Chipstead Lake, Sevenoaks, Kent
Chipstead Lake, Sevenoaks, Kent
Chipstead Lake, Sevenoaks, Kent

Chipstead Lake, part of the charity Leonard Cheshire Disability, has provided services to disabled people since 1977. The service is purpose-built and designed to deliver high quality person centred support.

Chipstead Lake includes a residential home which is registered to provide support to 22 disabled people. The 22 rooms in the residential home are spacious and include overhead hoists, ensuite and views of the gardens. There is also Chipstead Lake Resource Centre which offers a range of purpose built facilities and activities to people living in the residential home as well as living in the local community. There is also a physiotherapy department which is air conditioned, has adapted equipment and is open 5 days per week.

The service is situated in the small, attractive village of Chipstead, 3 miles from Sevenoaks in Kent. Located next to Chipstead Lake Sailing Club, service users are able to enjoy incredible views of the lake as well as being able to sail on the lake in the summer and enjoy fishing, when in season.

The Leonard Cheshire Disability charity is highly regarded throughout the care and voluntary sectors for the contribution made to the lives of vulnerable adults, an extensive range of community support and a number of significant national campaigns.

Group: Leonard Cheshire Disability

Person in charge: Pia Rathje-Burton (Service Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Kent County Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , 22 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment • Younger Adults

Specialist Care Categories: Cerebral Palsy • Head/Brain Injury • Huntington's Disease • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Muscular Dystrophy • Parkinson's Disease • Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 18+.

Single Rooms: 22

Rooms with ensuite WC: 11

Facilities & Services: Day Care • Physiotherapy • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Smoking not permitted • Minibus or other transport • Wheelchair access • Ground Floor Accommodation only • Gardens for residents • Bar/Cafe on premises • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Latest CQC* Report on Chipstead Lake: click here

*Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.

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