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At Pelham House in Folkestone we work hard to make a care home a home

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Food in Season May 2016 –  Asparagus
Food in Season May 2016 – Asparagus
24 May 2016
Asparagus is in season at the moment and what better…
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Happy 90th Birthday your Majesty
Happy 90th Birthday your Majesty
19 May 2016
We had a great day celebrating the Queen's 90th birthday,…
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Drop in dementia rates suggests disease can be prevented- The Guardian Website
Drop in dementia rates suggests disease can be prevented- The Guardian Website
20 April 2016
Following a release from the guardian website: http://bit.ly/1TheC98 The release talks…
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  • Moving a family member from their home to care / nursing facilities is one of the hardest tasks any of us has to face. We are all living longer and it is vital that wherever we choose our relative is made to feel settled and ‘at home’. When I was faced with this decision I visited many establishments in and around Folkestone, most were lovely but it was not until I stepped in to Pelham that I felt ‘at home’
    Feelings are hard to quantify , but I was greeted by smiles, I could hear laughter from the conservatory and was told to sit and enjoy the garden and  tea and biscuits were brought to me. To me that was home. All the staff are happy and polite and genuinely interested in you and your relative.
    My aunt has been happy at Pelham for a year now, she is tanned and rested because she sits in the beautiful ( easily accessible) gardens most days when the weather allows. She has made two good friends and enjoys swapping stories and as she is almost blind, friendship is vital.
    Whenever you visit, the staff are happy to see you, they remember you and who you are visiting.Whenever  you ring , they are happy to chat or take the phone to your relative .
    You never feel ‘ in the way ‘ even though they are all busy making Pelham run smoothly.
    My aunt said ‘ all the staff are lovely ,they always have time for you’
    The home is clean and sweet smelling just as you would expect in your own home.People sit in the conservatory or in the beautiful garden , they are encouraged to lend a hand with the gardening , if able.
    Pelham really is as close to a ‘family home ‘ as can be achieved in the care system.

    Lynne Royle 2016
  • My Brother was in Pelham house from October 2011 till January 2016. He was looked after very well by all the staff. They were always polite, helpful and got him back to leading a normal life again. It is thanks to their hard work that he is now able to lead a normal life in the outside world again.

    David Beckett 2016
  • Pelham House provides both a physical and emotional environment that has helped mum to maximise opportunities to meet others or have her own space as she chooses. There is a culture of friendliness that permeates all the staff and provides a very positive home for mum. The personal care and support provided to mum has been excellent.

    Sarah Wright
  • My mother is very happy at Pelham House and I would be happy to recommend the Home.

    Mr Alan Sole

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