Welcome to Cornford House Nursing Home & Care Suites a modern home in extensive and peaceful grounds on the outskirts of Pembury Village, near Tunbridge Wells.

The home provides accommodation for physically frail older people together with a specialist unit for older people with dementia type illnesses. In addition, our leasehold Nursing Suites offer full nursing care to physically frail residents’ in their own home.

Cornford House is one of a number of homes owned by a husband and wife team, Ernie & Dr Karen Graham. The home provides professional care and support in a friendly and homely environment. Each resident’s care is planned individually. Staff respect personal rights and privacy and will respond to individual needs. The home has an occupational therapist and an activities organizer who provide a thriving and stimulating programme.

Cornford House has been a home for older people for over 50 years. It provides full nursing care under the supervision of Registered Nurses. The home is keen to respect residents’ privacy, rights, independence and freedom of choice as far as possible, taking into account their individual ability levels. It operates an “open door” policy whereby relatives and friends are welcome to visit at any time. Residents may choose to spend time in the privacy of their own room or in the lounges. Meals are normally taken in the spacious dining rooms. Residents may also choose to have their meal served in their room.

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  • SafeGood
  • Well-ledGood
  • CaringGood
  • ResponsiveGood
  • EffectiveGood
Last CQC report update October 31, 2018 • Listing updated March 10, 2021