At Rochester Care Home we’ve created a relaxed and homely environment for our residents, and provide them with high-quality care and support.

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The building is single -storey and purpose-built with four areas. Each area has 14 bedrooms around a lounge/diner. You are welcome to join in activities in any of the areas plus you have the choice of gardens or our courtyards to enjoy.

As well as caring for you we care about your families too. Our door is always open for a chat, and our residents’ and families’ forum gives you a way to support each other. Plus, your family members are welcome in at any time, for a cuppa, or to join us for a meal.

Social activities

We place great emphasis on social activities and maintaining the type of life you have had at home, whether that is a quiet and relaxed lifestyle or an active lifestyle.


At Rochester Care Home you will be served freshly prepared home cooked meals by our team of expert chefs. They ensure all our meals are healthy, nutritionally balanced and, most importantly, locally sourced wherever possible. Meals are served in our superb dining room, but you also have the option for food to be served in your room for a more private dining experience.

Nutrition is an important part of the care we provide. That’s why our catering team take time to get to know your likes and dislikes before putting together a vibrant and varied menu for you to choose from.


There are 56 bedrooms for people living at Rochester. All our rooms have ensuites or washbasins in the room. The rooms without an en-suite have accessible shower rooms and bathrooms nearby. Many of our bedrooms look out or have direct access onto one of our gardens with plenty of room to have a table and chairs.

The bedrooms are a blank canvas for you to personalise with your own photos, pictures and furniture to help you feel at home. It also helps our care team understand what’s important to you, help in building a warm relationship.


We have a few well-kept secure garden at the back of the building with a lawn, flowerbeds and plenty of space to sit out.

When the weather’s good we like to have tea outside. There’s plenty of space to sit outside at Rochester – residents have a choice of gardens and courtyards to enjoy.

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Rochester Care Home features

24-hour a day residential and dementia care

Many bedrooms with direct access onto a garden

Delicious home-cooked meals with a 5 star food rating

We have a tablet for residents to use to video call family regularly

A variety of choice for daily activities

Multiple spacious communal lounges and dining areas

Rochester and Chatham town minutes away with plenty of shops, restaurants and parks

Beautiful enclosed gardens with outdoor seating

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Frequently asked questions

We’re close to the amenities of Rochester and Chatham. Local places of interest include the Historic Dockyard at Chatham and Rochester Cathedral. We are only 15 minutes from Kent, and there is a regular bus that runs from Rochester town to Kent daily.

When you move in to our home, you have the option to enjoy mealtimes in the communal areas with other residents, or to enjoy some private time in your room.

Our expert chefs prepare a daily menu with nutritious options for you to choose from based on your likes and dislikes. Our chefs will always ask for feedback, and are more than willing to adapt menus.

What’s more, our care teams are always on hand to support and encourage you at mealtimes, ensuring you get the nutrition and hydration needed.

If you would like to view our home then don’t hesitate to give us a call and we would be happy to arrange a no obligation home visit. Alternatively, we have regular coffee mornings where anyone is able to pop in. This is great opportunity to get to know our team and residents.

Once you become a resident at our home, there are no set visiting hours, so your family and friends are free to come and go as much as they want.

Our bespoke care and support is available for a single weekly fee. That includes care, accommodation, laundry, meals, housekeeping, social outings and more.

That means no additional charges or hidden fees, just consistent, all-inclusive support for a weekly fee.

Funding may be available from your local authority. Firstly, they will check how much help and what kind of care you need: this is the needs assessment. Following on from that, the free financial assessment calculates the total cost of care and how much you’ll need to contribute.

If you don’t want a financial assessment you can choose to pay for your care home yourself – this is called self-funding.

Here at Rochester we offer tailored 24-hour a day respite care that allows you to continue living life your way with as much support you may need from our care team.

This could be a one-off stay, to give a regular family carer a much-needed break, or a regular arrangement to give you variety in your care. Our personalised care can last as long as you need it to and can start within 24-hours.

Yes, we are delighted to welcome visitors into our home. Once you become a resident at our home, there are no set visiting hours, so your family and friends are free to come and go as much as they want.

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