Chevening Road, Chipstead, Sevenoaks TN13 2SD
Situated by the large fishing lake in the village of Chipstead in Kent, Chipstead Lake is a modern, single-storey home that can accommodate up to 22 adults with physical disabilities. A short drive from Sevenoaks which offers a great range of shops, restaurants, and leisure facilities, the home also has an on-site activities centre, set on the extensive grounds with access to the lake where people can enjoy accessible water sports.
Chipstead Lake delivers high quality care for adults with physical disabilities and complex needs. Regulated by the Care Quality Commission, the dedicated and experienced team use a person centred approach to ensure every individual’s needs are understood and met with the greatest privacy, dignity and respect.
Each individual chooses how they are supported, and lead very active lives. With a focus on independence, health, wellbeing and skills building, extensive activity programmes offer something for everyone. As well as staff, a team of committed volunteers support individual and group activities, so all have the chance to be social, get creative or enjoy exercise.
Chipstead Lake enables people to get the most out of life, supporting individuals to maintain relationships with family and friends and gain the ability to move on to more independent living when they’re ready.
Since founding in 1948, Leonard Cheshire Disability has supported disabled people in the UK and across the world to fulfil their potential and live the lives they choose. The charity has many homes in the UK which provide thousands of disabled people with high quality housing, care and support.
Group: Leonard Cheshire Disability
Person in charge: Kevin Parkes (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 , Registered for a maximum of 24 Service Users
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: 24
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 Care Quality Commission* Report on Chipstead Lake: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
There are currently no Care Home Idol entrants who have performed at Chipstead Lake