Residential Care Home in Maidstone
Dementia & Residential Care
Lulworth House is a Residential Care Home in Maidstone providing residential care for up to 38 people with a diagnosis of Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The 1920’s built home is situated in a pretty leafy avenue on the outskirts of the county town of Maidstone. The Care Home has been extensively and tastefully refurbished during 2014 to provide spacious, light and airy accommodation which retains much of the building’s original character and charm. The Home offers a high standard of well-equipped accommodation, some rooms having en-suite facilities and is staffed by a team of dedicated and highly skilled carers, supported by the Administrator, Activities Co-Ordinator, Housekeepers, Laundry, Onsite Maintenance Person and the Catering Team.
Lulworth House Residential Care Home residents are allowed to bring their own furniture with them when they move in, and we encourage everyone to make their room their own, with familiar personal items from home. The Home features specialist lifting and bathing equipment, lift access to all floors and wheelchair access throughout. We have a busy Activities timetable for those wishing to take part. We also organise regular external entertainers and we have our own Mini Bus to enable us to take trips out with small groups of residents. Lulworth House provides a varied, healthy and plentiful menu that is very popular with residents – catering for special diets and soft food diets.
As well as regular GP visits to the Home, residents can benefit from a range of Professionals who regularly visit the Home, including: Chiropodist, Dentist, Dietician, Hairdresser, Optician, Physiotherapist, Specialist Nurses and Speech therapist.
Nellsar is one of the first Care Home groups to employ a Nutritional Therapist and introduce individual consultations and Nutritional Champions across the Homes, putting the holistic and nutritional health of our residents first. A combination of nature and science, Nutritional Therapy “acknowledges the kitchen as the medicine cabinet” and is extremely important to the elderly, particularly those in Residential Care with Dementia or specific health conditions or illnesses.
Dementia Care at Lulworth House Residential Care Home. Lulworth House is unique in its approach to caring for people with Dementia. We do not limit their experiences or confine them to the Care Home – we regularly provide residents with opportunities to take part in mainstream activities and enter into their local community. Activities inside and outside the Home bring about moments for positive reminiscence for residents and their journey, all the while being supported by a superior Care team.
Lulworth House Rated Outstanding
Lulworth House Residential Care Home is rated outstanding for being responsive:
“The service was very responsive. People consistently received person centred care. People and their relatives were involved in decisions about their care and support needs. The service used innovative ways to increase people’s sense of well-being. People were provided with opportunities to participate in a variety of activities to meet their needs and interests both within the service and out in the local community.”
Interactive Me is a brand new online tool used to create bespoke memory boxes as a valuable person-centred care tool for our elderly residents or those with Dementia. An ideal gift for a relative.
End of Life Care at Lulworth House Residential Care Home. There are many seasons each of us will go through in life, each one equally important, as these form a journey that we all travel through, in different stages. End of Life is one of these stages and it requires sensitivity, dignity and particular care. Here at Lulworth House, we approach this season with compassion, ethical professionalism and underpinned knowledge.
Care service offered:
- Day Care & Weekend Care
- Dementia Care
- End of Life Care
- Residential Care
- Respite Care & Short Breaks
- One Dining Room
- Onsite Hair Salon
- Extensive Terraced Decking Dining Area
- Two Lounges
- Secure Gardens
- 38 Single Rooms – 6 have en-suite facilities
- Cinema Club
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Daily life is fun and varied. The more we know about an individual’s hobbies and interests, the better we can tailor their daily activities and lifestyle within the Home.
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On Friday 5 July, some of our ladies from Lulworth House Residential Care Home took a trip out in the sunshine to Maidstone Mote Park. We all enjoyed the blue skies as we walked around the lake and stopped to enjoy a picnic together. Mote Park is a dementia-friendly...read more
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Latest Reviews from carehome.co.uk
My experience of Lulworth House has always been good and it has even got better over the years. At this time, the management and staff are excellent. I never cease to be impressed by the patience and dedication shown by the carers of the residents, sometimes in very demanding situations as the carers seem to remain, long term, which in itself is a good recommendation.
