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Care homes in Rochester

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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Exterior of Friston House Care Home in Rochester, Kent

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 around Kent and parties to entertainment and activities, residents are kept engaged with the varied activities programme in this welcoming home.

Types of 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.

Types of care available

  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Weekly care home costs from £1,271 weekly

Lottie’s guide to Rochester

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

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Welcome to Rochester

Rich in history and culture, Rochester is a great spot for older adults, with great transport links, stunning countryside views, and plenty of care homes to choose from.

Here, you’ll find purpose-built residential care homes and nursing homes, where your loved one will receive 24/7 support, from trained healthcare professionals.

Many of our dementia homes in Rochester, and in the surrounding areas of Medway and Tunbridge Wells, have a variety of on-site dementia-friendly facilities, including sensory gardens and activities rooms.

For those looking for a short-term stay for their loved one, you’ll see every care home in Rochester that offers respite care or convalescent care on our detailed listings above (for anyone recovering from a hospital stay).

Rest assured, every home on Lottie has been handpicked by our experts for their specialist support and range of luxury on-site facilities, including gardens and hair salons.

Let our care experts find your dream care home in Rochester that’s within your budget and is tailored to your unique needs today.

Popular Locations in Rochester

Rochester Castle

Located in the centre of Rochester, the town's castle was built all the way back in the 12th century and is now recognised as one of the country's best-preserved Norman castles. People of all ages will enjoy learning more about this castle's history, with this attraction being easily accessible by foot or car.

The Guildhall Museum

At the fascinating Guildhall Museum, you'll learn all about the history surrounding Rochester, along with that of the local area. There are several exhibits covering topics such as Rochester's mediaeval past, along with more recent history. Be sure to check this museum out with your elderly loved one for an informative afternoon!

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