A care home with nursing for older people living with dementia
Willett House is located on a quiet road in a beautiful part of Chislehurst, Kent. We offer a warm and loving home, with a high standard of person-centred care to 37 older people living with dementia.
- Diverse programme of activities, events and excursions
- Large, bright activities room
- Lounge and dining facilities available on each wing
- Private and secure location
- Mature gardens and patio area
- Pastoral and religious support
- Regular church services
- Lift access
- Salon and treatment room
- Hairdressing and chiropody services
- Visiting GP
- Optical, dental and oral hygiene services
- Full housekeeping and laundry service
- Full-time maintenance and services team
- Fully secure and accessible building and grounds
With familiar songs playing on the old time radio, murals painted on the walls and a variety of books and newspapers dotted around the hallways, staff at Willett House have always worked hard to create a comfortable and stimulating environment for our residents to live in.
“Everybody at Willett House contributes to running the home, with our residents’ wellbeing and comfort always being front of mind. Each wing at Willett House has dedicated carers allowing our residents to build rapport with those caring for them on a daily basis. It also offers familiarity and stability, which is incredibly important for those living with dementia” Marie Roe, Clinical Lead.
The layout of the two-storey building has been specially designed to serve the unique needs of our residents. It has four small wings, each with their own lounge, dining area, accessible bathrooms, nursing office and kitchenette. In addition, a large activities room is located on the ground floor. We also provide hairdressing and chiropody services, a salon and treatment room, regular GP visits and optical, dental and oral hygiene services.
The sense of wellbeing also reaches outdoors too. With the help of local companies who volunteered their time, Willett House benefits from a sensory garden which features raised flower beds, painted trellises, night time lights and comfortable benches for our residents to enjoy with loved ones whenever they like.
CQC overall rating: Good Date: 6 July 2017
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Improving Lives is a charitable initiative supported by On a Mission, Mission Cafe and Mission Care. It helps vulnerable adults, including those living with dementia, enjoy a range of activities. These include days out, trips to new places, or simply meaningful experiences which bring happiness.