on day trips out, or choose to take part in the wide range of activities taking place in the home each day - from gardening and al fresco dining to darts and arts and crafts.
Broadstairs, CT9 4FY - Boutique Care Homes
Chartwell House is a beautiful care home located in the coastal town of Broadstairs, Kent. Chartwell House provides dedicated and personalised care, with strong family values at the heart of everything the care team does. Offering modern facilities that include a bistro, hobby room and gardens, a warm and comfortable environment and a range of engaging events and activities, residents at Chartwell House truly want for nothing. The home is ideally located to local shops, restaurants and amenities such as the Westwood Cross Shopping Centre and the towns of Margate and Ramsgate are easily accessible. Chartwell House has good transport connections, with the M2 and A229 close by.
Ashford, TN24 0YS - Care UK
Situated in Willesborough, Ashford in Kent, purpose-built care home Montfort Manor provides expert dementia care, specialist nursing care and compassionate end of life care. The Montfort Manor team, led by manager Julie Pannell-Hurn, create personalised care and lifestyle plans that enable residents to live a full and varied life with dignity and independence. Residents live in small suites to enable them to make friends and feel safe and secure - especially those living with dementia. On-site facilities include cinema, café, bar, and hair and beauty salon and each day brings excitement; whether thats’s leading a group activity or helping out around the home.
Here is some further information about care homes in Canterbury.
We have 23 care homes in Canterbury, including St Martins and Broomfield Lodge. 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.
Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Canterbury, the average cost of care is £2,190. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.
We have 2 in Canterbury that provide specialist, 24/7 support. All of our nursing care homes 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.
We have 8 care homes in Canterbury that offer residential care, which provides support and care for those who may find it difficult to live independently. Our residential care homes provide support for everyday tasks, including washing, mobility, and dressing.
We have 8 Canterbury 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 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.
If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 7 care homes in Canterbury that provide short-term stays.
Respite care homes 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.
4 Canterbury 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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Containing some of the country’s best care homes, the city of Canterbury is one of the most popular places for older adults and care seekers to live in Kent.
Here, you can find a care home in Canterbury to suit your loved one’s elderly care needs - whether they require specialist care, dignified personal care or something else. People living in a Canterbury care home will benefit from the highest standard of care, 24 hours a day if needed. These homes are regulated by the Care Quality Commission to ensure standards are maintained, with many being rated Good or Outstanding.
Our care home listings contain useful information such as care home costs per week, what types of care are offered and facilities within the home - including things like landscaped gardens and communal lounges.
Care home types available include specialist dementia care homes and nursing care homes with qualified nurses. If your loved one needs assistance with day-to-day tasks, a residential care home will likely be the most suitable option.
If you’re unsure about the type of care your loved one requires or you’ve got a query about any of our care homes in Canterbury, our experts are on-hand to help. Get in touch today and let us do the rest.
During the Middle Ages, Canterbury Cathedral was Northern Europe’s most respected pilgrimage site for the tomb of Thomas Becket. Be sure to give yourself and your loved ones plenty of time to explore this feat of architecture.
A testament to the revival of Christianity in England, St Augustine's Abbey was founded by the first Archbishop of Canterbury in 598. For centuries, this abbey was Kent’s only religious building of genuine significance.
Towards the end of the 3rd century, the Romans were the first to build walls around Canterbury. As the layout of the city streets changed through Anglo-Saxon and Norman times, these walls remained a near-constant and can be walked along in many sections.