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Friston House Care Home is a modern, purpose-built home, located near the historic city of Rochester.

It provides nursing care for elderly, frail people and people with dementia.

Friston House Care Home has great links with the local community, as well as good access to public transport. The home has a number of facilities including quiet lounge, TV lounge and activity room. There are also lovely gardens for residents to enjoy.

Bedrooms are en-suite with nurse call systems and electric profiling bed. Rooms with garden views are available. Residents are also welcome to personalise their rooms.

There is always something to do at the home, whether that be joining in one of the daily activities, or spending time with family.

Each resident has an individualised care plan, tailored to their individual nursing needs. As well as care for the elderly, Friston House provides care for the under 65’s for example, to those with young onset dementia. Additionally, respite care and short stay services are available.

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  • SafeGood
  • Well-ledGood
  • CaringGood
  • ResponsiveRequires improvement
  • EffectiveGood
Last CQC report update September 05, 2018 • Listing updated February 6, 2021

Registered Manager: Sandra Verrell


Number of beds: 81

Location Type: ,

Specialisms/services: , , ,

Ensuite Bedrooms?:YES
Residents may bring: Own furniture
Own decoration
Rooms have: Phone point
TV point
Internet Access
Lifts *: Full lift
Wheelchair access *: To all floors
Outdoors *: Secure garden
Seating area
Weekly cost: Accept local authority rates
Accept Continuing Care funding
Pets: Pets accepted
Meals: Meals are Flexible
Meals can be taken in own room
There is a choice of menu
Residents assist in planning meals
Meals are prepared in the home
Snacks are available at any time
Vegetarians are catered for
Special diets are accommodated for
Family and friends: Visitors welcome at any time
Available activities: Entertainment in the home
Regular activities programme
Location type *:Town/City
Near Public Transport:YES
Registration & Specialisms
Care for people who need: Minimal help
Moderate help
A high level of help
Services / Care offered: Acquired Brain Injury
Adult care (over 18 years)
Bariatric Care
Elderly care
Stroke Care
Young Onset Dementia

COVID-19 update

Barchester Healthcare are continuing to welcome new residents into their homes and hospitals to ensure that those that need care and support can still access services.

Please click here to see the latest information from Barchester Healthcare regarding COVID-19.