Chaucer House Care Home in Canterbury

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What’s it like at Chaucer House care home?

At Chaucer House, our passionate and dedicated staff work hard to create a welcoming atmosphere for all. Chaucer House staff put the health and well-being of the residents at the heart of everything they do. The team of qualified and attentive staff focus on the individual needs of the residents and provides residential, nursing and dementia care for 60 residents.

The modern and luxurious design of our Canterbury care home provides well-equipped, bright lounges and ensuite bedrooms to support person-centred care in which residents enjoy activities and socialise with other residents and staff. As a testament to our unique approach, Chaucer House has recently been recognised in property firm, Knight Frank’s, Luxury Care Home Guide 2020.

At the heart of the home is our philosophy of care, the Eden Alternative (Awarded Foundation), where staff encourage social interaction and engagement to work towards the eradication of loneliness and boredom.

Facilities & fun at our Canterbury care home

We have an impressive range of facilities which include the beauty salon where you can treat yourself to a new hairstyle or beauty treatment, a cinema room for residents and their families to enjoy a movie, and a playroom with toys for the younger visitors to the home! There are communal tablets available for residents wanting to browse the internet or communicate with loved ones through email or video.

Residents of Chaucer House care home in Canterbury can visit the pretty gardens to while away a peaceful afternoon, or join in with the daily programme of activities throughout the home. The minibus also gives residents the opportunity for day trips out to local places of interest.

There is a visitor cabin on the grounds of Chaucer House care home, available for families to use to meet their loved ones safely in a warm and friendly outdoor environment.

Practical support at Chaucer House

When it comes to practical things like washing, we’ve got it covered. 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 our care home. What’s more, the catering team are always on hand to meet any dietary requirements or requests that our residents require.

Our Canterbury care home also offers a respite care service that gives family carers or caregivers the chance to have a break from caring, go on holiday, or simply have some well-earned time off.

What’s near our Canterbury care home?

Planning to visit your family member who is a resident at Chaucer House? Want to explore the local area or take your loved one on a day trip? Our Canterbury care home is just a stone’s throw from a bustling and charming historic city filled with numerous transport links, places to eat, attractions, and amenities, such as libraries, healthcare centres, dentists, and specialist retailers.

– Spend an afternoon exploring the iconic Canterbury Cathedral and grounds.

– Indulge in some retail therapy on the High Street with well-known retailers like Marks & Spencer, The Edinburgh Woollen Mill, Mountain Warehouse, and so many more.

Explore the historic city on foot or by bus. Canterbury Shopmobility have electric and manual wheelchairs for rent should you require those.

– Visit The Canterbury Tales museum (and find out why we’re called Chaucer House care home!)

– Attend a live performance at The Marlowe Theatre.

– Explore the exhibition and curiosities at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge.

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Chaucer House Care Home

A modern purpose built care home, located in the historic city of Canterbury.

82 St Martins Hill, Littlebourne Road, Canterbury, CT1 1PS

The care we offer at Chaucer House

We offer 24 Hour Residential Care including specialist Nursing Care, Dementia Care and also Respite Care for those who need it. Chaucer House in Canterbury is a modern purpose-built luxury care home. We are focused on delivering exceptional person-centred care. We have a full and varied activities programme and encourage all residents to take part as well as be fully involved in the community.

‘The hardest decision a family has to make when a Care Home is the obvious and necessary is which one. This research was carefully done by my Sister and thankfully Chaucer House was chosen. Mum was not a person easily satisfied so it was great relief when she told us that she was happy and liked the Staff. Thank You to all at Chaucer House’ – Daughter of Resident

Take our virtual tour of Chaucer House Care Home

Get a feel for the furnishings and layout of Chaucer House care home by taking one of our virtual tours. From the comfort of your own home, we invite you to take a leisurely trip around ours.

Chaucer House Accommodation and Facilities

Want to know more about the exceptional facilities and luxury accommodations at Chaucer House care home in Canterbury? Use the section below to gain more information about our Canterbury care home — from its quiet ensuite bedrooms to the bustling bar and bistro spaces.


The contemporary reception area at Chaucer House is light and welcoming, featuring a large tall glass atrium. No matter the time, we always have a friendly receptionist on hand who is there to welcome and assist guests and residents with any enquiries they may have.

Lobby Lounge

Spacious and clean, our lobby lounge offers a welcoming atmosphere for all of our Canterbury care home residents and is available for meeting up, making arrangements, or relaxing. There is lift access to all floors of the home here.

Lounge Areas

Our quiet and comfortable lounge area offers the residents of our Canterbury care home and their families a quiet, spacious place to relax and socialise together.


Chaucer House has a large well-maintained garden with plenty of mature trees, plants, and shrubs. Our garden has many different zones from secluded hard-paved patios to more tranquil grassy areas. We encourage residents to join in our diverse schedule of horticultural activities and outdoor social events.

Dining Room

Hungry? We have a large dining area in each of our suites that provides nutritious food to guests and residents. Our restaurant areas are also a place for people to gather and socialise at their leisure.


Everyone needs pampering every once in a while. Our onsite salon and therapy room offer many treatments for our residents, including hairdressing, nail manicures, and other wellbeing treatments.


There is a beautiful bar on the top floor for residents to enjoy featuring large windows and stunning panoramic views of the local area. Relax and unwind here where many events and parties are held.


Our Canterbury care home has a cosy, but spacious, bistro area for residents to enjoy less formal food. There is a large balcony with views overlooking our gardens here too.

Family Room

Our care home’s family room is a wonderful area for family and friends to visit loved ones. The room is great for children as we have plenty of fun toys and an assortment of games available.


Our Snug area allows residents of our Canterbury care home to enjoy a peaceful moment, reading a book or just relaxing on comfortable sofas and armchairs.

Ensuite Bedroom

We have bright ensuite bedrooms in Chaucer House which lead into a separate bathroom area. The rooms can be personalised by residents with items and their own furniture to make it feel like home.


Our ensuite wet rooms feature accessible facilities including large power showers and luxury hand basins. They also contain plenty of space for toiletries and decorations, allowing residents privacy, personalisation, and comfort.


Keep up to date with the latest happenings at our care home in Canterbury by following our blog. From events and recruitment to maintenance work, we aim to keep all of our residents, their families, and prospective residents in the loop.

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