Wells House Nursing Home

Address: Radnor Cliff Crescent, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2JQ
Website: http://www.wellscare.com

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 10 ratings for this care provider


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A magnificent 19th Century house originally built for the author H.G.Wells in order to help him regain his health by living close to the sea. The house is situated in 2 acres of mature landscaped gardens with the majority of rooms having breathtaking sea views across to France.

  • Care Quality Commission (CQC) Rating: Good
  • 21 bedrooms, 9 en-suite
  • 24 hour nursing care
  • Tailored person centred care planning
  • Organised activities
  • Internet access
  • Large private and secluded gardens
  • Garden therapy area for those wishing to maintain their love of gardening

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Wells House Nursing Home

Address: Radnor Cliff Crescent, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2JQ

Website: http://www.wellscare.com

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There’s no shortage of things to do at our nursing homes. We have dedicated members of staff whose sole job is to oversee activities and ensure that our residents are kept entertained. Staff members also provide vital companionship – on hand for cosy chats about anything from current events to distant memories of the past.

Among our organised group activities we offer many different quizzes, reminiscence sessions, arts and crafts, 10-pin bowling, afternoon films with choc-ices, all of which are firm favourites. We also never forget that not everyone wants to take part in group activity but would very much like some one-to-one time, playing chess or cards or a board game or even just chatting about the weather.

There are gentle exercise sessions involving stretching and pedal machines, all of which help keep things moving!

Gardening is something we find many of our residents enjoy. At each of our homes we have a garden therapy area with raised planting beds which are accessible in a wheelchair and make tending flowers and vegetables very easy. We can then arrange for the chefs to prepare and cook our own homegrown produce.

Each home has a well stocked library (including talking books) as well as free wireless broadband for those technically minded and wishing to gain access to the internet.

We also have a regular group of outside entertainers such as singers, tribute acts and even a visiting zoo, all of which always prove extremely popular.

Finally, we are also able to arrange church services, which are held in the nursing home itself.

Last updated on 29 March 2014.

Key facts about this care service

CQC Assessment pre-October 2014

Assessed as meeting all CQC standards
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Size of care home

Medium22 beds

Registered manager in post

Yes registered manager in post

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Latest reviews of this care provider

Caring and very helpful

I have always found the staff at Wells House Nursing Home to be caring and very helpful, ready to address any questions I have had. Resid...

3 July 2015

Exceptional care given to my mother

The care and dignity given to my mother in her final months was exceptional, not only to my mother but also to myself and my family. We w...

29 June 2015

A good, homely atmosphere

I visited Wells House Nursing Home on a professional level. Everyone was happy and contented, staff and visitors, I spoke to a number of ...

29 June 2015

Staff are understanding

I am very happy with the accommodation and food at Wells House Nursing Home. The staff are very helpful and understanding of my mother ne...

25 June 2015

They are so kind and caring

I would like to thank all of the staff at Wells House Nursing Home for making mu mum and mine visits to see a sick friend so welcoming. I...

24 June 2015

Type of care provided by this organisation

Care home with nursing

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Overall capacity

This care provider has a total capacity of 21 service users

Last updated on 29 March 2014.

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