YS, wife of resident, August 2017, Lulworth House Residential Care Home in Kent, Maidstone.
All I can say is that it is a lovely, caring care home. I would recommend to anybody – really lovely place.
JB, daughter of resident, July 2017, Lulworth House Residential Care Home in Kent, Maidstone.
My mother deteriorated really quickly and on entering this home, has been really well looked after. The staff all do their very best in any way possible always happy and cheerful. The food etc is very good although mum is refusing to eat very much. The staff monitor her intake and encourage her to eat by supplying her with her favourite dishes and drinks. All in all, I have no complaints whatsoever.
JB, son of resident, July 2017, Lulworth House Residential Care Home in Kent, Maidstone.
Since taking up residence at Lulworth House Residential Care Centre. My aunt has had excellent care and compassion and understanding from al the staff. The daily activities help to keep her stimulated. We cannot thank the staff enough for the care they give.
RS, nephew of resident, June 2017, Lulworth House Residential Care Home in Kent, Maidstone.
Lulworth House Residential Care Centre. Mum has thrived since being a resident. All her needs are met from personal care, social times, medical issues and general dignity and respect. The care manager is brilliant and outstanding in ever way. HP, daughter of resident, June 2017, Lulworth House Residential Care Home in Kent, Maidstone.
Mum settled well. She has made new friends and enjoys many of the activities arranged. The staff are always helpful, nothing seems too much trouble. Always met with a smile, and always an offer of a drink and biscuit on a visit. I myself work in partnership with Adult Social Services. In my opinion, Lulworth was definitely the right choice, knowing Mum was safe and well cared for. Importantly, having friends around her and having a bit of fun too.
SW, daughter of resident, June 2017, Lulworth House Residential Care Home in Kent, Maidstone
Not a lot more I can say actually as all the ratings are correct. Main thing is my wife is happy here.
JJ, husband of resident, June 2017, Lulworth House Residential Care Home in Kent, Maidstone
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Since my mother has been at home I have seen an improvement in her well being. She has made friends and the staff are all committed to providing the best services possible. I have no worries with my mother being in the home she is well looked after.
LW, son of resident, May 2017, Lulworth House Residential Care Home in Kent, Maidstone
My mum stayed at Lulworth House for respite during December. I visited most days at different times of the day. The staff were all very nice and helpful. My mum seemed to be happy and enjoyed joining in with all the activities that were going on.
MM, daughter of resident, January 2017, Lulworth House Residential Care Home in Kent, Maidstone
Visited mother, staff seem very happy and helpful and caring when I visit. The lady feeding mum was very patient.
CI, daughter of resident, May 2016, Lulworth House Residential Care Home in Kent, Maidstone
Mum moved into Lulworth House in March. Although she has only been there 2 months, the staff have helped her settle in well.
MJ, daughter of resident, May 2016, Lulworth House Residential Care Home in Kent, Maidstone
I looked at many homes this one had residents who were walking and talking and generally partaking in life, a lot of other homes did not. It is well run and residents and relatives are consulted on a regular basis. It has a happy atmosphere.
JH, son of resident, May 2016, Lulworth House Residential Care Home in Kent, Maidstone
My dad has been at Lulworth House in Maidstone Kent coming up for a year and dad is very happy and I am very happy too. The staff work very hard and are busy all the time. Lulworth House is always clean and the food is very nice too, they make you feel very welcome and the moment you arrive. Great bunch.
MJ, son of resident, May 2016, Lulworth House Residential Care Home in Kent, Maidstone
This is an excellent home, where my mum has thrived. She has put on weight, socialised and been thoroughly well looked after. The care manager is focussed on serving the residents individually and making sure they see it as their home. The staff are always willing to answer questions and keep us informed of mums well being and care.
HP, daughter of resident, May 2016, Lulworth House Residential Care Home in Kent, Maidstone
“My experience with the above care home is, I have had no problems at all so far. I have found all of the staff very very pleasant, very obliging, very helpful and kind, nothing seems to be too much trouble for them. My family and I feel very lucky to have my husband in this care home. I and my family can go home and know that he is in good hands and is cared for. We are very grateful for this, believe me.”
