The Bridge Care Home | Care Home | Dartford, DA1 5FW
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Care Type Care Home
Care Category Residential | Dementia | Respite
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £1,600.00
Regulator's Rating Not Yet Rated
The Bridge Care Home - Care Home
Meet The Manager

Demi Fuller is Home Manager at The Bridge Care Home.

Demi Fuller brings over a decade of dedicated experience in the realm of senior care. Her journey spans through various pivotal roles, including senior positions, deputy management and overseeing operations. Notably, Demi played a crucial role in the establishment and management of 7 exquisite private care homes, epitomising luxury and unparalleled comfort.

Last year, Demi’s journey took an exciting turn as she embraced the joys of motherhood, welcoming a beautiful baby boy into her life. She has returned with a renewed passion for her role as Home Manager at The Bridge Care Home. This chapter allows her to focus on the opportunity to be hands-on and closely connected with both the residents and her team. With a commitment to delivering a superior level of care, Demi dedicates herself to enriching the lives of the residents, ensuring their fulfilment and providing an exceptional, luxurious experience that remains unmatched.

Demi Fuller

The Bridge Luxury Care Home, in Dartford, redefines the standards of upscale care. They ensure that the residents experience a unique blend of well-being, expert dementia care, cutting-edge technology, a vibrant community and an exceptional team of dedicated carers. The all-inclusive care package covers everything from accommodation and meals to personalised services, fostering peace of mind and allowing your loved ones to savour the enriching moments provided. 

Discover a realm of luxury living that goes beyond the ordinary. The meticulously designed rooms and lounges envelop residents in a sophisticated and elegant ambiance, promoting tranquillity and overall well-being. At The Bridge, luxury is not just a concept; it's a commitment to enhancing your quality of life through exceptional experiences and the joyous little luxuries that make each day special. 

Moreover, the facility boasts a state-of-the-art cinema room for entertainment, private dining experiences for culinary delights, a rejuvenating spa room and salon for pampering and a fully-equipped gym to support your well-being journey. 

The home's unwavering dedication ensures that every resident feels cherished, pampered and immersed in the refined living that defines the community. Welcome to a world where luxury meets care, creating an environment where residents can truly enjoy the pinnacle of elegant living.


Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Daily Respite Care, Independent Living, Personal care, Support for Couples.
Disability Support Bed Bound, Hearing Impairment, Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Speech Impairment, Walking Frame, Wheel Chair Bound.
Medication By Mouth.
Nursing Specialisms Cerebral Palsy, Parkinson's Disease, Stroke.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Agitation / Restlessness, Disrupted Sleep Patterns, Mild Forgetfulness, Wandering .
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's, Mixed Dementias.
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

We are working within the government guidelines to help protect our staff and clients.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Air Filtration & Purification We are using air filtration and/or air purification devices within our care setting.
safe-tick Independent Assessments We have been independently assessed in our approach to infection control.
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
safe-tick Infection Screening We are using technology to screen for infections & monitor symptoms.
safe-tick Regulatory Assessment We have been assessed by the care regulator in our approach to infection control.
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.
Infection Prevention & Control (IPC) - Regulator’s Assessment
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, regulators have assessed the preparedness of care providers in relation to infection prevention and control. Details of the regulator’s latest findings can be found below.
Regulator: CQC
safe-tick Admission The provider assured the regulator that it was admitting people safely to the service.
safe-tick Policies The provider assured the regulator that its infection prevention and control policy was up to date.
safe-tick Premises The provider assured the regulator that it was promoting safety through the layout and hygiene practices of the premises.
safe-tick Staffing The provider assured the regulator that it was making sure infection outbreaks can be effectively prevented or managed.
safe-tick Use of PPE The provider assured the regulator that it was using personal protective equipment effectively and safely.
To view the provider’s latest Inspection Reports, Click here.
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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With the restrictions on visiting during the pandemic, social media platforms such as these offer real insight when you are choosing a provider.

