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The Mellowes Care Home

★★★☆Good

Location and contact details

Common Mead Lane, Gillingham, SP8 4RE
TheMellowesNursingHomeEveryone@bupa.com01747826677

At The Mellowes, Bupa-trained staff provide a compassionate, professional care service in a supportive and friendly environment allowing residents as much independence as possible. The Management team are passionate about quality care and resident experience and are currently working toward the Gold Standard Framework Award.

The home offers a homely environment for individuals who require nursing, convalescence, respite and palliative care. A day care service is also available.

Situated in the town of Gillingham close to local amenities, the home has been carefully designed to provide a comfortable and safe environment. This modern home features ensuite bedrooms, each decorated to a high standard and charming courtyard gardens where residents can relax in the warmer months.

As well as freshly prepared nutritionally balanced meals, a snack menu including hot and cold drinks are available at any time of the day or night. All dietary tastes and preferences are discussed on arrival.

Residents are encouraged to take part in daily activities that are tailored to suit their individual abilities. Quizzes and discussion groups are popular, as are regular trips out for shopping or to local places of interest.

Information supplied by carehome.co.uk

Registration summary

Managers: Maureen Elizabeth Vickery
Registration Date: 25 November 2010
Last CQC inspection: 13 November 2017
Local Authority: Dorset
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs
Number of beds: 45

Care home group

Bupa Care Homes (CFChomes) Limited

CQC Rating for The Mellowes Care Home

Where this care home can improve
Overall
★★★☆Good
Safe
★★★☆Good
Effective
★★★☆Good
Caring
★★★☆Good
Responsive
★★★☆Good
Well-led
★★★☆Good

Ratings are provided by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and reflects the most recent report for this care home, which was published on 6 January 2018.

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

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