Prince George Duke of Kent Court, Chislehurst, London
Prince George Duke of Kent Court, Chislehurst, London
Prince George Duke of Kent Court, Chislehurst, London

Prince George Duke of Kent Court is a purpose-built accommodation with an attractive location. The Home is surrounded by gardens containing a large collection of rose bushes as well as many shrubs, providing pleasant areas to sit and relax. A concrete path borders the garden, allowing residents with frames or wheelchairs to have unrestrained access. Part of the lawn area is laid out for putting, which is enjoyed by residents, their family and friends. The Home operates a traditional ‘hotel’ style of care, where residents share communal facilities. The categories of care offered are dependent upon people's assessed individual needs. All Homes can offer places to people with dementia, dependent on the individual needs of the person. Please contact the Home of your choice for further information.

Group: Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution Care Company (RMBI)

Person in charge: Kate Emery (Home Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: London Borough of Bromley Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 78 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Challenging Behaviour • Huntington's Disease • Parkinson's Disease • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Freemasons and their dependants non masons considered. Ages 60+.

Single Rooms: 78

Rooms with ensuite WC: 78

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • 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

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Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Prince George Duke of Kent Court: click here

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9.3 Prince George Duke of Kent Court has a Review Score of 9.3 (9.278)

The Review Score of 9.3 (maximum of 10) for Prince George Duke of Kent Court is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.3 out of 5 from 22 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Prince George Duke of Kent Court in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 5 out of 5 from 22 positive Reviews in the last 12 months.

  • a) 5 Points are available for the Average Rating of all Reviews over all time. For each review the Care Home / service is rated Excellent, Good, Satisfactory, Poor or Very Poor on a number of areas eg Staff, Management etc. The Care Home receives points for each rating as follows: Excellent = 5. Good = 4. Satisfactory = 3. Poor = 2. Very Poor = 1. These points are added up and then divided by the total number of completed ratings to generate the average rating.

    The Average Rating of 4.278 for Prince George Duke of Kent Court is calculated as follows: ( (112 Excellents x 5) + (108 Goods x 4) + (38 Satisfactorys x 3) + (1 Poors x 2) ) ÷ 259 Ratings = 4.278

  • b) 5 Points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 12 months. If there are no Positive Reviews in the last 12 months, then 2.5 points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 2 years. A Positive Review is defined as any Review with 'Extremely Likely' or 'Likely' in answer to the question 'How likely are you to recommend this Care Home to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment?'

    The 5 points available are broken down as follows:

    1. 4 points are available for the first 5 Positive Reviews, 3 points for the first Positive Review and then 0.25 Points for each of the next 4 Positive Reviews.

    2. 1 point is available for reaching a target number of Positive Reviews based on 20% of the number of registered maximum number of service users. If the target is partially reached then that proportion of 1 point is given. eg a Care Home with 50 registered maximum number of service users has a target of 10 Positive Reviews, if it has 10 or more Positive Reviews it will receive 1 point, if it has 7 reviews will receive 0.7 points.

    3. If there are no Positive Reviews in the last 12 months, then 2.5 points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 2 years. The calculation is the same as above, except the points are divided by 2.

    The 5 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Prince George Duke of Kent Court is based on 22 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 = 4

    2. Target of 15.6 positive Reviews (78 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 22 Reviews ÷ 15.6 Target Reached = 1

  • When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.


Average Ratings

  • Excellent
    10
  • Good
    10
  • Satisfactory
    2
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    17
  • Likely
    5
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Prince George Duke of Kent Court

  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    6
  • Son of Resident/Service User
    4
  • Friend of Resident/Service User
    2
  • Granddaughter of Resident/Service User
    2
  • Husband of Resident/Service User
    2
  • more

This home would receive a higher rating if it were to undergo a refurbishment. Many parts of the home and its accommodation are dated - especially when one considers the monthly fees.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Generally care is good and the laundry system is not great as items go missing and mother ends up with other clothes. One on one interaction could be greatly improved.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Satisfactory

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Satisfactory

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Treated with Dignity: Satisfactory

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Satisfactory

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Poor

K Emery, Manager at Prince George Duke of Kent Court responded to this review on 26 Jan 2018:

The home manager is working with the laundry staff to ensure clothes do not go missing. The home manager has reviewed your thoughts on the care delivery on the home and will ensure that monitoring of all care practices is increased to ensure all areas of concern you raise are investigated.

My mother became a resident on 1st November 2015. In my view, standards were not the best and over a period of time, became totally unacceptable. We would visit armed with dusters, wet wipes and anti-septic sprays - approximately 6 months ago, new staff came on board under new management. When I visited more recently, it became apparent that improvements were there for all to see. This weekend I offered my congratulations to the manager. It was a delight to visit my mother, she was fresh and clean. Her room was a delight (thanks to the cleaner). Well done to all - I can sleep at night.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

The care home had pleasant and caring staff who looked after residents well. Lunch with my friend was excellent. The accommodation was good, clean and well kept. The atmosphere was very friendly and the residents were happy.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Management: Good

Rooms: Good

I received a warm, friendly welcome and helpful tour from the manager when visiting to arrange for a member of our Lodge to lunch with my school friend, a recent arrival.
On the day, he was well dressed/presented and waiting to greet us in his special mobile chair at the front door.
Four of us enjoyed a very good lunch served by caring, friendly staff.
The care home gave the impression of being a happy place with helpful dedicated staff.
The 'friends' new project to improve impersonal corridors with large coloured prints works well and makes a noticeable difference, adding warmth to what would have been stark corridors.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Don't Know

I think the home is pretty good though no experience of any other. We (the residents) are all with varying disabilities and think the carers do their best for us. Of course, like any other organisation, some staff are better than others.