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Minimum Age
65

LGBTQ Welcome
Yes
Our Building and Facilities

In our beautifully appointed rooms and communal areas, residents can enjoy a sophisticated and elegant ambience that promotes a sense of tranquility and well-being. Our commitment to luxury ensures that every resident feels pampered, cherished and surrounded by an atmosphere of refined living.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
Yes

The Year Our Home Was Built
22 Jan 2024

How Many Floors We Have
3

Who Owns Our Building
Private

Communal Rooms
Activities Room, Bar / Pub, Bistro, Coffee Shop / Café, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Beauty Salon, Cinema, Day Centre, Gym, Hairdressers, Lift, Spa, Theatre, Therapy Room.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Private Garden(s), Seating, Sensory Garden, Summer House, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

How 'Smart' Are We?
Reduce Plastic Use.

Description

Experience the epitome of luxury and care in our bedrooms, where your loved one can relax in comfort while receiving the highest level of personalised support.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 71
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 71
We offer these types of ensuite rooms: Shower Rooms.

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View, Step Free Access.

Room Facilities
Air Conditioning, Internet Access, Secure Access, Sky/Cable TV, Telephone Point, Wifi.

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Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £1,600.00
Residential Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £1,600.00
Respite Fees From / Price Per Week £1,600.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Kent
Region South East
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes
We Accept Local Authority Funding No
We Accept NHS Continuing Healthcare Yes
We Accept Local Authority funding with a Third Party Top-Up Yes

Choice Dining Logo

Choice Dining is a food-focused accreditation designed to give care-seekers like yourself the ability to consider and compare the dining experience within different care settings.

To be awarded the Choice Dining badge, a care home will have committed to delivering exceptional dining experiences with a strong focus on preference, individuality, hygiene and the environment. You can explore the specifics of all participating homes in the tab below to learn more about the food on offer, how it is served and presented and what they’re doing to cater for your personal taste. For more information about Choice Dining please click here.

Styles of Food Pink tick icon Gluten-free Pink tick icon Halal Pink tick icon Kosher Pink tick icon Pureed Pink tick icon Vegan Pink tick icon Vegetarian
Dining Locations Pink tick icon Bedroom Dining Pink tick icon Bistro Pink tick icon Café Pink tick icon Lounge/Diner Pink tick icon Restaurant
Dining Styles Pink tick icon A la Carte Pink tick icon Hot Trolley
Hospitality Pink tick icon Guests are welcome for dinner (Covid permitting)
Our Menu Pink tick icon 23384468.pdf
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The preparation, nutritional value and presentation of food.

Pink tick icon Attractive drinks and adaptive cups/glasses are available and accessible where needed.


Pink tick icon Individual dietary needs are person centred.


Pink tick icon Meals reflect the nutritional needs of the residents.


Pink tick icon Our menu has been verified by a registered nutritional therapist or dietitian.


Pink tick icon Our menu is balanced.

Pink tick icon Snacks are provided for residents that require texture-modified food.


Pink tick icon Sweet and savoury foods are provided between meals (this does not just include cakes and biscuits).

Pink tick icon A la Carte


Pink tick icon Hot Trolley

A critical component for good health.

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Pink tick icon AwaitingInspection by UK Food Standards.


Pink tick icon Hand hygiene for both residents and staff.


Pink tick icon We are following best practice including NICE guidelines as a standard.

Pink tick icon We are conducting internal and/or 3rd party food safety audits.

Pink tick icon We have allergen management policies in place.

A freedom to eat the food you want, when you want it.

Pink tick icon A Private Dining room is bookable for residents and their families.


Pink tick icon Families are invited for meals [Covid permitting].


Pink tick icon Residents dining in their own room have the same food options as elsewhere.


Pink tick icon Residents dining in their own room have their food presented to same standard as elsewhere.


Pink tick icon Residents have access to a Bistro.


Pink tick icon Residents have access to a Restaurant


Pink tick icon Residents have access to Dining Room.


Pink tick icon Residents have the option of dining in their own room.


Pink tick icon Staff also dine themselves with the residents they support.


Pink tick icon Staff sit with the residents they support when they dine.

Pink tick icon Residents can order food not on the menu, or have access to an ‘evergreen menu’.


Pink tick icon Residents have access to a flexible meal service beyond defined times.

Pink tick icon More than one option is available at mealtimes for all residents, including those with special and theraputic diets.


Pink tick icon Residents with dementia are shown food or visual menus to help them decide.


Pink tick icon There is a weekly menu.


Pink tick icon We offer catering for special events.

Pink tick icon Residents are involved in the creation of the menu.

Pink tick icon The best interest choices are made for residents unable to make their own choices.

