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



Technology as we all know has advanced dramatically in recent years. Many of us raising families of technology savvy children did not ourselves have the benefit of computers during our own schooling. Even in the 1980's and early 1990's computers in schools and homes were certainly not the norm.


So, what chance do our older generation have to keep up with and enjoy the advances in technology?

Read more: Technology Inclusion - a right not a privilege

Carer nominated for award

Carer Karen Kennison from Barty House Nursing Home, Maidstone is up for a top award.

Read more: Canford Carer nominated for top award

There has been a considerable amount of research and study into the benefits of life history work. Memories for someone coping with dementia are a crucial part of them retaining their sense of identity when memory loss can have such a devastating effect.

Tunbridge Wells Care Centre is one of the Canford homes helping to give sufferers a better life by recognising this.

Read more: Life History Work - Benefits

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Read more: Look what our clients are saying

Canford Healthcare prides itself on a quality home life for all residents.

Activities are at the heart of our everyday provisions. Be it for mind, body or soul, you can be assured that we have interesting fun past times planned - and sometimes something a little out of the ordinary!


Read about what we have been up to lately across the Canford Healthcare Group of homes, in Kent and Sussex, and view our photographs.


Read more: Activities out of the ordinary in 2012

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Canford Healthcare plc
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Poole, Dorset
BH12 1NB, UK
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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