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Folkestone Care Centre

The Folkestone Care Centre provide high quality care for nursing care, specialist dementia care and residential care for the local area.

Folkestone Care Centre has been established through the vocation and vision of caring medical professionals.

Privately commissioned in 2018, its modern features enable us to deliver the highest quality of nursing care for the elderly. Understanding the changing needs and requirements for individual personal care is essential in ensuring the safety and well-being of residents.

Our Philosophy

We endeavour to deliver the highest quality of care to improve, sustain and enhance our resident’s quality of life. We set out to fulfil our residents right to make informed choices and to lead the life they choose. Respecting their independence, privacy and dignity.

Specialist Care Services

Folkestone Care Centre has been established through the vocation and vision of caring medical professionals. Privately commissioned in 2018, its modern features enable us to deliver the highest quality of nursing care for the elderly.

What We Offer

Understanding the changing needs and requirements for individual personal care is essential in ensuring the safety and well-being of residents. The Folkestone Care Centre is registered for 24 beds with 24 hour nursing care. It provides care for clients of either sex, who fall into any one of the following categories:

Long Term Nursing Care

For individuals who need regular medical attention or specific care delivered by a registered nurse. Long term care ensures residents are looked after 24 hours a day by medical professionals, who respond to their changing needs in a safe and homely environment.

Convalescent Care

Providing that extra support following a period of illness or hospitalisation. Dignity, comfort and security for residents and their families is fully respected.

Dementia Care

Folkestone Care CentreOur Dementia community offers support for those who are living with a diagnosis of Dementia or Alzheimer’s and features several dedicated dementia care areas.

These include areas that are dedicated to Reminiscence, Sensory and Health and Wellbeing activities which stimulate and promote self-esteem and a sense of purpose.

Creating an environment that enables Residents to live well whilst offering support to family members.

Residential

Offering a personal experience for individuals who would wish to remain living as independently as possible, whilst having access to a tailored care plan, created by Healthcare professionals. Providing individual support and assistance with daily activities promoting independence and social engagement within an elegant, high quality, supportive environment.

Respite Care

Allowing carers to take a short break whilst the resident is looked after in a safe and comfortable environment. Sometimes helpful when deciding on longer term suitability (subject to availability).

Palliative Care

Providing emotional/psychological, social and physical support for residents who no longer require medical treatment but for who it is important to remain pain free and comfortable.

Home Comforts

BRIGHT & COMFORTABLE ROOMS

Each room is light and modern with comfortable furnishings and en-suite facilities. Naturally bright rooms painted in soothing colours and treasured personal touches brought from home make the environment even more pleasing and familiar. Privacy is respected and independence positively encouraged, as are any hobbies or interests that can be shared.

We do our utmost to accommodate individual requests for personal living preferences.

WARM, FRIENDLY SOCIAL AREAS

There are warm and friendly social areas to receive guests or interact with fellow residents including a library, cinema room, garden room, and private lounges for privacy and tranquillity.

Also delightful, well established gardens for those who like to garden or simply enjoy the sun with friends and family.

FRESH NUTRITIOUS FOOD

Our fresh ingredients menu is prepared daily by our highly trained and experienced chefs on the premises and a broad selection of tastes and choices are well catered for. Menus are continually changing and designed to meet dietary needs of individuals. Residents are invited to dine with others or they can choose to eat in the privacy of their own rooms.

In Partnership with Families

We are sensitive to the fact that it is a challenging time for families (and that reassurance and involvement is of great significance). It is our job to reassure and involve you in every step of the way. Emphasis is placed on making everyone feel welcome and fully informed at all times.

There are social areas that have activities for grandchildren, small function spaces for family gatherings and catering on site to provide for special occasions.

Much loved family pets are even welcome to visit (subject to allergies). We host frequent residents and relatives meetings, to share ideas and experiences, make suggestions and get to know friends and family members. Everyone is warmly welcomed to ensure family and friends are able to visit in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.

Established by Doctors Run by Nurses

Folkestone Care Centre has been privately commissioned, built and managed by medical professionals who understand the changing needs and personal care of the elderly.

Professional, experienced and highly qualified staff are available 24 hours a day ensuring peace of mind for both residents and their families.

High ratios of staff to residents and a programme of continuous training and development for all staff ensure all opportunities to help residents gain the support they need. Regular appointments are arranged for specialist services, such as ophthalmology, audiology and chiropody either as on-site appointments or accompanied visit.

Most importantly the ethos throughout the home is one of professionalism. Loving care, kindness and warmth are evident everywhere and to all who visit.

Enjoying Life’s Pleasures

SOCIAL THERAPIES

A dedicated team of enthusiastic individuals organise a varied range of social and leisure activities that cater to different tastes. We host quiz afternoons, musical entertainment, craft events, language classes and much more-all regularly taking place within the Centre.

Relax in a sunny area in the garden and enjoy outdoor activities or attend an activity session on one of our 6 dedicated activities areas.

Relax and read a book in our tranquil Library. Play a competitive game of cards, or watch grandchildren play board games and enjoy the smile on their faces.

Appreciate live music and reminisce about days gone by. Enjoy sampling homemade cakes, afternoon high-tea and delicious cuisine, freshly created by our Head Chef and our talented Hospitality team.

RESPECTING INDIVIDUALITY

At Folkestone Care Centre we understand and respect that not everybody wishes to join in with activities, and therefore we can ensure that residents are given the opportunity to engage in activities from the privacy of their own room. If required, we can provide privacy without social isolation.

Spiritual care and leadership is available and regular celebrations take place for saints days etc. throughout the year, within the centre. Regular services are held and representatives from a variety of denominations visit the Centre.

Folkestone Care Centre enables all residents to live well ensuring they continue enjoy life’s little pleasures including visiting our Hair and Beauty Therapies salon which enables residents to maintain pride in their appearance as well as providing a relaxed and enjoyable experience.