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Eglantine Villa care home

Eglantine Villa

Eglantine Lane, Horton Kirby,
DA4 9JL

Visit us at Eglantine Villa Residential and Nursing Home in Dartford, Kent

The stunning Eglantine Villa is a converted private residence that's been converted and modernised to a very high standard. It offers a delightful 50-room residential and nursing home set in three-and-a-half acres of beautiful gardens. The home is made up of two separate buildings (Jasmine Lodge and Lavender Cottage) that provide very specialist care. Both have the benefit of access to the glorious landscaped gardens – complete with conservatory and patio area.

We aim to provide as comprehensive a range of care as possible, so are able to offer 24-hour convalescent, respite, Parkinson's, palliative and frail elderly nursing care. Those needing specialist and personalised dementia care will find that in Lavender Cottage.

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Care types

  • In addition to person centred care, we provide nursing staff to support residents who require qualified nursing care.

  • We offer 24-hour personal support to those with a condition that requires frequent specialised, qualified nursing care.

  • Expert personal care 24-hours a day in comfortable, homely accommodation with daily activities to stimulate body and mind.

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Customer Satisfaction Report

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Care Quality Commission Report

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Life at Eglantine Villa

We believe that regular and stimulating activities are the key for social interaction and general well-being, and that's why we have a packed schedule of fun things to do at Eglantine Villa.

Our activities

At Eglantine Villa our residents have the freedom to spend their days how they wish. We want to make sure that they have plenty of options to choose from when it comes to ways to fill up their time. Whether that's taking part in a group activity (such as games or arts and crafts sessions) or pursuing a personal hobby or interest – if a resident doesn't have one when they come into the home then we're more than happy to suggest some for them.

We also organise regular days out which are hugely popular during the summer months as we try to get down to the seaside as much as possible as well as to garden centres and other attractions.

Additional information:

  • Film afternoons
  • Religious services
  • Seasonally themed monthly events
  • Regular days out

Our food

Mealtimes are the perfect way to socialise with other residents in our impressive dining room that overlooks the stunning gardens. We offer a wide range of full cooked meals or lighter alternatives on our daily menu.

Additional information:

  • Meals prepared daily with fresh ingredients
  • Birthday meal and cake for all residents
  • Night Bite menu available
  • Menu posted in large, clear type

Come and visit us for afternoon tea and we will show you around

We have a team on hand who will be happy to answer any questions you have about our homes

How do I arrange a visit?

We have an open door policy, so you are welcome to pop in to the home at any time. However, we recommend you avoid visiting at main meal times as these can be very busy. If you would like to speak to the home manager when you visit, you can make an appointment by calling us first.

Can I bring my own furniture?

Depending on its size, new residents are welcome to bring furniture to their new room. Many of our residents bring a favourite armchair or pictures and other small belongings to personalise their room.

How soon can I move in?

This depends on availability of rooms in the home, understanding the cost of care and the person moving in receiving a care assessment.

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Home facilities

Our rooms

Every one of the 50 bedrooms at Eglantine Villa is well-furnished and decorated to a high standard. Each includes an en-suite bathroom, as well as a 24-hour call system for added peace of mind and a remote-controlled television. Some of the rooms also have glorious garden views.

Cleanliness is very important to us, so we make sure that every room is cleaned for the residents on a daily basis.

Additional information:

  • Personal items welcomed
  • Telephone point
  • 24-hour call system
  • Thermostatic radiators

Care facilities

  • Individual diets catered for
  • 24 hour call system
  • Residents access to a GP
  • Highly trained nursing staff
  • Reminiscence room
  • Personalised care plan
  • Access to an Optician
  • Reminiscence sessions
  • Access to 24 hour care
  • Dedicated activity coordinator
  • Electric profiling beds
  • Laundry and cleaning services
  • Access to a Memory Box

Room facilities

  • Direct garden access
  • Ensuite facilities
  • Flat screen TVs
  • Rooms with garden view
  • Telephone points
  • TV points

Indoor facilities

  • Communal flat screen TV
  • Communal lounge
  • Conservatory
  • Freeview
  • Lift access
  • Smoke detectors
  • Stair lift
  • Wheelchair access
  • Wifi hotspot
  • Lift to all floors

What's next?

Book a visit

Call now to book a visit and meet our care home manager, who can answer any questions you may have.

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