17 Dovedale Close
DA16 3BU


Profile Strength
Very Good 75%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £1,174.00
Regulator's Rating Good
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Meet The Manager

Nicolas Kee Mew is the Home Manager at Riverdale Court.

Nicolas was previously manager of the Outstanding rated Arthur House Care Home in Wimbledon.
Nicolas is an award winning manager and active fundraiser for Alzheimer's society and Alzheimer's research.

Nicolas was named the Inspiring Dementia Leader in 2017 by the National Dementia Care Awards and also appeared in the skills for care campaign to encourage young people to join the care sector. He also won the Dementia care awards by Markel Awards 2019.

Nicolas believes in person centre care. He is currently doing an MSC in Dementia Studies.

'My philosophy is one that embraces holistic care, I pride myself in leading a care team that delivers care that is person centered and culturally sensitive care is provided to residents, family and friends.'

Nicolas Kee Mew

Riverdale Court care home, situated in Welling, in the London Borough of Bexley, is a care facility providing residential care for older people living with dementia.

Riverdale Court provides a wealth of support services for people living with dementia, with the aim of not just providing care and comfort, but also a new, positive and more engaging stage in their lives. The team of qualified and attentive staff provide 24 hour specialist person centred dementia care.

At the heart of Riverdale Court is its Philosophy of Care, where social interaction and engagement is encouraged and boredom is eradicated by addressing the three plagues of loneliness, helplessness and boredom within the home.

Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Convalescence, High Dependency, Palliative, Personal care, Rehabilitation.
Disability Support Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Requires Hoist , Walking Frame.
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's.
Respite Care Yes
Minimum Age

Our Building and Facilities

Facilities include the ‘Memory Lane Tea Room’ situated on the ground floor which offers a meeting place to enjoy a drink with family and friends.

There is a hairdressing salon, ‘Snips’, where you can treat yourself to a new hair style or beauty treatment and a nail bar, and our very own café bar.

We have wheelchair access in both home and garden.

Is Our Home Purpose Built

How Many Floors We Have

Who Owns Our Building

Communal Rooms
Coffee Shop / Café, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Hairdressers, Lift, Minibus, Stairlift.

Our Garden
Private Garden(s), Seating, Secure Garden, Sensory Garden.

Riverdale Court Brochure.pdf

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All of the bedrooms have bright modern en suite facilities with individual colour schemes to provide relaxation and a sense of well-being. Residents can bring small items of their own furniture, and other possessions to decorate their rooms, with them.

About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 80

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features

Room Facilities
Telephone Point.

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Our Team
Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £1,174.00

Activities Are So Important

Activities are part of daily life at Riverdale Court, giving residents the chance to join in with group events.

There is always something going on and having fun is an important part of our Philosophy of Care.

Staff help develop interests and hobbies here and providing companionship and spontaneity in daily life for all residents, and many opportunities for them to meet and make new friends.

Our Photos

Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Board Games, Gardening, Music, Painting, Singing.

Can You Bring Your Pet

17 Dovedale Close
DA16 3BU

Regulator: CQC

Category Rating
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Outstanding
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Read More https://api.cqc.org.uk/public/v1/reports/e9ee04c8-1111-48bc-9c16-0ae4a4e833f3
Report Published 6th December 2019
Registration Date 4th March 2011
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park on-site, Train Station nearby.

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

Frequently asked questions about Riverdale Court

Riverdale Court was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in December 2019.
Riverdale Court provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Riverdale Court has 80 rooms.
Prices for Riverdale Court start from £1,174.00 per week.
Riverdale Court is owned by Avante Care & Support.
Yes. Riverdale Court does offer Residential care.
Yes. Riverdale Court does offer Respite care.
Yes. Riverdale Court does provide care for people with Dementia.
Nicolas Kee Mew is the manager of Riverdale Court.

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