AMT, relative of resident, September 2015, Lulworth House Residential Care Home in Kent, Maidstone
“I feel confident in recommending this home. My father is always happy and clean. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. Any minor issues have been dealt with swiftly. I have never seen or heard anyone behave harshly or disrespectfully to residents. The home provides a variety of activities in a safe environment. The staff are very supportive to my mother and the rest of our family, and keep us informed of anything of concern or interest.”
GG, relative of resident, December 2015, Lulworth House Residential Care Home in Kent, Maidstone
“I am very satisfied with this care home. They have been brilliant and I am totally happy and trust them totally.”
JB, relative of resident, November 2015, Lulworth House Residential Care Home in Kent, Maidstone
“The Home has been very welcoming at all times. Mother has been here for 2 weeks on respite as her safety was an issue. The Home has been very welcoming at all times. The cleanliness is excellent and staff have already discovered an infection and have dealt with it. It was a very difficult decision to make to place Mum in Residential Care but the staff have made it as bearable as they could and have been very good both to Mum and family.”
SG Family, November 2014, Lulworth House Care Home Maidstone
“My father is always happy and clean. I feel confident in recommending this Home. My father is always happy and clean. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. Any minor issues have been dealt with swiftly. I have never seen or heard anyone behave harshly or disrespectfully to residents. The Home provides a variety of activities in a safe environment. The staff are very supportive to my Mother and the rest of our family, and keep us informed of anything of concern or interest.”
GG Family, November 2014, Lulworth House Care Home Maidstone
“I am totally happy and trust them totally.I am very satisfied with this Care Home. They have been brilliant and I am totally happy and trust them totally.”
JB Family, November 2014, Lulworth House Care Home Maidstone
A message from the Manager
Hello, my name is Catherine Singh and I am the Registered Manager of Lulworth House Residential Care Home. Situated on the outskirts of Maidstone, Lulworth House offers bright and spacious accommodation and has 38 single rooms, six of which have en-suite facilities.
I took up my position as Manager in December 2017 and have worked with my staff team to ensure that there is a strong family-orientated atmosphere and residents are made to feel at home. Person-centred care is central to the Lulworth House philosophy – ensuring that the needs of our residents are met is of utmost importance to us.
We run regular residents’ meetings, which give us the opportunity to receive feedback from our residents about the care they receive within our Home and any new suggestions they may have for activities and trips. It also gives them the opportunity to express their thoughts and preferences.
We have a full and exciting in-house activity programme and we employ three Recreation & Well-Being Champions who provide both group sessions and one-to-one activities for each resident throughout the week. They ensure that sessions are relevant and tailored to each individual.
Each week we have a variety of organised activities including exercise classes, musical sessions and arts and crafts, and we have regular events and entertainments to which all relatives are invited. We also have a sensory room, a monthly cinema club and a regular ‘pub afternoon’ for all residents. Our Well-Being Team are on hand to deliver one-to-one relaxation sessions, including massage or aromatherapy, which greatly improve the holistic health of our residents.
Lulworth House has its own minibus and we offer regular trips both locally and further afield, with residents choosing the places they would like to visit – often remembering their own past cherished experiences and re-visiting places they would like to see again.
We have a coffee shop for residents and relatives, where they can enjoy a coffee and cake, and this has proved very popular, especially during the warm summer months. We have also re-designed our garden, introducing raised beds to encourage residents who enjoy gardening to get involved in the planting and growing of flowers, vegetables and fruit.
We run a rigorous staff training programme to guarantee the high standards of care within our Home and ensure we are able to provide dignity in care. We also provide weekly one-to-one key worker sessions which help to build the relationships, trust and confidence between staff and residents. We place great emphasis on getting to know our residents and having a good understanding of their background and life history, as this enables us to personalise our approach for each individual.
Lulworth House also places great importance on the input and involvement of relatives and we hold regular relatives’ support meetings to provide much-needed support and contact with other relatives. Lulworth operates an open-door policy for all relatives and we always welcome and value the input in their loved one’s care.
If you would like to visit our Home, do call in at any time. Alternatively, feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
You can contact me on 01622 683 231.
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