At Galsworthy House nursing home in Kingston Upon Thames we provide the highest standards of residential, nursing and dementia care for up to 72 elderly residents. You can find us on Kingston Hill, where our home enjoys wonderful views over Richmond Park, the largest Royal Park in London.
Professional residential, nursing and dementia care
Our unique, award winning dementia training is accredited by City and Guilds
Tailored activities: we organise regular group and one-to-one activities
Delicious menus: our chef-led catering team tailors menus to residents’ preferences and dietary needs
Magnificent house in a sought after location
Stunning views over Richmond Park
Many of our residents choose us from personal recommendations
Our commitment to care
Our home offers a offers a complete care pathway for residents including residential, nursing and dementia care support – including trial stays, short stay and convalescent care, as well as long-term care. This means that residents at Galsworthy House can feel confident in the knowledge that their home can cater for them both now and in the future, if their care needs were to change.
Discover personalised care
My care team is dedicated to learning as much as they can about your loved one so that they can provide care that’s tailored to their precise needs, interests and wishes. Our commitment to person-centred care means that you and your loved are involved in decisions and planning relating to your loved one’s care.
We believe in supporting your family throughout your loved one’s time with us. We have open visiting here at Galsworthy House, to help you and your loved one to enjoy quality time together, and we’re always here to answer your questions.
Wellbeing and lifestyle
Our dedicated Wellbeing Team will plan a weekly programme of activities to suit your loved one’s needs and interests. Activities range from arts and crafts to quizzes and music and exercise sessions, you could even join our Galsworthy Choir. You’re also welcome to visit your loved one whenever you wish, and take them out for day trips.
Representatives from local churches also come along to hold services and chat to residents.
In our latest CQC report, residents and relatives commented that ‘the cooks are brilliant’, and praised the talents of our chef-led catering team.
The Galsworthy House catering team is committed to learning about your loved one’s food preferences and dietary needs so they can tailor the menus accordingly. We happily cater for different dietary requirements, whether your loved one needs a soft diet or a fortified one. We use the latest catering technologies to ensure that texture-modified foods look and taste appealing, and our chef works closely with the clinical and care teams to keep updated with residents’ changing nutritional needs.
We ensure meal times are a relaxed, enjoyable experience. Friends get together to chat about their day in a social setting. We will support your loved one to eat independently, but will always provide one-to-one support if it’s needed.
Our dining rooms are arranged in a restaurant-style, with small tables beautifully laid with crisp linen and glassware. However, your loved one is welcome to eat in their room if they prefer.
We understand that appetites can vary in later life, so we will make snacks and drinks for them at any time.
Living in My World
Every team member receives our unique ‘Living in My World’ dementia training which is accredited by City and Guilds. It highlights the importance of meaningful activities and a stimulating environment for people living with dementia, as well as addressing clinical aspects of care.
Our beautiful landscaped gardens and patios are places where residents can relax. At Galsworthy House we strive to marry the stunning physical characteristics of our home to a great reputation for the very highest standards of care.
At Galsworthy House we operate an open visiting policy, so our residents and their loved ones can always visit at times that are most convenient for them.
Our stunning period property was formerly home to Sir John Galsworthy, the novelist and playwright who is most notably remembered for The Forsyte Saga, who the home is named for. Our beautifully appointed bedrooms and elegant day rooms retain a wealth of period features, contributing to the distinctive atmosphere in the home.
Residential care offers housing for those living independently who wish to reside in an environment with other people as companions and friends. Support is on hand if required, but personal care is not a constant need.
Dementia care is provided in a residential care setting. We understand the specific challenges faced by people living with dementia – our teams are able to provide professional and compassionate support for both our residents and their loved ones.
Accommodation with appropriate levels of care support based on a person’s physical and emotional needs. Rooms may be fully decorated by the resident with some small furniture items brought in to personalise the room.
Temporary accommodation with appropriate levels of care support based on a person’s physical and emotional needs. Duration ranges from one week to several months, whereby the resident intends to return home.
Why choose Galsworthy House Nursing Home
See what some of our residents, relatives and colleagues have to say about life at our homes.
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