I have a room with an ensuite with a loo and basin, however, I am now in a wheelchair so need 2 carers to put me on a commode or take me to the bath or shower.

The food is varied and there are a lot of activities. It is expensive if you are having to pay yourself like me but I get the impression it is better than other homes.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.1 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Satisfactory

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

I have become frustrated by my mother's clothes going missing from her room, given that I do all her washing. She has her own laundry basket in her room.
The potty in her commode does not get cleaned often enough!! Smells when the lid is lifted. It has been reported to the staff.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Satisfactory

We are very happy with the treatment of our aunt.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Satisfactory

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

I regularly visit my father. Usually at least once a week. He seems content with his care. I have spoken, on occasions, to staff about the cleanliness of his room and there is now a marked improvement. I have requested an eye and hearing aid check so far have not heard and result. I assume there will be news when I next visit.
The staff are very approachable but sometimes I feel request are not always followed through.
I have sometimes had lunch with my father and each time the meal has been good.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Satisfactory

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Satisfactory

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Staff at all levels, from the manager to the cleaners, are incredibly friendly and attentive. Each knows my father-in-law personally and has learned his likes and dislikes as well as his needs so that he is not only cared for but enjoys the care he receives.

He has dementia but is a very active 92-year-old so tact and persuasion are needed and both are employed in an intelligent and professional manner. He is encouraged in activities and really likes the music and dancing (he hasn't danced for decades before he started at the home). The link to the Freemasons is also a welcome influence as he could not attend his lodges for many years.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

This was my second visit - again, when my family went on holiday. I was so well looked after and fed extremely well - even to an early morning cup of tea in bed. My family appreciate the fact that's nursing care is available if needed. Personally, I tell everyone, I am off to my "holiday hotel". Staff were all happy and cheerful.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

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

My father spent the last three, and happiest years of his life at Prince George Duke of Kent Court. He moved to Chislehurst after the death of my mother and quickly settled into a safe and caring environment. His room was light and clean and had a lovely view. He was never bored as he always had someone to talk to or a planned activity to participate in. The staff and the residents were amazing and they became his extended family, he absolutely flourished.

On warm sunny days, he would sit outside in the beautiful garden reading his newspaper or playing golf on the putting green or sometimes just idly passing the time of day. He was always treated with the utmost respect and dignity. I enjoyed visiting him and would regularly stay to lunch. The food was always of a high standard and beautifully presented. The staff were always extremely kind and caring towards my father, nothing was ever too much trouble. They are lead by a strong, dynamic and highly organised management team.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

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

This is a truly 5-star care home for the elderly. "Caring" runs through every single member of staff even maintenance and office staff display a caring nature. Food is excellent, attention is first class and everywhere is spotlessly clean. Activities are many and varied.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.9 out of 5

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: Good

My nan moved into the home in March 2017 as she was falling a lot at home and had given up on life. Since being at Prince George she has improved so much and is enjoying life again. It's lovely to see nan socialising with others and attending the various activities that go on within the home.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

I have never lived in a care home before but I think this home is well run, clean. Cheerful and we have privacy when we want it.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Treated with Dignity: Satisfactory

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Good

Home is very friendly, clean and staff are all nice. I feel my nan is safe and secure here as she hasn't had one fall since.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

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

My wife who has mixed dementia is well cared for by the staff. In the three years, she has been assisted she has had only two key workers looking after her. They give me weekly reports on her condition and changes and if they need any input from me. The supervisors have also been with her for three years. They monitor her progress and update me. If she has had an infection or a fall, I am told immediately. The quality of care is excellent. My wife has her diabetes and her condition is controlled by diet. Her menu is varied, nutritious and keeps her healthy. There are daily activities and all the staff are very caring.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.2 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

The home provides a safe and carefree environment which is always supervised adequately. Any problems (which are few) are discussed and resolved immediately. Healthcare is uppermost in the staff's considerations and are quick to act upon any problem found. I am very happy to leave my wife in the care of the staff.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My father has been a resident at Prince George Duke of Kent Court for many years. The staff - nursing, catering, office, premises etc have all been very good. The nursing staff are caring and patient and my father's last days (he died on the 1st April 2017) were made comfortable and he was nursed with great kindness. Our grateful thanks to them all.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Satisfactory

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Good

The staff at this care home are always approachable, attentive and professional.
They display a constant caring attitude and keep me informed and advised.
They make my mother feel comfortable and provide a caring and supportive environment.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

I find Prince George Duke of Kent Court very welcoming. Staff are always polite and helpful.
Before my nan came to the home she had given up and didn't want to carry on. But since being at Prince George, she has become the nan we all love again and she joins in with all the activities supplied.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Very pleased with the home.

How likely would you be to recommend Prince George Duke of Kent Court? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

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