Rosewood Care Home
Care Home in Dartford, Kent

Introduction

Rosewood Dementia Residential Care Home is situated in Greenhithe and provides a "Home from Home" atmosphere; providing round the clock support for the people who require "our love and care" This is based upon person centred care planning, which means we respect every residents individuality and tailor their care needs to this.

Rosewood Care Home Dartford Kent - Building
Rosewood Care Home Dartford Kent - Front Green
Rosewood Care Home Dartford Kent - Lounge
Rosewood Care Home Dartford Kent - Bedroom
Rosewood Care Home Dartford Kent - Patio Area
Rosewood Care Home Dartford Kent - Rear Garden
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Facilities

  • Visitor parking
  • Ensuite rooms available
  • Home cooked food
  • Nurse call system
  • Accessible gardens
  • Separate lounge and dining rooms
  • Security access
  • Telephone Points (available in some rooms)
  • Television Points (available in some rooms)
  • Bath hoists
  • General hoists
  • Internel lift
  • Maintenance team

Types of care

  • Dementia Residential Care
  • Respite Care

About Rosewood Care Home

Rosewood Care Home cares for the elderly who are living with dementia. We pride ourselves on ensuring that your relative is able to participate in the running of the home, and are promoted to continue to live a "normal" life, where they will go to bed feeling a sense of achievement and self-worth.

The home is conveniently situated close to Bluewater Shopping Centre and is served well by local bus routes. The mainline train station, Greenhithe, is close by and there is also easy access by car via the A2. There is a selection of shops nearby at Swanscombe and Stone, including a Post Office and newsagents.

Regular programmes of outings are arranged and in-house parties and entertainment provide an interesting and varied social life. We also employ an activities co-ordinator who arranges a variety of activities to suit both groups and individuals, which encourages participation. We use reminiscence for a strong basis for our activities.

Care

The Rosewood Care Home in Dartford, Kent is a member of the Charing Healthcare network of care homes. For more than 20 years, Charing Healthcare has provided the highest-quality care for seniors from all walks of life facing a variety of individual challenges. Our team go to extraordinary lengths to provide your loved one with a healthy, active environment where they feel a part of the social fabric and partake in a range of uplifting activities.

Privacy and dignity are extremely important to our residents. Our staff are respectful of this, and realise how important this is to the people entrusted into our care. Our team of staff are dedicated to providing a high quality of care and are trained to a very high standard. We believe strongly that life history is an invaluable tool that we can use to tailor the care to your loved one's needs.

Here at Rosewood care home, we work closely and regularly with local doctors, district nurses, chiropodists, dentist, optician and many other professional agencies to ensure the right care is given to the resident and adopts a person-centred approach to care.

Staff

Each member of our staff is required to undergo rigorous training in first aid, infection control, food handling, manual handling and many other areas to ensure they have the skill set to meet our resident’s needs. This ensures your loved one is never subjected to unexpected or unnecessary risk. Every member of the Rosewood Care Home staff is also required to update their skillset on a regular basis in order to stay current with the latest advances in the care of those living with dementia.

All of our staff have been chosen by Charing Healthcare for their outstanding qualifications, high level of dedication and agreeable personal manner. 

Facilities

The home is decorated to a high standard and offers a "homely feel", providing comfort and security. We have a total of forty-two bedrooms; en-suite facilities are available and all rooms are equipped with nurse call points and wash hand basins. The majority of the rooms are single but there are three double bedded rooms which are available to offer shared accommodation if this is needed. We encourage families to bring in personal possessions so that their loved one's room resembles "home".

On the ground floor, there is a large dining room area which has an open aspect to the day room. The dining room leads directly onto a patio and flower garden where residents, family and friends can take refreshments and enjoy quality time together in the sunshine.

The home has a lift to assist residents up and down from their bedrooms. Each room is fitted with a call bell system, which can be used to seek assistance and all our bedrooms are fitted with a suite of furniture. The home also has a hairdressing room where our residents can have their hair cut by our visiting hairdresser.

Food & Drink

At the Rosewood Care Home in Dartford we offer home-cooked food and ensure that there is always a good choice for our residents to choose from. Special dietary needs are catered for and residents who need additional support with eating and drinking are assisted in a dignified and discreet manner. Our menus are constantly monitored by the Manager and a nutritionist is involved in any changes that may be necessary.

We offer all our clients 3 meals a day, which are breakfast, lunch and high tea, as well as snacks and refreshments throughout the day. We offer a variety of dishes to choose from our menu each day for each meal. Rosewood has a seasonal menu, which works on a 4 weekly cycle. Our food is freshly brought in, homemade and nutritionally balanced, which we feel is very important. Our menus may vary slightly depending on the client's needs/like's, please feel free to take a look at our Winter Menu.

Testimonials

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By Alex Y (Son of Resident) 26/02/2019, Rosewood Care Home in Dartford

The care at Rosewood is excellent. The staff and management team are very supportive. The residents are offered a variety of food for breakfast, lunch and dinner and the home is kept clean and tidy. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending Rosewood to anyone looking for a care home for their loved one.

