Heathfield Court Care Home

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147 Colyers Lane
Northumberland Heath
Erith
Kent
DA8 3PB

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Profile Strength
Very Good 85%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing | Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Gina Kitchenham is The Home Manager at Heathfield Court Care Home.

Gina Kitchenham, our much-loved Home Manager, has worked in the care sector for over 22 years. Having worked as a carer when her children were very young and progressing to the role of Home Manager, Gina has devoted her entire career to caring for the elderly.

Gina is passionate about providing exceptional care, saying:  “I consider our residents and their relatives as part of our family. I love my job, it’s the most rewarding work ever, as you’re making people’s lives better and making a difference. I love the smiles, the banter, the atmosphere; everything about it.”

Gina Kitchenham

Heathfield Court is a beautiful, stylish and welcoming home decorated and furnished to a high standard of comfort. Their facilities support choice and independence for residents and enable families to enjoy spending quality time together. The home can also accommodate couples to enable them to continue living together, whilst receiving personalised care and support.

The home is able to provide all three levels of care; residential, nursing and dementia care, meaning residents should never find themselves in a situation where they are unable to care for them should their needs change.

Heathfield Court appreciates that many families cope alone for some time before considering a long-term care option. The day care and respite services offered by the home provides an opportunity for family carers to have a break whilst their loved one gets to experience all that the home has to offer.


Heathfield Court Care Home - Lockdown Thoughts
Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Convalescence, End of Life, Palliative, Personal care.
Disability Support Bed Bound, Hearing Impairment, Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Requires Hoist , Speech Impairment, Visual Impairment, Walking Frame, Wheel Chair Bound.
Medication By Mouth, Change Catheter, Injection, Suppository.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia, Severe Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Challenging Behaviour.
Respite Care Yes

Autumna has invited care providers to evidence the infection control measures they are carrying out, above and beyond those laid out by the government, in order to keep residents, staff and visitors safe.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
safe-tick Sterilisation & Disinfection Devices We are using sterilisation and/or disinfection devices within our care setting.
safe-tick Virus Testing We are testing for viral infection when symptoms present within our care setting.
Covid-19 Emergency Support Framework
The regulatory body has assessed care providers on their ability to manage four key areas during the pandemic.  Click here to download their assessment.
Safe Visiting Space
safe-tick We have a safe visiting space
Connectivity for resident testing, monitoring & communications

Infection control and the safety of both residents and staff often requires quarantine measures and the isolation of care home residents. To test, monitor and allow residents to communicate with relatives, the prevalence of room-level connectivity within the home is becoming increasingly relevant.

Wireless Internet access (WiFi)

Yes, our care home has WiFi in all our resident’s rooms.

Mobile Phone Network Coverage (mobile “signal”)

Yes, our care home has mobile phone signal in all our resident’s rooms.

Telephone for external calling

Yes, our care home provides a telephone in all our resident’s rooms.

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Minimum Age
65

Our Building and Facilities

Heathfield Court is a beautiful, stylish and welcoming home decorated and furnished to a high standard of comfort. Their facilities support choice and independence for residents and enable families to enjoy spending quality time together. The home can also accommodate couples to enable them to continue living together, whilst receiving personalised care and support.

The home is able to provide all three levels of care; residential, nursing and dementia care, meaning residents should never find themselves in a situation where they are unable to care for them should their needs change


Is Our Home Purpose Built
Yes

How Many Floors We Have
3

Who Owns Our Building
Private

Communal Rooms
Bistro, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Beauty Salon, Cinema, Hairdressers, Lift.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Private Garden(s), Seating, Secure Garden, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

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Description

Our beautifully decorated en-suite bedrooms all come with a DVD player and a mini fridge. The majority of rooms enjoy views of the garden, whilst all ground floor rooms have private patios.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 66
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 66

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View.

Room Facilities
Telephone Point.

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Description

At the heart of the wonderful care we provide at Heathfield Court in Northumberland Heath, Kent is our compassionate team formed of nurses, carers, managers and team leaders and members of our wider support team such as catering, housekeeping, lifestyles and front of house.

Lead by our amazing home manager Gina, all of our team members are carefully chosen for their values and unwavering dedication to caring for our residents with tenderness, kindness and respect. We nurture and invest in them – ensuring they feel valued, happy and love being part of our extended family.


Our Team
Gina Kitchenham
Gina Kitchenham
The Home Manager

Gina Kitchenham, our much-loved Home Manager, has worked in the care sector for over 22 years. Having worked as a carer when her children were very young and progressing to the role of Home Manager, Gina has devoted her entire career to caring for the elderly.

Gina is passionate about providing exceptional care, saying:  “I consider our residents and their relatives as part of our family. I love my job, it’s the most rewarding work ever, as you’re making people’s lives better and making a difference. I love the smiles, the banter, the atmosphere; everything about it.”

Funding Types
Local Authority Bexley
Region London
We Accept Local Authority Funding Yes
We Accept NHS Continuing Healthcare Yes
We Accept Third Party Top-Ups Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

Our elegant private dining area, with direct access to the garden, is available for parties or celebrations, whilst we take care of the catering.


We Serve Food At
Afternoon Tea, All day snacks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Pureed, Vegetarian.

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Activities Are So Important

Our residents’ ongoing health and wellbeing is extremely important to us and we recognise that keeping active, both mentally and physically, whilst maintaining a sense of purpose and meaning are key to individuals’ happiness, contentment and joy.

In partnership with our residents and those closest to them, our dedicated lifestyle team develops a varied programme of meaningful activities, events and celebrations which are personalised to individuals’ likes, dislikes, abilities and care needs as well as aspirations and dreams for the future.


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Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Bingo, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Cooking, Crafts, Crosswords, Flower Arranging, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Painting, Quiz Games, Reminiscence, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions, Shopping.

147 Colyers Lane
Northumberland Heath
Erith
Kent
DA8 3PB

Regulator: CQC

Category Rating
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Read More https://api.cqc.org.uk/public/v1/reports/2f90f0d1-0695-49b8-b8a7-bafd85abff88
Report Published 18th July 2018
Registration Date 21st April 2017
Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church.

Nearby Services
Hospital, Park, Pub, Restaurant, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about Heathfield Court Care Home

Heathfield Court Care Home was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in July 2018.
Heathfield Court Care Home provides Nursing, Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Heathfield Court Care Home has 66 rooms.
Heathfield Court Care Home is owned by Carebase.
Yes. Heathfield Court Care Home does offer Residential care.
Yes. Heathfield Court Care Home does offer Respite care.
Yes. Heathfield Court Care Home does provide care for people with Dementia.
Heathfield Court Care Home comes under Bexley.
Heathfield Court Care Home accepts Local Authority clients.
Heathfield Court Care Home accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Gina Kitchenham is the manager of Heathfield Court Care Home.

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