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Care homes in Swale

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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 Communal Lounge of Canterbury House Care Home, Faversham, Swale

Canterbury House

Faversham, ME13 8YQAnchor 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.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • Requires improvementCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,250 weekly

Elvy Court  care home

Elvy Court

Sittingbourne, ME10 1QAAvery

Located in a quiet residential area of Sittingbourne in Kent, Elvy Court is a friendly and high-quality nursing home providing dementia care, respite care, residential care and nursing care. Elvy Court has a good reputation for a reason - and the attentive and caring team at the home work tirelessly to deliver around-the-clock care, companionship and compassion. All bedrooms at the home are spacious and have their own ensuite facilities and there are several lounges and a café where residents can relax. The home is a short walk away from the town centre and there are easy transport connections across Kent.

Care available

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

Newington Court care home

Newington Court

Sittingbourne, ME9 7LGBarchester Healthcare

Placed on the outskirts of Sittingbourne in the charming village of Newington, Newington Court is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential, respite, nursing and dementia care to those in need. This stunning Barchester Healthcare home is fitted with an array of modern facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, a variety of communal lounges, luxury private dining, a hair salon and landscaped gardens where residents can enjoy the Kent countryside air. The range of activities on offer ensures there is never a dull moment at Newington Court, from quizzes and exercise classes to singing and day trips.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,529 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Swale.

How many care homes are there in Swale?

We have 5 care homes in Swale, including Court Regis. 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 Swale?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Swale, the average cost of care is £2,957. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in Swale?

We have 2 in Swale 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 Swale care homes offer residential care?

We have 5 care homes in Swale 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 Swale offer dementia care?

We have 5 Swale 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 Swale care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 4 care homes in Swale 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 Swale that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

3 Swale 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 Swale

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

  • Overview

Welcome to Swale

The district of Swale can be found in the county of Kent. One of the most sought-after locations in Swale is Sittingbourne, with many care homes rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission here and nearby.

You’ll find plenty of support options in Swale, such as residential care homes and nursing care homes. If your loved one requires temporary support, this can be provided in a respite care home.

If you’re unsure as to the type of care you or your loved one needs, our care experts are on hand to help support you through the process of finding the best elderly care support.

Each care home in Swale provides the highest level of elderly personal care and support to residents. Some of the best specialist care homes for dementia and mental health can be found in Swale and the nearby areas of Faversham and Sheerness.

Comparing care homes can be stressful, so let our care experts help you find the best care home in Swale for your or your loved one’s needs.

Popular Locations in Swale

Doddington Place Gardens

The 10 idyllic acres of formal gardens at Doddington Place in Swale are located in the heart of Kent’s fruit-growing region within the North Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This is a lovely place for the whole family to visit, including your elderly loved ones.

Belmont House

Belmont House and Gardens is home to some seriously glorious greenery! The oldest estate in Swale, Belmont House was built in 1769. The gardens are open all year round, featuring a pinetum, an extensive kitchen garden, a walled garden and a Victorian greenhouse.

Mount Ephraim

Older adults can explore the many tranquil sights Swale has to offer through a visit to Mount Ephraim. Here, you’ll find 10 acres of stunning Edwardian gardens open to visitors, including a Japanese rock garden, a lake and an arboretum.

Have you considered retirement living?

Not ready for a care home yet? Retirement living offers retirees an alternative housing option, where individuals can continue to live independently, but in a convenient and low-maintenance home-from-home environment. Explore these different retirement housing options, which offer varying levels of facilities, domestic support, and on-demand care services.

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