By N C (Daughter of Resident) 19/02/2019, Rosewood Care Home in Dartford

I am very happy with Rosewood, my mother has been a resident at Rosewood for six years and is very contented. I find the staff to be kind and considerate. I find the atmosphere to be very homely and staff are flexible with the needs of families.

By Eileen (Daughter of Resident) 10/08/2018, Rosewood Care Home in Dartford

My mother has been a resident at Rosewood Residential Care Home since February 2015. I live in the USA and have no siblings. Rosewood gives me peace of mind that my mother is treated with kindness and dignity. She tells me the meals are always good and staff are kind and good to her. Rosewood have an active social calendar with singers, entertainers and animal events that the residents love. From time to time they take trips to the seaside or local venues and games at the home that stimulate the mind and brain. I call frequently and can always speak with my mother, staff are always courteous. Managers keep me abreast of situations that arise via email. My cousin visits when she can and always gives me a good report, such as always finding staff interacting with residents. My cousin reports that my mother is dressed nicely with hair fixed nice and clean. My cousin always tells me not to worry about my mum as she is being well cared for.

By J.S (Daughter of Resident) 13/07/2018, Rosewood Care Home in Dartford

I like the staff at Rosewood as they are welcoming and positive. I personally find it hard having my mother in care but believe that Rosewood provides a positive experience. My Mum's days are purposeful and her care is very good. The activities coordinators try hard to engage as many residents as possible.

By E H (Friend of Resident) 13/07/2018, Rosewood Care Home in Dartford

Very friendly and caring, nothing is too much trouble and welcoming with a drink.

By David C (Son of Resident) 10/07/2018, Rosewood Care Home in Dartford

Management and staff are efficient, good communications and friendly. Residents are kept clean and tidy. Food provided is nutritious and menus are varied to suit individuals. My mother's room is always clean and well kept. Entertainment is varied and enjoyed by my mother and I believe others. Keeping the dining room floor cleaned after meals could be impressed upon. The residential home meets all of the key activities and I would certainly recommend to others.

By Zoe G (Daughter of Resident) 03/07/2018, Rosewood Care Home in Dartford

I find my father has settled very well and although he has a few times he finds hard the staff are wonderful with him. They are all very kind. The carers are always with the residents. The home is spotless, a peaceful but bustling environment, always something going on. Staff are always happy to be with residents. Relatives are always welcome to talk to management. Father's room is lovely, with his pictures etc. Food is very good and wholesome, very homely and friendly.

By Elizabeth L (Daughter of Resident) 21/06/2017, Rosewood Care Home in Dartford

I Just wanted to say thank you so much for the care that you have been providing for my mum, you have made the transition from my dad caring for her at home to her being a permanent resident with yourselves as relaxed as possible. I want to also commend your staff, they are a credit to your home. They have all been so friendly to myself and my dad.

By CJ (Son of Resident) 26/01/2017, Rosewood Care Home in Dartford

Good working relationship with management and carers. Treat mum with the dignity she deserves. She has been a resident for 4 years in January 2017 and her decline with has been well managed by all.

By L.F (Daughter of Resident) 10/01/2017, Rosewood Care Home in Dartford

Mum was admitted to Rosewood in January 2016. Severe dementia diagnosed she had not been looking after herself. She is happy well fed and has made lots of friends since being in the home. She is 99 years old and with the care she's getting will make 100 years old next year. She has her own room with her personal stuff, pictures, ornaments, television and CD player, but she prefers to be with everyone else and her newly made friends. She's happy.

By B.P (Daughter of Resident) 06/01/2017, Rosewood Care Home in Dartford

Have found Rosewood welcoming and caring. All staff have very caring attitudes and react well when things become difficult. The activities are also organised well and both activities organisers make a great deal of effort. Also very happy with security and safety of residents.

By Graham B (Son of Resident) 06/01/2017, Rosewood Care Home in Dartford

Mum has been a resident of Rosewood Care Home for almost 7 years. The staff have always shown affection towards her and go out of their way to sit and talk to her when she seems to be in distress. This is quite a regular requirement as she has vascular dementia. Even staff employed in other areas will take the time to sit with the residents and listen to them. Cleaning is a very difficult and challenging task, but in my experience this is being carried out constantly. Management and staff are very approachable if there is a problem.

By Kevin C (Son of Resident) 04/01/2017, Rosewood Care Home in Dartford

Provides peace of mind as much as can be provided during this difficult period of my mother's later years post stroke and heart surgery. Professional responsible and caring always. Would recommend.

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Contacts

Rosewood Care Home
Rosewood Care Home, Cobham Terrace, Bean Rd, Dartford, Greenhithe DA9 9JB

Tel: 01322 385880

Fax: 01322 380532

Home Manager:
Ms Carol Martin