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Amherst Court, Chatham, Kent
Amherst Court
Amherst Court

Tel: 01634 400009

Amherst Court is a modern, purpose-built care home located in Chatham, providing well equipped, bright en suite bedrooms to support person-centred care.

On the ground floor the Calypso Cafe provides a meeting place for family and friends, and the beauty salon 'Ship Shape' allows residents to treat themselves to hairstyling and beauty treatments.

Amherst Courts Philosophy of Care encourages social interaction, engagement and the eradication of boredom, helping to develop new interests and hobbies.

Amherst Court have daily activities that everyone can be a part of with song and dance, trips out to towns, museums and many other places of interest.

Amherst Court provides 24-hour care and support for people living with dementia with a team of qualified and attentive staff, focusing on the individual needs of every resident.

Group: Avante Care and Support

Person in charge: Amanda Odd (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , 112 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's

Admission Information: Ages 60+.

Single Rooms: 112

Rooms with ensuite WC: 112

Facilities & Services: Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • 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 Amherst Court: click here

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

Bed Vacancies

Current Bed Vacancies Posted by Amherst Court

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Awards / Recognitions

May 2014

Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 8.1 (8.118)

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Review of Amherst Court on Tuesday 8 April 2014 by Penny R (Daughter of Resident)

Lovely, warm and caring establishment. My family and I are secure in the knowledge that our Dad is being well cared for and is completely safe. Amherst Court involve the residents in many activities and is extremely open and welcoming to family and visitors. I cannot recommend Amherst Court highly enough. Last Christmas was our first experience here and the day was made very special by all the staff.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

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