Loose Valley Care Centre is a Nursing and Residential Care Home overlooking the picturesque and tranquil valley of Loose.

Formerly the local vicarage, the Home is a beautiful building which boasts many original features and stunning panoramic views.

Loose Valley has 31 bedrooms and amenities include cosy lounges, a spacious dining room, bright and airy conservatory and onsite hair salon. The peaceful gardens are abundant with wildlife and there is a popular decked terrace area outside for relaxing and socialising in the fresh air.

The Home plans daily activities including arts and crafts, cake making and Pilates sessions. They also open their doors to singers and entertainers. Residents are perfectly placed for visiting Leeds Castle and Mote Park, or enjoying boat trips along the River Medway or days out for fish and chips at the seaside in Sheerness. Family and friends are always welcome to join in.

One of the first care providers to champion the importance of nutrition for the elderly and those with dementia, Nellsar employ a Nutrition and Wellness Manager for their Homes. Loose Valley acknowledges that nutrition and hydration are an integral part of good health and well-being and delivers well-balanced, nutritious meals and snacks to residents every day. All residents are offered a choice of food, to ensure all types of preferences and diets are catered for.

The care of residents is carried out by skilled Nurses and Care staff who all have a part to play in supporting residents and offering person-centred care.



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Last CQC report update January 23, 2019 • Listing updated February 17, 2020

Provider:

Number of beds: 39

Location Type:

Specialisms:




Accomodation
Residents may bring: Own furniture
Own decoration
Rooms have: Phone point
TV point
Number of lounges or seating areas:2
Lifts *: Full lift
Wheelchair access *: To all floors
Outdoors *: Secure garden
Seating area
Lifestyle
Pets: Pets accepted
Decision making: Residents’ committee
Relatives’ committee
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: Overnight facilities available
Can usually accommodate visitors
Visitors welcome at any time
Culture & Religion
Special requirements addressed?: Religious
Dietary
Language
Languages spoken:English, Romanian, Indian, Filipino, Spanish
Activities
Available activities: Entertainment in the home
Regular activities programme
Outings
Location
Location type *:Semi-Rural
Registration & Specialisms
Care only beds:34
Nursing beds:34
Care specialisms:• Nursing Care • Rehabilitation • Residential Care • Respite Care, Short Breaks and Day Care • End of Life Care
Care for people who need: Minimal help
Moderate help
A high level of help
Can usually accept people with: Visual impairment
Deafness
Urinary incontinence
Faecal incontinence
Moderate memory problems
Severe memory problems
Disruptive behaviour
Behaviours that challenge
Services / Care offered: Dementia
Elderly care