Lukestone Care Centre is a Residential Nursing Home providing 24-hour care for elderly people who have been diagnosed with Dementia and other illnesses.

The Home is located in the heart of Maidstone, with easy access to London and surrounding areas.

Lukestone Care Centre offers a friendly home-from-home environment, providing comfort, tranquility, personal care and dignity to every resident, with quality care of the highest standard. The Home has 42 single bedrooms, most with en suite facilities, and its amenities include a large lounge and dining room, 1960s style lounge with kitchenette, onsite tearoom and hairdressing facilities.

Residents are encouraged to pursue hobbies and interests including art and crafts, cooking, gardening, reading, or just making friends and reminiscing. The Home makes good use of its minibus for day trips around the Kent countryside, historical visits to Leeds Castle and fish and chips at the seaside. They also arrange visits from singers, entertainers and Pet Therapy animals. Lukestone also likes to make full use of its garden facilities in the summer through different gardening projects.

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. Lukestone Care Centre 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.

They also use bespoke dementia care technology ‘interactiveMe’ as a way of further personalising their residents’ care, and as a tool for connecting individuals with their family and care staff around them. This personalised-online profile offers a wonderful tool for reminiscence too.



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Last CQC report update June 21, 2018 • Listing updated February 17, 2020

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Number of beds: 44

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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
Smoking *: Smokers not 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: Overnight facilities available
Can usually accommodate visitors
Visitors welcome at any time
Culture & Religion
Special requirements addressed?: Religious
Dietary
Language
Languages spoken:English, Hungarian, Polish, Nepalese, Romanian, Malayalam, Tamil.
Activities
Available activities: Entertainment in the home
Regular activities programme
Location
Location type *:In town
Registration & Specialisms
Nursing beds:42
Care specialisms:Dementia Care End of Life Care Nursing Care Nursing Dementia Care Rehabilitation Respite Care, Short Breaks and Day 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