Kippington care home
Retirement Home in Sevenoaks
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0808 137 1509
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01732 451 829
0808 168 1300
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Located just to the south of Sevenoaks in the Weald of Kent, Kippington care home has been providing residential and nursing care of the highest standard to the surrounding area for nearly 60 years. This beautiful Victorian building was first converted into a care home in the early 1950s and now provides nursing care for up to 52 elderly residents.
Kippington Care Home
The current building dates from 1874 and was a grand family residence formerly known as Kippington Grange. The building’s predecessor was steeped in history, reputedly playing host to Jane Austen in the early 19th century and Thomas Farnaby, scholar and follower of Sir Francis Drake in the 17th century. Today’s residents enjoy the benefits of a substantial investment programme, which has seen the restoration of a range of period features and all rooms and communal areas exceeding every national care standard for retirement homes.
Kippington care home & retirement home in Kent offers a full range of nursing care support, including trial stays, respite breaks and convalescent care as well as long term care. Residents are encouraged to bring important personal possessions to personalise their rooms. Kippington operates an open visiting policy, where residents and loved ones may visit at convenient times. In common with all of our homes, Kippington’s manager has a qualified nursing background. The home is fully registered with the Care Quality Commission and has ISO9001/2000 and Hospitality Assured accreditation and is widely acknowledged as one of the leading care homes in all of Sevenoaks.
- Professional nursing care
- Stunning accommodation
- The highest standards of hospitality
- Beautiful gardens
- Friendly dedicated staff team
- Individual care plans
Life in a Caring Home is viewed as a continuum of life – an opportunity to gain new experiences and learn new things – whilst maintaining your existing hobbies and interests.
At every Caring Home, there is a dedicated activities co-ordinator who is on hand to support residents in learning new hobbies and maintaining existing ones.
An activities programme is developed by the activities co-ordinators who work in conjunction with the clinical team in reviewing each individuals occupational interests and tailoring an activities programme that addresses them.
For further information about activities please visit our “living with us” section.
- Cancer Care
- Colitis & Crohn's Disease
- Huntington's Disease
- Motor Neurone Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Palliative Care
- Parkinson's Disease
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"Everyone worries when the time comes for a relative to go into a nursing home but the kindness and professionalism of every single member of staff really helps to put your mind at rest. The rooms are all a good size and the communal spaces are bright and happy places to be. I cannot imagine my father being anywhere else." - Annie T
"I visit a resident here occasionally and had a conversation with her and a friend before filling in this form. My impressions when I visit are good. I see a clean and well run home with helpful staff, and my friend is receiving good care, and is very happy here." - Janet G
"Caring and helpful." - Ian Lane
"Everything is done for you. If you're in trouble they help you out. What else could you wish for? This is my home." - George R
"I like it. It's one of those places you take to. I recommended it to my friend and she's hoping to come here." - Elsie N
"My sisters are well looked after. Staff are friendly and kind. I can always see someone in higher authority if I ask for an appointment." - B. Strudwick
"Yes I would recommend Kippington." - Susan B
"The staff at Kippington really are very kind and caring and nothing is ever too much trouble. Very friendly and welcoming. I would fully recommend this nursing home to anyone needing this service. First class." - Sherry Griffin
"There always seems to be a happy positive atmosphere in the home. Residents have a choice to join in different activities that are organised. There seems to be a good food choice and attention to detail with flowers on the dinning tables and fruit in the fruit bowls, help make it welcoming and homely. The two resident cats are also entertaining! Staff all seem to be doing a good job and always have a smile... carehomes.co.uk" - Debra W
"The care part should be underlined because it's more important here than anything else." - Barbara Robbins
"I would recommend Kippington because of the staff. The are wonderful." - Hilda N
"I would recommend because I liked the look of the place as soon as I came, the staff were so friendly and always have been. A very good service." - Norman S
"Mother has settled in well and is happy with her room and the facilities available within the nursing home. The staff of all ranges (nursing, caring and domestic) are all very attentive and create a most acceptable and pleasing environment. Various activities and entertainment are arranged for the residents which they get involved in. I have no hesitation in recommending Kippington Nursing Home, who look after my mother to a high standard." - Derek N
"It was a big thing for Dad to go into a nursing home. As a family we wanted him to be local to where our mother lives. When a place became available at Kippington, we were only too pleased to take that place as Dad had been there for respite on a few occasions. On the respite, he was always very happy and was made to feel part of the Kippington family. Since being a permanent resident, we can only praise all the staff for their care and attention to Dad... carehomes.co.uk" - Jo Martin
"It was a difficult time for my mother who is only 64 years young. On our first visit to Kippington as a family we were all surprised and impressed. The staff were all approachable and friendly. There were no nasty smells, everything was clean and attention to detail like flowers in the dining room and fresh fruit and a couple of resident's cats made it all feel like home. The food and choice is all very good... carehomes.co.uk" - Debra W
"The staff are amazing. They show nice care for my mum all the time. The nurses always ring me with any concerns over my mum. The friendliness of the home is a great help to my mum and our family." - Sarah A