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Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing | Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £825.00
Regulator's Rating Requires Improvement
Meet The Manager

Mrs Lynda J Ellis is Home Manager at Aquarius Care Home.

Aquarius Care Home is a substantial single storey building. It has been a care home for the past 32 years. It is located on the outskirts of Chatham in Kent with easy access to local transport and the M2/ A2/ M25 motorway network with Rochester Cathedral close by. At Aquarius Care Home, we cater for convalescent, post operative, end of life, those needing help with everyday living, those adults coping with dementia, adults with sensory impairment and a strong emphasis on person centered and individual needs.


Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Convalescence, End of Life, Personal care.
Disability Support Hearing Impairment, Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Visual Impairment, Walking Frame.
Medication By Mouth, Change Catheter, Injection, Suppository.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's.
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.

What we're doing to keep residents & visitors safe

Dedicated visiting area's, additional PPE, all staff tested 3 times a week, Quality Assurance and safety audit checks daily and weekly. All items coming into the building is quarantined for 72 hours before use. All contractors must be vaccinated. Night random audit checks. Post box built outside the building so no letters are posted to help infection control. staff do not use public transport and are taxied to and from work

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.
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)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Mobile Phone Network Coverage (mobile “signal”)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Telephone for external calling

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

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Minimum Age
60

Our Building and Facilities

The building is in a quiet and tranquil residential area offering our residents the peace and harmony they deserve. Local shops and pubs are within walking distance with the historic Chatham dockyards just 10 minutes drive.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
No

How Many Floors We Have
1

Who Owns Our Building
Private

Communal Rooms
Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Chiropodist, Dentist, GP, Hairdressers, Lift, Optician, Physiotherapy.

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

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Description

All 20 of our attractive rooms, most with ensuite facilities, are fitted with flat screen televisions, divan or nursing beds with standard mattresses or nursing mattresses depending on the residents needs. Bedroom furniture which is not clinical but befitting an elderly persons bedroom environment. The rooms can be personalized to suit individual tastes so that their room becomes a home from home.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 20

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished.

Room Facilities
Telephone Point.

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Description

Our professional care team is dedicated to maintaining excellent care standards directed by our highly qualified Registered Manager. Aquarius offers a safe and comfortable home for the elderly with friendly, professional, helpful and highly qualified staff with a warm and approachable atmosphere for those adults needing assistance for their day-to-day needs.


Our Team
Mrs Lynda J Ellis
Mrs Lynda J Ellis
Home Manager
Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £825.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Medway
Region South East
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes
We Accept Local Authority Funding No
We Accept NHS Continuing Healthcare Yes
We Accept Third Party Top-Ups Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

Particular attention is paid to the quality and variety of our menu at Aquarius Care Home, as we are aware of the importance of a well balanced diet in contributing to the quality of a resident’s life. We also cater for individual likes, dislikes and special diets. Visitors of residents may be invited to lunch at no extra charge. Our commitment has been rewarded with a 5 star food hygiene rating.


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

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Pureed, Vegetarian.

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Activities Are So Important

Social activities are organised on a daily basis such as bingo, movement to music, reminiscence, armchair exercises, puzzles, library access and seasonal activities are arranged during Christmas and Easter. We offer day centre facilities off site for those residents wishing to partake in this. The home has a substantial courtyard where gardening activities take place dependent on the season together with BBQ events in the summer. Regular residents and family meetings are held with the provider and registered manager so that opinions and views can be made openly.


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

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions.
Our Pets

Pets by arrangement of the home manager


8 Watson Avenue
Chatham
Kent
ME5 9SH

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Requires Improvement
Safe Requires Improvement
Well Led Requires Improvement
Caring Good
Responsive Requires Improvement
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last rated 7th August 2021
Registration Date 7th October 2021
Service Provider Radha Krishna Healthcare Ltd, ME5 9SH
Transport
Bus Stop nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church.

Nearby Services
Pub, Restaurant, Shops.

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Frequently asked questions about Aquarius Care Home

Aquarius Care Home was given an overall rating of "Requires Improvement" by the CQC in August 2021.
Aquarius Care Home provides Nursing, Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Aquarius Care Home has 20 rooms.
Prices for Aquarius Care Home start from £825.00 per week.
Aquarius Care Home is owned by Radha Krishna Healthcare Ltd.
Yes. Aquarius Care Home does offer Residential care.
Yes. Aquarius Care Home does offer Respite care.
Yes. Aquarius Care Home does provide care for people with Dementia.
Aquarius Care Home comes under Medway.
Aquarius Care Home does not accept Local Authority clients.
Aquarius Care Home accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Mrs Lynda J Ellis is the manager of Aquarius Care Home.

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