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Wavertree House
Somerhill Road
East Sussex


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Care Type Care Home
Care Category Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Regulator's Rating Good

As a home committed to excellence we are registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and are a founder member of The National Skills Academy for Social Care.

Located in the heart of Hove, East Sussex, our care home is only a 10 minute drive from Brighton beach, and a short walk to cafes and restaurants.

All of our residents benefit from a personalised support plan, so you can be sure you will get the right level of care for your needs. Whether you choose to stay with us for respite, short-term care, or for longer, we will fully assess your needs and agree a care plan with you.

For your leisure time, our social programmes aim to enable you to continue to do the things you enjoy. See the Hobbies and activities section for more information. When it comes to meals, our catering team can adapt our delicious menus to fit in with any personal preferences you may have.

Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Personal care.
Disability Support Physically Frail, Walking Frame.
Medication By Mouth.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia.
Respite Care Yes
Minimum Age

Our Building and Facilities

We have a lift available for residents that require one. Here at Wavertree we also offer a minibus or other transport while also being near public transport. The residents may have their own furniture if required and have their pets by arrangement. Residents have access to a phone point in own room/mobile if necessary.

How Many Floors We Have

Who Owns Our Building

Communal Rooms
Activities Room, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Chiropodist, Hairdressers, Lift, Minibus.

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

Our Photos


We offer a choice of furnished rooms, including one-bedroom flats with a separate sitting room, and studio flats, so you can pick the best option for you. All of our rooms feature a kitchen area and an en-suite bathroom with a toilet, washbasin and a choice of a bath or shower. You’ll also find a 24-hour call system for emergencies in every room. We also have flats available for couples to share.

Your room is yours to make your own. All rooms are available fully furnished, but we encourage residents to bring their own furniture and personal items such as favourite possessions and mementos so you can feel at home straight away.

About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 36
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 36

Type Of Room
Flat, Kitchenette, Separate Sitting Room, Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View.

Room Facilities
Fridge, Tea and Coffee-making Facilities, Telephone Point.

Our Photos

All our staff are specially trained to support people with sight problems and/or hearing loss. Staff are on call 24 hours a day. We support our staff to achieve an NVQ in health and social care.

Funding Types
Local Authority Brighton and Hove
Region South East
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

We offer a fully catered service to all our residents, serving breakfast, lunch and supper, as well as providing snacks throughout the day and night.

Our catering team create meals to be tasty and nutritious. They can also be adapted to cater for all religious, medical and lifestyle diets.

All meals are served over a two-hour period, so you can decide when you want to eat during this time. Meals are served in the dining room, or in your room should you wish.

If you have friends or family visiting, they can eat with you in the dining area. Teas, coffees and snacks are also available, so you can continue to entertain your guests in your new home.

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

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Pureed, Vegetarian.

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Activities Are So Important

We believe that moving in to our home shouldn’t mean that you have to stop doing things you enjoy.

Whether you would like to continue current hobbies, learn new pastimes, get out and about or prefer something a little more laid-back, you’ll find something to suit your needs. Our dedicated activity team ensure there’s always something fun to do and develops our social programme with our residents, not for them.

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Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Animal Petting, Bingo, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Crafts, Crosswords, Exercise Class, Flower Arranging, Gardening, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Painting, Pet Therapy, Quiz Games, Reminiscence, Singing, Visiting Entertainment, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions.
Our Pets

To be arranged by the home manager

Wavertree House
Somerhill Road
East Sussex

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last rated 28th November 2018

28th November 2018

Registration Date 20th October 2020
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church.

Nearby Services
Bank, Chemist, Church, Hospital, Local Walks & Bike Rides, Park, Post Office, Pub, Restaurant, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about Wavertree House

Wavertree House was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in November 2018.
Wavertree House provides Respite and Residential care.
Wavertree House has 36 rooms.
Wavertree House comes under Brighton and Hove.

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