Ashley Gardens is a modern, purpose built, tastefully decorated and spacious home on the outskirts of Maidstone. Providing a warm friendly environment for older residents who require nursing and/or dementia care. It is in easy reach of local shops, and major road routes M2, M20, A229 Please feel free to visit or telephone at any time for viewing and advice.
Experienced registered nurses and care assistants, selected for their skills, operate a 24 hour service, delivering a high standard of nursing care to suit the individual. An experienced Manager supervises the day to day running of the home and ensures that the care delivered encompasses social, physical, psychological and environmental needs.
All residents will be encouraged to develop with their named nurse and keyworker, a plan of care that identifies their individual care requirements and aspirations. The keyworker will then be able to support the resident in taking up therapeutic and recreational activities within the home and the surrounding community and monitored by our quality procedures.
The home is designed to provide a secure and safe environment. Lifts provide access to residents’ rooms which are arranged over three floors. All bedrooms have en-suite facilities, of which some have showers and are equipped with television points. Residents are very welcome to bring personal possessions, such as a favourite table, pictures, chair and ornaments. There are a variety of lounge areas, some with TV's where residents can entertain family and friends and some for more quiet enjoyment. There is also a secure garden area.
There is a multi-sensory room which has been carefully designed to aid relaxation for our residents, either individually, or in the company of carers or relatives. There is a well-equipped hairdressing salon. Garden and patio areas where residents can relax when the weather allows. Meals are freshly prepared by our chef and a variety of diets can be catered for. There are two activity and two hobby rooms where residents are welcome to participate alongside the activities organiser.
Visitors are welcome at any time, to our "home from home". Meals can be taken in one of the dining rooms or in the privacy of their own room. Laundry services are provided by our housekeeping team.
Our Key objectives are:
- Encouraging residents to realise their full potential.
- Integration where possible into mainstream community resources.
- Ensure that services are appropriate to gender, are age related and meet the needs of people from different backgrounds.
- To continually review our staff training needs to ensure that we provide the highest standards of care.