Understanding the wants and requirements of every individual be it cultural, religious or dietary.

Pink tick icon Halal food can be served.


Pink tick icon Kosher food can be served.

Pink tick icon Gluten-free food can be served.


Pink tick icon Vegan food can be served.


Pink tick icon Vegetarian food can be served.


Pink tick icon We can support people with Diabetes.

Delivering a respectful and quality service.

Pink tick icon Residents are given appropriate and dignified crockery / glassware and cutlery.

Pink tick icon Staff are hospitality trained to present / serve meals.


Pink tick icon Tables are well laid.


Pink tick icon We have food theme days/nights.

Pink tick icon Staff understand and pre-empt potential meal-time behaviours which can impact nutritional intake.

Pink tick icon Staff always use appropriate and dignified language (e.g. it is an ‘apron’ not a ‘bib’).


Pink tick icon We promote an inclusive dining experience.

Pink tick icon There are no unnecessary disruptions during mealtimes.

Being environmentally and socially responsible and thoughtful.

Pink tick icon We correctly dispose of our waste.


Pink tick icon We have a waste management system.


Pink tick icon We monitor our food waste.

Pink tick icon Residents can get involved in the growing of food and/or ingredients on site.


Pink tick icon We grow some food and/or ingredients on site.


Pink tick icon We use locally sourced and locally grown or reared food.


Pink tick icon We use organically grown food.

Pink tick icon Our energy usage is well maintained.


Pink tick icon We are actively reducing food mileage.

Activities Are So Important

Our unwavering dedication to enhancing the lives of our residents is showcased through our thoughtfully curated activities that encapsulate both passion and indulgence.

Central to this experience is our remarkable Events and Activities Team, who delve into the unique preferences and interests of each resident, laying the groundwork for profound connections. This intimate approach serves as the foundation for an array of captivating activities, spanning from artistic sessions to refined book clubs and captivating community outings. Our commitment doesn’t end there – we empower our residents to embrace evolving passions by actively encouraging their input and adapting our offerings accordingly.

At The Bridge Care Home, we not only provide just care, but a journey of self-discovery and joy.


Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Crafts, Crosswords, Excursions, Knitting / Embroidery, Painting, Reminiscence, Visiting Entertainment, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions.
go green logo

The Go Green badge is designed to give care-seekers like yourself the ability to consider and compare a care home’s sustainability and green practices.

The below statements are changes that the care provider has acknowledged they have implemented towards a more sustainable future.

The operation, maintenance, and repair of a property

safe-tick Do you use LED light bulbs? Yes
safe-tick Are your windows double glazed? Yes
safe-tick Do you use motion sensors? Yes
safe-tick Is your boiler less than 15 years old? Yes
safe-tick Do you have an EPC rating? Yes
safe-tick Do you use eco-friendly cleaning products? Yes

The sourcing of goods and the landfill/recycling journey

safe-tick Do you monitor your waste? Yes
safe-tick Do you train your team on recycling practices? Yes
safe-tick Do you have systems for recycling throughout the home? Yes

Energy reduction and renewable energy usage

safe-tick Do you measure your energy consumption? Yes
safe-tick Is your boiler less than 15 years old? Yes
safe-tick Do you have an electric vehicle charging point? Yes

Using digital rather than paper based processes

safe-tick Do you use digital payslips? Yes
safe-tick Do you use online rotas? Yes
safe-tick Do you use digital care plans? Yes

In-home and community projects that protect the environment

safe-tick Do you carry out projects that support wildlife? Yes
safe-tick Do you compost? Yes

Our Pets

Please speak to the home manager.


Can You Bring Your Pet
No

Brunel Way
Dartford
Kent
DA1 5FW

Regulator: CQC

Not yet rated.

Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Car Park on-site, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Methodist Church.

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

Frequently asked questions about The Bridge Care Home

The Bridge Care Home provides Residential, Dementia and Respite care.
The Bridge Care Home has 71 rooms.
Prices for The Bridge Care Home start from £1,600.00 per week.
Yes. The Bridge Care Home does offer Residential care.
Yes. The Bridge Care Home does offer Respite care.
Yes. The Bridge Care Home does provide care for people with Dementia.
The Bridge Care Home does not accept Local Authority clients.
The Bridge Care Home accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Demi Fuller is the manager of The Bridge Care Home.

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