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Care homes in Gravesend

Care homes in with bed availability

The list below includes care homes with confirmed bed availability and are accepting new residents.

Please note, all new residencies are subject to a health assessment and being able to meet the care needs of the prospective resident.

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Hazelwood care home


Dartford, DA3 7PWIndependent Care Home

The stunning Hazelwood Care Home is located in Longfield, Kent and offers a wealth of different care services, including convalescent care, palliative care and respite care, with a specialist dementia care unit also on site. The care team is managed by George Joseph and create a person-centred care experienced based around dignity and independence, as well as supporting residents’ privacy and self-fulfillment. Facilities at Hazelwood include two dining areas with on-site chef, a cinema room, a beauty salon and library, as well as a sensory room and private garden for relaxing in to enjoy good weather. A varied activities programme keeps residents entertained and happy during the day.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,350 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Gravesend.

How many care homes are there in Gravesend?

We have 2 care homes in Gravesend, including Hazelwood. 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 Gravesend?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Gravesend, the average cost of care is £600. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in Gravesend?

We have 2 in Gravesend 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.

How many Gravesend care homes offer residential care?

We have 1 care homes in Gravesend 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.

What care homes in Gravesend offer dementia care?

We have 1 Gravesend 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.

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What Gravesend care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 2 care homes in Gravesend 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.

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

2 Gravesend 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.

Lottie’s guide to Gravesend

Need more guidance? Lottie’s team of Care Experts have prepared the ultimate guide to care homes in Gravesend. Here you’ll find an overview of the local area and recommendations for elderly-friendly places to visit.

  • Overview

Welcome to Gravesend

There are a variety of elderly care services in Gravesend that provide different levels of care and support. Here we’ve partnered with Care Quality Commission rated care homes in the local area to help you find the best care home for your personal care needs.

Comparing care homes in Gravesend, Kent, can be overwhelming. That's why our care experts are on hand to help you understand the weekly cost of care homes in your area and find the right level of support that fits your budget - whether you're seeking local authority funded care or a self-funding care yourself.

Residential care homes in Gravesend and nearby provide support for older adults with everyday tasks such as washing and dressing and allow residents to continue living independently in a safe environment. Whilst specialist care can be found in nursing care homes and dementia care homes for those living with complex care needs.

If you’re a carer for a family member there are a number of respite care options in the local area, such as a short term stay in a care home and day care services designed to support caregivers and their loved ones.

There are lots of popular attractions close to our care homes in and around Gravesend and many of our homes organise day trips to the nearby areas of Dartford, Gravesham and Chatham. What’s more, with brilliant onsite facilities such as hair salons, landscaped gardens and cinema rooms there’s plenty of opportunities for residents to relax and unwind in our Gravesend care homes.

Popular Locations Gravesend

Gravesend Promenade

The promenade is a lovely walkway along the River Thames surrounded by picturesque views of the countryside and local wildlife. It’s a great place for a leisurely picnic in the summer months.

Gravesend Borough Market

Gravesend Market has been running for 750 years and is at the heart of the town. You’ll be able to find fresh produce, baked goods and arts and crafts from local sellers.

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