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I wanted to thank you once again for the excellent care which Daddy received from you and from all the Summerdown and Pentlow staff during his stay. He really could not have been in a better place for this closing chapter of his life, and once he had settled in and got to know the staff he was really happy to be so well looked after.

— A Canford Resident's Family

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News

A career in care

Canford Healthcare offers many excellent job opportunities in the South East at our care homes and home care agency in Kent and East Sussex.  We offer a variety of different positions such as care staff both day and night , kitchen staff,  maintenance people, activity teams and domestic staff.  

Take a look at what we have to offer with in our list of current vacancies

Read more: A career in care with Canford


This month we are featuring Barty House, a Canford Healthcare Home in Maidstone, to illustrate how we believe the lifestyle in a care home should be.

It won't be long before we start to see all the bulbs at Barty House Nursing Home Maidstone break into colour. The first thing you will notice on approach is that Barty House is a truly impressive building, and at those special times of the year, such as when the spring bulbs appear, the garden complements this beautifully.

Read more: Feature - Barty House

Canford Healthcare is delighted to welcome Amanda Warren as Recruitment Manager for the group.
Canford, which comprises five care homes and two domiciliary care services in Kent and Sussex, made the new appointment in recognition of the group’s ongoing commitment to employing and training quality staff.

The Group also recognises the importance that the familiar faces of long serving staff has on residents. Ms Warren shares that ethos and places great emphasis on both staff retention and minimal use of temporary or agency staff.
Ms Warren who has a wealth of recruiting experience spanning 13 years commented “I believe that great staff are undeniably a major strength for any organisation, and even more so within the care sector. Within Canford Healthcare we have many loyal, long service achievers and that is an asset.”


If you would like to work for an organisation which values its staff, current vacancies within Canford Healthcare homes can be found on the home’s individual websites.

Whenever you visit a Canford Healthcare Home, it will strike you what an incredible diversity of activity is available and this is no accident.

Read more: An emphasis on activity

Tunbridge Wells Care Centre Newsletter

Tunbridge Wells Care Centre, a Kent home in the Canford Healthcare Group, publishes a regular Newsletter 'Down Memory Lane'.
The Care Centre seeks to make it informative and interesting for resident's families while offering resources and articles on subjects of interest to the elderly and those who care for them.

Tunbridge Wells Care Centre offers care for elderly frail residents and has self contained comfortable and safe facilities for people living with dementia. Staff are very aware of the differing needs of residents who we treat as individuals- concentrating on their strengths in order to promote the very best lifestyle and care possible.

We invite you to find out more about the centre in Down Memory Lane January 2014 edition.

To read our latest news please click the link or the image above, and it will open in a new window. A pdf reader can be obtained free from www.adobe.com if you should require one.


If you prefer a printed copy you can obtain one by popping into our reception.

If you are currently considering care options in this area, please telephone the care centre on 01892 618721 for an informal chat, and they will be happy to send you a brochure, and  enclose a copy of our latest news. 

Our Care Centre's direct contact details:
Tunbridge Wells Care Centre
142 Upper Grosvenor Road
Tunbridge Wells
Kent TN1 2ED
Tel: +44 (0)1892 618721
Fax: +44 (0)1892 533746

you can also contact us by email at tunbridgewells@canfordhealthcare.co.uk


 

Talk To Us

You can call Canford on
Tel: +44 (0)1202 545967

Canford Healthcare plc
2-6 Cromer Road
Branksome
Poole, Dorset
BH12 1NB, UK

info@canfordhealthcare.co.uk
or complete our ONLINE FORM

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It was comforting for my family to know that he was being looked after by caring and dedicated staff throughout his short stay, who made his final days as comfortable and pain free as possible.

— A Canford Resident's Family