Care Home in Chatham, Medway – Amherst Court

Care Home in Chatham, Medway – Amherst Court

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Amherst Court Care Home

Palmerston Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6LU

Reception: 01634 400 009

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Amherst Court Care Home
Amherst court Palmerston Rd Chatham ME4 6LU

Amherst Court care home is situated in the historic town of Chatham, Kent.

Palmerston Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 6LU

About our Home

Amherst Court is a vibrant home with a welcoming atmosphere and a team of dedicated, caring and skilled staff that support residents to enjoy and take part in activities, go on outings and socialise with other residents and staff. At the heart of the home is our philosophy of care, the Eden Alternative, where staff encourage social interaction, engagement and work towards the eradication of loneliness and boredom.

Amherst Court provides 24-hour residential care and support for people living with dementia, and the team of qualified and attentive staff focus on the individual needs of the residents. The modern design and layout of the home provide well equipped, bright en suite bedrooms to support person-centred care. Amherst Court is based in the historical town of Chatham, hence the names of the suites follow a nautical theme – Charlotte, Trafalgar, Valiant and Apollo.

Facilities available at Amherst Court include the cafe on the ground floor, providing a meeting place to enjoy a drink or a light lunch with family and friends. The beauty salon `Ship Shape´ is situated on the ground floor for residents to treat themselves to a new hairstyle or beauty treatment. There is a visitor cabin on the grounds of Amherst Court, available for families to use to meet their loved ones safely in a warm, friendly and Covid19 compliant environment.

There’s also a pretty courtyard garden to while away a peaceful afternoon, or join in with the daily programme of activities within the gardens or inside the home. The minibus also allows residents the opportunity for day trips out to one of the many local places of interest. All laundry is included and managed by the home domestic team but should residents wish to continue independently with daily tasks such as cleaning and laundry there’s always practical support available from staff to do so. All meals are nutritionally balanced, freshly prepared and cooked at the home and the catering team are always on hand to meet any dietary requirements or requests.

Types of Care we Offer

We offer 24 Hour residential care including specialist dementia care also respite care for those who need it. Amherst Court has received a CQC rating of Good and has excellent staffing levels so you are guaranteed exceptional person-centred care. We have a full and varied activities programme and encourage all residents to take part as well as being fully involved in the community.

Take a look around Amherst Court Care Home, Chatham, Medway

Amherst Court Accommodation and Facilities


Our Reception is always staffed by a friendly receptionist who is there to welcome and assist you with any enquiries you may have. The reception is bright and has a warm atmosphere.

Lobby Lounge

Our lobby lounge offers a spacious and welcoming atmosphere and is available for meeting up, making arrangements or relaxing.


We have a large open café located next to our reception area, this area is perfect for residents and families to catch up and enjoy a coffee, tea, biscuits.


We have a large well maintained garden which includes a lovely brand new sensory area. Our garden has many areas from hard paved patio areas to more tranquil grassed areas. The garden has many plants and shrubs and we encourage our residents to join in our many gardening activities.

Lounge Areas

Our lounge offers our residents and families of residents a place to relax and socialise in whatever their mood.

Dining Room

We have a large dinning area on each of our suites that provide nutritious, hydrating and comforting food. Our restaurant areas also are a place for people to gather and socialise.


Our bathroom spa rooms feature the latest spa baths so residents can treat themselves and also have some quality time alone.


We have an onsite salon and therapy room with many treatments available including hairdressing, nail manicures, and also other wellbeing treatments.


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3 days ago

A few of our favourites from this month so far! We have enjoyed celebrating birthdays, getting our nails done and playing some games🎉 ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

Before Christmas we all got together to celebrate🎅 Another great performance from Jasmine Sings meant we all had a fantastic evening with lots of dancing🎉 ... See MoreSee Less

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Looks like everyone had a great time ,thankyou for posting this.your doing a great job looking after our loved ones ❤️.

Thank you, for posting this. Your all doing a great job looking after our loved ones.🥂

3 weeks ago

A few from our Christmas Day/Boxing Day here at Amherst❤ ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

From us to you we’d like to wish you all a very merry Christmas we’d like to thank the staff for everything over the Christmas period especially the kitchen staff for our lovely three course dinner! Here is some of Charlotte suite tucking in to their dinner 🎄🎅🏼 ... See MoreSee Less

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Merry Christmas to all Amherst staff xx

Happy Christmas and thank you for looking after my dad so well x

A very Merry Christmas to you all xxxxx

Wishing everyone a lovely Christmas xx

Happy Christmas to all the staff and residents xx

Merry christmas residents and staff at Amherst Court

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas🎅

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1 month ago

Our amazing Tina who runs the Café has generously donated her tip money to the residents! Thanks to Tina's Kindness every residents will receive a gift bag this Christmas containing some toiletries and a bar of chocolate alongside a gift from the home! We wanted to share this with you not only to Thank Tina and everyone who visits the cafe but too also show where this money is going and how much it means to us and the residents!❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

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Love this ❤️Well done our favourite Tina xxxxx

Thank you so much Tina, such a kind and generous thing to do for the residents such a caring gesture xx thank you to all the staff for looking after my mum xx many thanks to you all xxx

Thank you so much Tina. Such a lovely thing to do. Amhurst and my mum are so lucky to have such kind thoughtfull carers such as you. X

Thank you Tina. You make our visits very enjoyable and run the cafe so well. My Dad is so lucky to have such lovely people around him. Merry Christmas to you all. X

What a lovely thing to do Tina. My grandad is very lucky to be surrounded by such caring people. Merry Christmas 🎅

Amazing thanks Tina, and for all you do in the cafe xxx

Awww how lovley ! Tina is the kindest woman and I’m lucky enough to have had the pleasure to work along side her ! 👏👏👏 happy Xmas to all Amherst residents 🥂🍻

Wow this is amazing and so generous!! Have a wonderful Christmas Tina and all at Amherst Court 🎄🎅🏼🤶🏻🎁

Love this ❤️ Tina your such a thoughtful lady x

Three cheers for Tina - merry Christmas 💜🎄🎅🏻 xx

A lovely thought ,these people put the extra Care in Care homes.🥰

That is so nice of Tina! Very lucky to have such amazing staff! Xxxxx

Tina are you the female Santa ... was very kind of you to do this for the residents. 🥰🥰🥰

Thank you Tina merry Christmas xx

What a lovely thing to do merry Christmas xxx

That’s so generous and kind of you Tina💕 My mum, the other residents and us relatives are so lucky to have you at Amherst! Heart of gold. Thank you 🙏💕🎄🎉🥰

Tina has a heart of gold ❤️❤️❤️

Love it! ❤️ Tina lovely inside and out 😘

Well done Tina xx

Well done my lovely 😍xxx

That's awesome 👏 We love you Tina Anderson ❤️❤️❤️

That’s lovely Tina xx

Well done Tina Anderson brilliant cafe xx

Tina is one of a million. Your 💖 is of

Tina is fabulous ❤️

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1 month ago

Our Christmas so far!🎅 We have enjoyed making cards and gingerbread houses, as well lots of decorations for the suites ready for our Christmas decoration competition! We also had our 1st Christmas party where Peter Kneebone returned to sing for us and are looking forward to our next Christmas party on the 23rd!🎄 ... See MoreSee Less

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Looks like fun was had by all. X👍

Looks like so much fun!

Love these picturesxx

Lovley pictures xxx

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