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Avon House


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40-42 Shakespeare Road, Worthing, BN11 4AS

Avon House is a care home providing accommodation and personal care for up to twenty six older people. The home is located close to the centre of Worthing.

Established in 1991, Avon House was one of the first specialist dementia care homes in the area. The home provides a friendly, caring and homely atmosphere, encouraging residents to lead an active, dignified and independent life, and staff utilise person-centred care to fulfil the care needs of the individual. Worthing is a coastal town in West Sussex that is a very popular retirement destination. Avon House is situated in a quiet tree-lined road, within east reach of Worthing town centre and the seafront. Avon House provide a nutritious and varied diet, considering the individual likes, dislikes and special dietary requirements of all residents. The activity programme is developed by consulting with residents. Many services are offered within the home including visiting hairdressers and chiropodists.

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Registration summary

Managers: Michele Ellen Gerrish
Registration Date: 30 December 2010
Last CQC inspection: 29 September 2016
Local Authority: West Sussex
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Dementia
Number of beds: 26
Minimum weekly cost: £570
Maximum weekly cost: £850

Care home group

Cobham Care Ltd

CQC Rating for Avon House

Where this care home can improve

Ratings are provided by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and reflects the most recent report for this care home, which was published on 5 November 2016.

See CQC's page explaining ratings for more details about ratings and inspection practices of care homes in England.

Services offered at Avon House


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pets by arrangement

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