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Care homes in Medway

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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Friston House care home

Friston House

Rochester, ME1 2BQBarchester Healthcare

Situated near the historic city of Rochester, Friston House is a modern, purpose-built care home that provides a range of specialist care to those in need, including residential, respite, dementia and nursing care. Split into three units, this Barchester Healthcare home boasts a range of excellent facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, spacious lounge areas, an activity room and stunning courtyard gardens where residents can enjoy some fresh air. With great access to public transport, there is never a dull moment at Friston House, from regular day trips and parties to entertainment and activities, residents are kept engaged with the varied activities programme in this welcoming home.

Care available

  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Call for pricing

Copper Beeches care home

Copper Beeches

Rochester, ME1 3LLFour Seasons Health Care

Part of the Four Seasons Health Care group, Copper Beeches Care Home in Borstal, Kent is a family-friendly purpose-built home offering specialist nursing, dementia and respite care. Residents are encouraged to make the most out of each day; whether that’s enjoying visits from entertainers and themed fancy dress days, pursuing a favourite hobby, or relaxing in the conservatory or spacious garden. The home is a short drive from the centre of nearby Rochester and has excellent transport links by road, bus and rail, making it easy for relatives and friends to pop by for a visit.

Care available

  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,271 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Medway.

How many care homes are there in Medway?

We have 4 care homes in Medway, including Copper Beeches and Friston House. 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 Medway?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Medway, the average cost of care is £952. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in Medway?

We have 3 in Medway 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 Medway care homes offer residential care?

We have 2 care homes in Medway 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 Medway offer dementia care?

We have 4 Medway 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.

What Medway care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 3 care homes in Medway 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 Medway that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

2 Medway 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.

Are you open to other locations nearby?

Explore other nearby locations to help find your dream care home at the right budget. Care homes vary in price enormously between different towns and villages.

Lottie’s guide to Medway

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

  • Overview

Welcome to Medway

Located in the county of Kent, there’s lots for older adults to do in the district of Medway. Medway also contains some of the country’s best rated care homes. Many of these can be found in towns such as Rochester, Chatham and Gillingham.

A very high standard of care is provided in homes across Medway. These homes are regulated by the Care Quality Commission, helping to ensure your loved one’s needs will be properly met.

From nursing care homes with qualified nurses to residential care homes providing dignified personal care, we have care options across Medway - with these catering to a variety of care needs and all providing friendly, round-the-clock support for residents.

If your loved one requires short-term care, this will be given within a respite care home.

If you’re unsure about the type of care your loved one requires or you’ve got a query regarding any of our care homes in Medway, our care experts will be more than happy to help.

Popular Locations in Medway


Famous for its dockyard and military barracks, Chatham has something to offer people of all ages. Located in the Medway district of Kent, Chatham has some excellent shopping options for older adults, with a high street containing more than 70 shops.


A charming town which is regularly referred to as one of the best places to live in Kent, Rochester was a favourite of the author Charles Dickens. He even used the area as inspiration in some of his books.

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